David Kelsey

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David H Kelsey (born 1932) [1] 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.[1] His major work on theological anthropology appeared in 2009, Eccentric Existence.

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.[2] This honor is rarely conferred on international scholars.


  1. ^ a b Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Craig G. Bartholomew, Daniel J. Treier, Dictionary for theological interpretation of the Bible, (2005), p860. ISBN 978-0-8010-2694-2
  2. ^ Yale University. "Notes from the Quad". Retrieved July 1, 2012. 

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