Andreas Kostenberger | Faculty and Staff

Andreas J. Köstenberger

Adjunct Professor of New Testament & Biblical Theology



Andreas Köstenberger is originally from Vienna, Austria and received a masters and doctorate in social and economic sciences at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics). He earned his MDiv from Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions in Columbia, SC and his PhD from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL.


Dr. Köstenberger currently serves as Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology and Director of the Center for Biblical Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. He is also the Founder of Biblical Foundations,™ an organization devoted to encouraging a return to the biblical foundations in the home, the church, and society.


Dr. Köstenberger is a leading evangelical scholar and prolific author. He has authored, edited, or translated close to 60 books, including God, Marriage, and Family, A Theology of John’s Gospel, Excellence, and the commentary on 1-2 Timothy and Titus in the Evangelical Biblical Theological Commentary series. He and his wife Margaret have four children: Lauren, Tahlia, David, and Timothy.




MDiv Columbia Biblical Seminary & Graduate School of Missions
PhD Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



New Testament
Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
Biblical Theology
Johannine Theology



Books (Selected)
Note: Several of these books were co-authored. View a complete list of publications here.

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Signs of the Messiah (2021).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Invitation to Biblical Interpretation (2021).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. The Holy Spirit, Theology for the People of God (2020).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Handbook on Hebrews through Revelation (2020).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Commentary on 1-2 Timothy and Titus (2020).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Salvation to the Ends of the Earth: A Biblical Theology of Mission (2020).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. The Jesus of the Gospels (2020).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Jesus and the Future: Understanding What He Taught about the End Times (2017).

Köstenberger, Andreas J. Women in the Church, 3rd ed. (2016).