Kenneth E Bailey

Kenneth E Bailey

Kenneth E. (Kenneth E.) Bailey (1930-2016) was a well-known Middle Eastern New Testament scholar and lecturer. He was the Canon Theologian of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh, and he was an ordained Presbyterian minister. His works include Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes, The Good Shepherd, Open Hearts in Bethlehem: A Christmas Play, and The Cross and the Prodigal Son. He has written over 150 articles in English and Arabic. Bailey lived and taught in seminaries and institutes in Egypt, Lebanon, Jerusalem, and Cyprus for forty years.

He taught New Testament and was the chairman of the Biblical Department at the Near East School of Theology in Beirut for twenty years, where he also developed and led the Institute for Middle Eastern New Testament Studies. Bailey was also a member of the Jerusalem-based Ecumenical Institute for Theological Research's faculty. Bailey lectured and taught in theological colleges and seminaries throughout the world, including England (Oxford, Read More chevron_right