David H Kelsey (born 1932)  is Luther Weigle Professor Emeritus of Theology at Yale Divinity School. Like his colleagues Hans Frei and George Lindbeck, David Kelsey received both a BD (1958) and PhD (1964) from Yale, and was a member of the faculty at Yale Divinity School from 1965 until his retirement in 2005.
In 2011, he delivered the Warfield Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary.
In 2012, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in theology from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. This honor is rarely conferred on international scholars.
- The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology, (London: SCM Press, 1975)
- ‘Biblical narrative and theological anthropology’, in Garrett Green, ed, Scriptural Authority and Narrative Interpretation, (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987)
- To Understand God Truly: What’s Theological About Theological Education?, (Westminster John Knox Press, 1992)
- Between Athens and Berlin: The Theological Education Debate, (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1993)
- Imagining Redemption, (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005)
- ‘Personal Bodies: A Theological Anthropological Proposal’, in Richard Lints, Michael S Horton, Mark R Talbot, eds, Personal Identity in Theological Perspective, (Grand Rapids, MI: William B Eerdmans, 2006)
- ‘The Human Creature’, in John Webster, Kathryn Tanner and Iain Torrance, eds, The Oxford Handbook of Systematic Theology, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007)
- Eccentric Existence: A Theological Anthropology, (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009)