Princeton, NJ, September 16, 2011–Dr. David Hogue, professor of pastoral
theology and counseling at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in
Evanston, Illinois, will give a public lecture at Princeton Theological
Seminary on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. on “Brain Matters: Toward a
Practical Theology of Human Relationality.” The lecture, part of the Science
for Ministry Institute, will take place in Stuart Hall, Room 6, on the Seminary
campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
is interested in marriage and family counseling, ritual studies, and the
neurosciences, with a particular focus on the relationships between worship and
pastoral care. He has written Perspectives
(AltaMira Press, 2006), and Remembering
the Future, Imagining the Past: Story, Ritual, and the Human Brain (Pilgrim
Press, 2003), and coauthored Promising
Again (Westminster John Knox Press, 1995).
received a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in cooperation with
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, a M.Div. from Christian Theological
Seminary, a M.S.Ed. from Indiana State University, and a B.A. from Greenville
Science for Ministry Institute is sponsored by the School of Christian Vocation
and Mission and is funded by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. It is
a unique program that brings together pastor-scientist pairs from churches and
other ministry contexts for educational experiences designed to promote
productive theological engagement with the sciences at the local level. In its
final year, the program is now open and accepting applications from
individuals, in addition to participant pairs. Click here for more information about the Science
for Ministry Institute.
Theological Seminary was founded in 1812, the first seminary established by the
General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church.
It is the largest Presbyterian Seminary in the country, with more than 500
students in six graduate degree programs.