David Congdon

 

 

David W. Congdon is a PhD candidate in systematic theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. His dissertation focuses on Barth and Bultmann. He currently lives in Princeton with his wife and son. In June he will move to west Chicago to take a position as associate editor of academic books at InterVarsity Press.

 

 

 

Jessica DeCou

 

Jessica DeCou will join the faculty of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary this fall as Visiting Lecturer in Systematic Theology.  She earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in June of 2012, completing a dissertation on Karl Barth’s theology of culture and its relevance for the study of American popular entertainment.  She recently served as a Junior Fellow at the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion and as a Dissertation Fellow with the Louisville Institute.  Her publications include articles in the International Journal of Systematic Theology, Word and World, Christianity Today, and the Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception.

Hans-Anton Drewes

 

Dr. theol. Hans-Anton Drewes is the former director of the Karl Barth Archives in Basel, Switzerland. He is also the general editor of the Karl Barth Gesamtausgabe.

 

Kevin W. Hector 

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Kevin Hector is Assistant Professor of Theology and of the Philosophy of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He is a constructive Christian theologian whose work aims to carry on Chicago’s tradition of public theology by setting modern Protestant theology (particularly the trajectory that runs from Kant, Hegel, and Schleiermacher through Ritschl, Troeltsch, Barth, Tillich, Bultmann, Ebeling, Jüngel, etc.) in conversation with contemporary theology (especially contextual and liberation theologies), philosophy (including continental, analytic, as well as pragmatic philosophies), theory (especially critical social theories of various stripes), and science (especially neuroscience and evolutionary biology), and trying to do so with a maximum of clarity and rigor.

 

George Hunsinger 

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George Hunsinger is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology. He earned his B.D. from Harvard University Divinity School and his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Yale University. He served as director of the Seminary’s Center for Barth Studies from 1997 to 2001. He has broad interests in the history and theology of the Reformed tradition and in “generous orthodoxy” as a way beyond the modern liberal/conservative impasse in theology and church. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he was a major contributor to the new Presbyterian catechism. He teaches courses on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit in the Reformed tradition, the theology of the Lord’s Supper, the theology of John Calvin, and classical and recent Reformed theology. He is the founder of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture.

 

Cambria Janae Kaltwasser

 

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Cambria Janae Kaltwasser is a Ph.D. candidate in systematic theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.  Her research focuses on Barth's theological anthropology, particularly his understanding of human agency.  She is a candidate for ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and regularly contributes to the educational ministries of Lawrence Road Presbyterian Church. 

 

Gerald McKenny 

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Gerald McKenny is the Walter Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. McKenny teaches and writes on Christian ethics and the ethics of biotechnology. He is the author of To Relieve the Human Condition (SUNY Press, 1997), a Choice Outstanding Book, The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth’s Moral Theology (Oxford University Press, 2010), and about thirty-five articles and book chapters in Christian ethics, biomedical ethics, the ethics of biotechnology, religious ethics, and the philosophy of medicine. He is co-editor of three books, including The Ethical (Blackwell, 2003) and Altering Nature (two volumes) (Springer, 2008). He is nearing the completion of a book on Christian ethics and biotechnology and has begun work on another book on eschatological political theology. Prior to coming to Notre Dame in 2001 McKenny taught at Rice University, where he served as chair of the Department of Religious Studies and as co-director of a PhD program in health care ethics linking Rice with the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. At Notre Dame he served as director of the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values for eight years.

 

Daniel Migliore

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Daniel L. Migliore is a Christian theologian and author. He is Professor Emeritus of Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. About: He holds a B.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University. He received an honorary doctorate (humane letters) from his alma mater Westminster College (Pennsylvania). An ordained Presbyterian minister, he is a member of the Presbytery of New Brunswick and frequently teaches in local congregations. His areas of interest include systematic theology, Karl Barth, the Trinity, and Christology. During his career he taught courses on Christology, the doctrine of God, the theology of Karl Barth, Barth’s Church Dogmatics, and an introductory course on the doctrines and practices of Christian faith. He retired as Charles Hodge Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in 2009.

 

Adam Neder 

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Adam Neder is an Associate Professor of Theology at Whitworth University, specializing in Systematic theology, history of doctrine, Christology, Christian life, and Karl Barth's theology. He received his M.Div. and Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, and is the author of Participation in Christ in Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics, in the Columbia Series in Reformed Theology (Westminster John Knox Press, 2009). Dr. Neder was voted Most Influential Professor by the 2008 and 2011 senior classes and received the Whitworth Junior Faculty Award in 2007.

 

Peter Paris 

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Reverend Dr. Peter J. Paris is the Elmer G. Homrighausen Professor of Christian Social Ethics, Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has also taught at Vanderbilt University Divinity School in Nashville, TN, Howard University School of Divinity in Washington D.C., Union theological Seminary in New York City, and Harvard University Divinity School. Dr. Paris has published several books including Black Religious Leaders: Unity in Diversity; The Social Teaching of the Black Churches; The Spirituality of African Peoples: The Search for a Common Moral Discourse; Virtues and Values: The African and African American Experience.  He has also edited The History of the Riverside Church in the City of New York, and Religion and Poverty: Pan-African Perspectives. He has co-edited other books and has authored chapters in books and numerous essays in academic journals. He is the General Editor of a series with New York University Press on Religion, Race and Ethnicity.

 

Kate Sonderegger 

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Kate Sonderegger joined is Professor of Theology at Virginia Theological Seminary. She completed her Ph.D. at Brown University in 1990. She previously earned a D.Min. and STM from Yale and a A.B. in medieval studies from Smith College. Before joining the faculty at VTS, she served on faculties at Middlebury College and Bangor Theological Seminary. She is the author of That Jesus Christ Was Born a Jew: Karl Barth's "Doctrine of Israel" (University Park: Penn State Press, 1992). Professor Sonderegger is a member of the American Academy of Religion, Kampen-Princeton Barth Consultation, Karl Barth Society of North America; American Theological Society, Society for the Study of Theology, and since 2004 has been the co-chair for the Reformed Theology executive committee.