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Stephen G. Ray Jr.

Rev. Dr. Stephen Ray, Professor of Systematic Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, African American man
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Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Professor of Systematic Theology

  • B.S., Charter Oak State College
  • M.Div., Yale Divinity School
  • Ph.D., Yale University

Rev. Dr. Stephen G. Ray Jr. holds the Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher Chair of Theology and is Professor of Systematic Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. In addition, he is the President of the Society for the Study of Black Religion and the Co-Chair of the Workgroup on Constructive Theology. Having written and lectured broadly in the areas of Systematic Theology, African American religion, human rights and the intersection of religion and politics, Ray’s current work focuses on the Church’s complicity in several genocides which have been unfolding during modernity and in theologically reconstructing the idea of Christian vocation such that the idea it contributes to the formation of genocide resistant Christian communities.