Donald McKim

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Donald K. McKim (born February 25, 1950) is an American Presbyterian theologian and editor. He works as Academic and Reference Editor for Westminster John Knox Press.

McKim studied at Westminster College, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and the University of Pittsburgh. He has taught at Memphis Theological Seminary and the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.[1]

McKim is known for his 1979 book The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible: An Historical Approach. Co-authored with Jack B. Rogers, it was Eternity magazine's "Book of the Year" in 1980. In the book, Rogers and McKim argued that the Bible was infallible but not inerrant.[2]

Donald Keith McKim was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania on February 25, 1950 to Keith Beatty and Mary Alisan (Leslie) McKim.[citation needed]


  • McKim, Donald K.; Jack B. Rogers (1979). The Authority and Interpretation of the Bible: An Historical Approach. Wipf & Stock. ISBN 978-1-5791--0213-5.
  • McKim, Donald K. (1988). Theological Turning Points. Westminster John Knox Press. ISBN 978-0-8042-0702-7.
  • McKim, Donald K., ed. (1992). Encyclopedia Of The Reformed Faith Hardback. Edinburgh: St. Andrew Press. ISBN 0-7152-0660-5.
  • McKim, Donald K. (1996). The Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms. Westminster John Knox Press. ISBN 978-0-6642-5511-4.
  • McKim, Donald K., ed. (1998). Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters. IVP Academic. ISBN 978-0-8308-1452-7.
  • McKim, Donald K. (2004). The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin. Cambridge Companions to Religion. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521016728.
  • McKim, Donald K., ed. (2007). Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters. IVP Academic. ISBN 978-0-8308-2927-9.
  • McKim, Donald K. (2011). A Down and Dirty Guide to Theology. Westminster John Knox Press. ISBN 978-0-6642-3405-8.


  1. ^ "Donald K. McKim". The Kerygma Program. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  2. ^ Woodbridge, John D. (1982). Biblical Authority: A Critique of the Rogers/McKim Proposal. Zondervan. pp. 14–15. Retrieved 31 October 2015.