Grant Osborne

Grant Osborne (b. 1942) is an Arminian Evangelical theologian. He has been professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School since 1977. "Prior to coming to Trinity, Osborne taught at Winnipeg Theological Seminary and the University of Aberdeen. Osborne did undergraduate work at Taylor University and received the Bachelor of Arts in missions and pastoral training from Fort Wayne Bible College, the Master of Arts in New Testament from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has also done academic research at the University of Cambridge, England, and the University of Marburg, Germany." [1]

Osborne is editor of the IVP New Testament Commentary series and the Life Application Bible Commentary (Baker). Dr. Osborne was also one of six editors in charge of the New Living Translation (1996). He is currently working on a commentary on Matthew for Zondervan. [2]



  • Romans. IVP New Testament Commentary Series (IVP, 2004)
  • Revelation. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (Baker, 2002)
  • Three Crucial Questions about the Bible (Baker, 1994)
  • The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (IVP, 1991; 2006)
  • The Resurrection Narratives (Baker, 1984)

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