Faculty who value courage, curiosity, and the Church


Our faculty offer more than excellence in teaching and research. Their research and teaching engagement is aimed at making a difference in the Church, the academy, and the public square. They work tirelessly to ensure that courageous and talented persons are made ready for ministry in a wide-variety of vocational settings.

A Diverse, Passionate, and Renowned Faculty


Garrett values the particularity and diversity of God’s human family and we seek to represent that diversity and inclusion within our community. As a student you’ll learn from one of the most diverse seminary faculties in the nation — diverse in race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, culture, and theological thought. Our faculty hail from every region of the United States, as well as Argentina, Brazil, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Trinidad and Viet Nam.

36% born and raised outside of the United States

55% Black, Indigenous, People of Color

46% identify as women

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Faculty Publications

God’s Beloved Queer: Identity, Spirituality, and Practice


Dr. Rolf Nolasco

Rueben P. Job Professor of Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Theology

Good News Preaching


Rev. Dr. Gennifer Brooks
Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Preaching

Who Was Jesus and What Does It Mean to Follow Him?


Dr. Nancy Bedford

Georgia Harkness Professor of Theology

Rooted and Grounded in Love: Holy Communion for the Whole Creation


Rev. Dr. Timothy Eberhart

L. Robert and Marilyn McClean Associate Professor of Ecological Theology and Practice

Common Worship: Tradition, Formation, Mission


Rev. Dr. E. Bryon Anderson

Ernest and Bernice Professor of Worship

Reset the Heart: Unlearning Violence, Relearning Hope


Rev. Dr. Mai-Anh Le Tran

Associate Professor of Religious Education and Practical Theology


Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation


Rev. Dr. Cheryl Anderson

Professor of Old Testament

Let Your Light Shine: Mobilizing for Justice with Children and Youth


Rev. Dr. Reginald Blount

Murray H. Leiffer Associate Professor of Formation, Leadership and Culture


Rev. Dr. Virginia Lee

Associate Professor of Christian Education

Korean Women, Self-Esteem, and Practical Theology: Transformative Care


Dr. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology

Evangelism for Non-Evangelists: Sharing the Gospel Authentically


Rev. Dr. Mark Teasdale

E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism

This Mortal Flesh: Incarnation and Bioethics


Dr. Brent Waters

Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Critical Theology Against US Militarism in Asia: Decolonization and Deimperalization


Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh

Harry R. Kendall Professor of Christian Theology and Postcolonial Studies

Beyond Indulgences: Luther’s Reform of Late Medieval Piety, 1518-1520


Dr. Anna Johnson

Associate Professor of Reformation Church History


Location US Theological Education in a Global Context: Conversations with American Higher Education


Dr. Hendrik R. Pieterse

Associate Professor of Global Christianity and Intercultural Theology


Reading the Early Church Fathers


Dr. James Papandrea

Professor of Church History and Historical Theology

Ecclesiastes – Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries


Dr. Julie Duncan

Associate Professor of Old Testament


The Spirit Hovers: Journeying through Chaos with Prayers


Dr. K.-K. Yeo

Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament