About Denis Kaiser
Denis Kaiser is assistant professor of church history at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, the annotation project editor of Ellen G. White's letters and manuscripts for the Ellen G. White Estate, Silver Spring, MD, and a co-editor of the "History of Theology and Ethics" section of the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventism.
Born in Rostock, Germany, Kaiser received a Dipl.-Finw. (FH) in tax law from the Fachhochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung, Polizei und Rechtspflege, Güstrow, Germany, in 2001. He also received a Bachelor of Theology from Bogenhofen Seminary, Austria, in 2007, and earned a Master of Arts degree in Theological Studies and Church History and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Adventist Studies and Historical Theology from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary of Andrews University in 2009 and 2017 respectively.
Previously he worked as an internal revenue officer for five years, translated publications from English to German for about twenty years, and served in numerous other research and editorial functions. He is involved in such scholarly societies as the Society of Biblical Literature, the Adventist Theological Society, the American Society of Church History, and the Verein für Freikirchenforschung. He has authored a number of publications on Adventist history and theology.
Kaiser is married to Angelika, a trained language teacher.
|January 2017 - Present||Assistant Professor of Church History, Andrews University ‐ Church History Department|
|March 2016 - Present||Annotation Project Editor, Ellen G. White Estate|
- GSEM 534 - Issues in Ellen G. White Studies
- CHIS 574 - History of Seventh-day Adventist Theology
- CHIS 674 - Development of Seventh-day Adventist Theology
|BTh, Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen|
|MA, Andrews University|
|PhD, Andrews University|
Office Location: Seminary Hall N330
Phone: (269) 471-3542
Book Chapters (13)
Contribution to Book
The Biblical Sanctuary Motif in Historical Perspective
Scripture and Philosophy: Essays Honoring the Work and Vision of Fernando Luis Canale (2016)
The chapter summarizes Canale’s remarks on the philosophical conceptions concerning a heavenly sanctuary and outlines the theological and exegetical ideas ...
Contribution to Book
How Ellen White Did her Writing
Understanding Ellen White: The Life and Work of the Most Influential Voice in Adventist History (2015)
The chapter addresses questions about Ellen White's process of writing, the influence of her literary assistants on her literary productions, ...