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Douglas Adams (MDiv 1970) Postmodern Worship & the Arts (Resource Publications, 2002)
Dance as Religious Studies, with Diane Apostolos-Cappadona (Resource Publications, 2001)
The Prostitute in the Family Tree: Discovering Humor and Irony in the Bible (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1997)
Transcendence With the Human Body in Art: George Segal, Stephen de Staebler, Jasper Johns, and Christo (Crossroads Pub Co, 1991)
Meeting House to Camp Meeting: Toward a History of American Free Church Worship (Sharing, 1981)
William Adamson (STM 1955; ThD 1960) Small Churches: Understanding and Encouraging Them (Adam Enterprises, 1993)
Empowering Disciples: Adult Education in the Church (Novalis/Wood Lake Books, 1990)
Bushnell Rediscovered (United Church Press, 1966)
Bernhard Anderson (MA 1938) Understanding the Old Testament with Steven Bishop and Judith Newman (Prentice Hall, 2006)
The Unfolding Drama of the Bible (Fortress Press, 2006)
From Creation to New Creation: Old Testament Perspectives (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2005)
Creation Versus Chaos: The Reinterpretation of Mythical Symbolism in the Bible (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2005)
The Eighth Century Prophets: Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2003)
Out of the Depths (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2000)
Contours of Old Testament Theology (Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 1999)
The Old Testament & Christian Faith: a Theological Discussion (Harper & Row, 1963)
Israel’s Prophetic Heritage (Harper & Row, 1962)
Rediscovering the Bible (Association Press, 1956)
Daryl Balia (CAP 1988) Make Corruption History (SPCK London, 2009)
Lizann Bassham (MDiv 1986) One of Another (BookSurge Publishing, 2008)
Barefoot (BookSurge Publishing, 2006)
Sexuality and Our Faith, Grades 10-12: A Companion to Our Whole Lives, with Gordon J. Svoboda II, Jory Agate, Lizann Bassham, Makanah Elizabeth Morriss, and Sarah Gibb Millspaugh (UUA/UCC, 2000)
Sexuality and Our Faith, Grades 7-9: A Companion to Our Whole Lives, with Gordon J. Svoboda II, Jory Agate, and Makanah Elizabeth Morriss (UUA/UCC, 1999)
Deepening Faith: Youth Ministry Resource, and Some Miscellaneous Advice.
David B. Batstone (MDiv 1984) Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade – and How We Can Fight It (HarperOne, 2007)
Saving the Corporate Soul – and (Who Knows?) Maybe Your Own (Jossey-Bass, 2003)
The Good Citizen (Routledge, 2001)
Liberation Theologies, Postmodernity and the Americas(Routledge, 1997)
New Visions for the Americas: Religious Engagement and Social Transformation (Augsburg Fortress, 1993)
From Conquest to Struggle: Jesus of Nazareth in Latin America (State University of New York Press, 1991)
Therese “Tess” Baumberger (MDiv 2003) Green Leaves for Hair: Dream Poems, with Ralph Dranow
Barbara Baumgarten (MA 1986) Visual Art as Theology (Peter Lang Publishing, 1995)
Heinrich Bedford-Strohm CSS 1985) Nature Space and the Sacred, editor with P. Scott, S. Bergmann, and M. Jansdotter (Asgate, 2009)
Und das Leben der zukünftigen Welt. Von Auferstehung und Jüngstem Gericht, editor (Neukirchen-Vluyn, 2007)
Sinn der Arbeit – Ethos der Arbeit. Beiträge aus Theologie und Ökonomie, CD, co-editor (Neuendettelsau, 2007)
Nach Gott im Leben fragen. Ökumenische Einführung in die Theologie, with U. Link-Wieczorek, R. Miggelbrink, D. Sattler, M. Haspel, and U. Swarat (Gütersloh/Freiburg, 2004)
Freiheit Verantworten. Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Wolfgang Huber, co-editor (Gütersloh, 2002)
Religion Unterrichten. Aktuelle Standortbestimmung im Schnittfeld zwischen Kirche und Gesellschaft, editor with Beiträgen von F. Schweitzer, M. Meyer-Blank, M. Petzold, U. Link-Wieczorek u.a. (Neukirchen-Vluyn, 2003)
Gemeinschaft aus kommunikativer Freiheit. Sozialer Zusammenhalt in der modernen Gesellschaft. Ein theologischer Beitrag (Gütersloh, 1999)
Vorrang für die Armen. Auf dem Weg zu einer theologischen Theorie der Gerechtigkeit (Gütersloh, 1993)
Larry Beggs (MDiv 1957) Open House (Ballantine Books, 1973)
Huckleberry’s For Runaways (Ballantine Books, 1969)
Nicholas Benton (MDiv 1969) co-author of Smash the Church, Smash the State!: The Early Years of Gay Liberation (City Lights Books, 2009)
John E. Biersdorf (MDiv, 1957) Creating an Intentional Ministry (Abingdon Press, 1976)
Hunger for Experience: Vital Religious Communities in America (Seabury Press, 1975)
Floyd W. Bland (DMin, 1999) The Christian Heritage: Answers for a Searching World(WinePress Publishing, 2008)
Kayla Bonewell (MDiv, 2008) co-author of Open Arms Theologies: Reflections on Becoming the Church That is Needed (Open Way Publishers, 2007)
Sally Brown (MDiv, 1988) A Biography of Mrs. Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous, with David R. Brown (Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services, 2001)
Tom Bull (MDiv, 1967) On the Edge of Deaf Culture: Hearing Children/Deaf Parents Annotated Bibliography (Deaf Family Research Press, 1998)
Sharon Burch (MDiv, 1984) Collective Absolute Presuppositions: Tectonic Plates for the Churches (Peter Lang Publishing, 1998)
Karin Case (MDiv, 1990) co-editor and author of Disrupting White Supremacy from Within: White People on What We Need to Know, with Jennifer Harvey and Robin Hawley Gorsline (Pilgrim Press, 2008)
Paul Chaffee (MDiv, 1977) Remembered Light – Glass Fragments from World War II(McDonald Trust, 2007)
publisher of Sacred Spaces – 2004 Interfaith Sacred Space Design Competition (Interfaith Center at the Presidio, 2004)
Shared Wisdom – Growing Grassroots Interfaith Relationships (Interfaith Center at the Presidio, 2004)
publisher of One World, Many Voices, interfaith songbook edited by Jack Lundin (Interfaith Center at the Presidio, 2002)
Accountable Leadership – A Resource Guide for Sustaining Legal, Financial & Ethical Integrity in Today’s Congregations (Churchcare Publishing, 1993)
Spirit Awakening: A Book of Practices, with Judith Favor, William Moreman, Fay Oliver, and Flora Wuellner (United Church of Christ, 1988)
Kittredge Cherry (MDiv, 1990) Jesus in Love: At the Cross (AndroGyne Press, 2008)
Art That Dares: Gay Jesus, Woman Christ, and More(AndroGyne Press, 2007)
Jesus in Love: A Novel (AndroGyne Press, 2006)
Hide and Speak: How to Free Ourselves From Our Secrets (Harper San Francisco, 1991; AndroGyne Press, 2006)
co-editor of Equal Rites: Lesbian and Gay Worship, Ceremonies, and Celebrations, with Zalmon Sherwood (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1995)
Jan Christian (MDiv, 2002) Leave No Brother Behind: A Sister’s War Memoir (Mill City Press, 2010)
Joan B. Clair (MDiv, 1984) Wind-of-Fire: The Story of the Untouchable (Wind of Fire Press, 1999)
Creature Creator (2012)
Robert M. Collie (ThD, 1970) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Guide for Family, Friends, and Pastors (Routledge, 2005)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Pastoral Care for the Road to Change (Routledge, 2000)
Matthias: The Confessional Prayers of a Pastoral Counselor (Lima Press, 1972)
Daniel C. Damon (MDiv, 1987) Fields of Mercy (Oregon Catholic Press, 2004)
To the Thirsty World: New Hymns for a New Day(Abingdon Press, 2002)
The Sound of Welcome (Hope Publishing, 1998)
Faith Will Sing (Hope Publishing, 1993)
A Place of Meeting (Self-published, 1991)
A Place of Prayer (Self-published, 1989)
Sharon Delgado (MDiv, 1991) Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization (Fortress Press, 2007)

www.shakingthegatesofhell.org

Hope For the Earth: A Handbook for Christian Environmental Groups (Geneva Board of Church and Society, 1994)

Carla DeSola (MA, 1993) The Spirit Moves: Handbook of Dance and Prayer (The Sharing Company, 1986)
Learning Through Dance (Paulist Press, 1974)
Anne Dilenschneider (MDiv, 1987) editor of Meditations of the Heart: An Interfaith Book of Services, with S.B. Altan, P.O. Stephens, and L. Swarlis (Columbus School for Girls, 2003)
Transformational Leadership and the Care of Souls (Fault Line Institute, 2000)
poetry published in Inkwell, Membership Moments (Spiritual Directors International), Between: Pacifica Graduate Institute Literary Review, Presence: The Journal of Spiritual Directors International, The Salt Reader, Alive Now, Intersection: The Journal of the Guild for Psychological Studies
Herbert Dimock (MDiv, 1943) Once Upon a Desert: A Parable for the 21st Century(Eddy Publishing, 2008)
Skid Road Letters: The Victorious Beginnings of the First Avenue Service Center in Seattle During the 1960s (Eddy Publishing, 2005)
Joyful Journey (Eddy Publishing, 2005)
Abi: More Than Nurse to King David (Eddy Publishing, 2004)
Yeshua and the Intimate God (Eddy Publishing, 2003)
Beyond the Marry-Go-Round (Eddy Publishing, 2002)
Yeshua (Sterlinghouse Publisher, 2001)
Golden Marriage, with Margaret Dimock (CeShore Publishing Company, 1999)
Jon B. Eckels (MDiv, 1966) Sing When the Spirit Says Sing: Selected and New Poems 1960-1990 (Vision-Victory People, 1999)
Olaf Egeberg (MDiv, 1967) Coming Home: A Crossover Bible for Christians, Muslims, Jews and members of other religious faiths as well as for thoroughly non-religious persons
Richard Einerson (MDiv, 1961) Prayers of the People: Pastoral Prayers for Worship and Personal Devotion (AuthorHouse, 2006)
Vernard Eller (ThD, 1964) War and Peace: From Genesis to Revelation (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2003)
The Outward Bound: Caravaning as the Style of the Church (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2003)
Christian Anarchy: Jesus’ Primacy Over the Powers (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 1999)
The Beloved Disciple: His Name, His Story, His Thought: TWo Studies From the Gospel of John (W.B. Eerdmans, 1987)
Proclaim Good Tidings: Evangelism for the Faith Community (Brethren Press, 1987)
Towering Babble: God’s People Without God’s Word(Brethren Press, 1983)
The Language of Canaan and the Grammar of Feminism(W.B. Eerdmans, 1982)
Thy Kingdom Come (W.B. Eerdmans, 1980)
Cleaning Up the Christian Vocabulary (Brethren Press, 1976)
The Most Revealing Book of the Bible: Making Sense Out of Revelation (W.B. Eerdmans, 1974)
King Jesus’ Manual of Arms for the Armless: War and Peace From Genesis to Revelation (Abingdon Press, 1973)
The Simple Life: The Christian Stance Toward Possessions (W.B. Eerdmans, 1973)
The Sex Manual for Puritans (Abingdon Press, 1971)
The Mad Morality: Or the Ten Commandments Revisited(Abingdon Press, 1970)
His End Up: Getting God Into the New Theology(Abingdon Press, 1969)
Kierkegaard and Radical Discipleship: A New Perspective(Princeton University Press, 1968)
Patricia Ann Fisher (MRE, 1964) Lord Don’t Let It Rain at Lunch: More Devotions for Teachers (Zondervan, 1993)
Lord Don’t Let It Rain at Recess (Zondervan, 1988)
Yvette Flunder (CMS, 1995) Where the Edge Gathers: Building a Community of Radical Inclusion (Pilgrim Press, 2005)
James Ishmael Ford (MDiv, 1991; MA, 1992) Zen Master WHO?: A Guide to the People and Stories of Zen (Wisdom Publishers, 2006)
In This Very Moment: A Simple Guide to Zen Buddhism(Skinner House Books, 2002)
“Sitting Zen” in Everyday Spiritual Practice: Simple Pathways for Enriching Your Life, edited by Scott Alexander (Skinner House Books, 2001)
The Book of Mu:Essential Writings on Zen’s Most Important Koan (Wisdom Publications, 2011) edited with Melissa Myozen Blacker
If You’re Lucky, Your Heart Will Break: Field Notes From a Zen Life (Wisdom Publications, 2012)
Multiple Chapters citations in Daily Doses of Wisdom: a Year of Buddhist Inspiration (Wisdom Publications, 2013) edited by Josh Bartok
“Confessions of a UU Minister & Zen Teacher” in Buddhist Voices in Unitarian Universalism (Skinner House, 2013) edited by Wayne Arnason & Sam Trumbore
“If You’re Lucky, Your Heart Will Break” in Best Buddhist Writing, 2013 (Shambhala Publications, 2013) edited by Melvin McLeod
Karen Foster (MDiv, 1997) Spiritual Adventures in the Snow: Skiing and Snowboarding as Renewal For Your Soul, with Marcia McFee (Skylight Paths Publishing, 2009)
Douglas A. Fox (STM, 1958) Direct Awareness of the Self: A Translation of the Aparoksanubhuti by Sankara (Edwin Mellen Press, 1995)
Dispelling Illusion: Gaudapada’s Alatasanti (State University of New York Press, 1993)
Lauren Friesen (MA, 1981) translated from German to English Hermann Sudermann’sThe Storm Komrade Sokrates (University Press of America, 2003)
Wildflowers, a one-act play (Aran Press, 2001)
Prairie Songs (Pinchpenny Press, 1988)
Richard Gelwick (ThD, 1965) The Way of Discovery (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2004)
Titus George (2007) My Ishvara is Dead: Spiritual Care on the Fringes (Journal of Religion and Health, September 2009)
Online Article
Evan Golder (MDiv, 1964) UCC at 50: Our History, Our Future, with J. Martin Bailey (United Church of Christ, 2007)
Alan Green (MDiv, 1959) The Silent Years: Yeshua from Birth to Beatitude(OakTara, 2009)
A Company Discovers Its Soul (Berrett-Kohler, 1996)
The Way of Quality: Dialogues on Kaizen Thinkins, with Tom Lane (Dialogos Press, 1994)
Elaine Greensmith Jordan (MDiv, 1984) Mrs. Ogg Played the Harp: Memories of Church and Love in the High Desert (Two Harbors, 2012)
Essays from her memoir are also included in the following: “Will You Be a Priest?” in The Chrysalis Reader, Fall 06; “Finding God in Berkeley” in South Loop Review, Winter 07; “A Spring Melting” in Apocalypse Literary Arts Coalition Anthology, Spring 07; “A Prayer for Earl” inAlligator Juniper, 2008; “Cartoons” in The Georgetown Review, Spring 08; “Arizona Music” in Bayou Magazine, Winter 09; “Water Into Wing” in Dreamseeker, Spring 09; “Revelations” in Damselfly, Spring 09
Marilyn Gustin (MRE, 1966) A Gate Ajar (Xlibirs Corporation, 2004)
Redesigning Your Life When Your Spouse Has Died(Liguori Publications, 2002)
Finding Joy and Peace: Living Beatitudes Every Day(Liguori Publications, 1998)
The Courage to Change: Empowering Your Life from the Inside Out (Liguori Publications, 1996)
Have You Met the Master (Liguori Publications, 1995)
Living the Liturgy: The Mass as Personal Growth (Liguori Publications, 1993)
You Can Know God: Christian Spirituality for Daily Living(Liguori Publications, 1993)
How to Read and Pray the Parables (Liguori Publications, 1992)
Charles Hambrick-Stowe (MA, 1973) Holding on to the Faith: Confessional Traditions in American Christianity, with Douglas A. Sweeney (University Press of America, 2008)
The Living Theological Heritage of the United Church of Christ: Colonial and National Beginnings (Pilgrim Press, 1998)
Charles G. Finney and the Spirit of American Evangelicalism, with George Weigel and Robert Royal (W.B. Eerdmans, 1996)
Theology and Identity: Traditions, Movements, and Polity in the United Church of Christ, with Daniel L. Johnson (Pilgrim Press, 1990)
Early New England Meditative Poetry: Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor (Paulist Press, 1989)
The Practice of Piety: Puritan Devotional Disciplines in Seventeenth-Century New England (University of North Carolina Press, 1982)
M. Jean Heriot (MDiv, 1999) Blessed Assurance: Beliefs, Actions, and the Experience of Salvation in a Carolina Baptist Church (University of Tennessee Press, 1994)
Robin Hess (MDiv, 1958) L. Frank Baum and the Perfect Murder (Create Space, 2009)
Christmas in Oz, illustrated by son Andrew Hess (Books of Wonder, 1995)
Wakoh Shannon Hickey (MDiv, 2003) “Meditation is Not Enough: Chaplaincy Training for Buddhists,” in Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work, eds. L. Willa Miller and Cheryl Giles (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2012).
Buddhist-Christian Studies (editor), vol. 32 (2012). Editor’s Introduction.
Luke Higgins (MDiv, 2002) “Toward a Deleuze-Guattarian Micropneumatology of Spirit-Dust” in Eco-Spirit: Religions and Philosophies of the Earth (Fordham Press, 2007)
Stephen Hinerman (MDiv, 1986) Media Scandals: Morality and Desire in the Popular Culture Marketplace (Columbia University Press, 1998)
Lynne Hinton (MDiv, 1988) Christmas Cake (HarperCollins, 2009)
The Order of Things: A Novel (St. Martin’s Press, 2009)
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Minotaur Books, 2008)
The Arms of God: A Novel (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2006)
The Last Odd Day (HarperOne, 2005)
Forever Friends: A Novel (HarperOne, 2004)
Hope Springs (HarperOne, 2003)
The Things I Know Best: A Novel (HarperOne, 2003)
Friendship Cake: A Novel (Avon A, 2002)
Meditations for Walking (Smyth & Helwys Publishing, 1999)
Lynne is also the author of a mystery series called Shady Grove Series, written under the name Jackie Lynn and published by St. Martin’s Press.
Robert M. Holmes (ThD, 1965) Why Jesus Never Had Ulcers and Other Thought-Provoking Questions (Winterholm Press, 1988)
The Academic Mystery House – The Man, the Campus and their new search for meaning (Abingdon Press, 1970)
Maria Dancing Heart Hoaglund (1980-82) The Most Important Day of Your Life: Are You Ready?(Bridge to Dreams, 2010)
The Last Adventure of Life: Sacred Resources for Living and Dying from a Hospice Counselor (Findhorn Press, 2008)
Stewart Hoover (MA, 1976) Religion in the Media Age (Routledge, 2006)
Media, Home, and Family, with Lynn Schofield Clark and Diane F. Alters (Routledge, 2003)
Religion in the News: Faith and Journalism in American Public Discourse (Sage Publications, 1998)
Rethinking Media, Religion & Culture, with Knut Lundby (Sage Publications, 1997)
Religious Television: Controversies & Conclusions, with Robert Abelman (Ablex Publishing, 1990)
Mass Media Religion: The Social Sources of the Electronic Church (Sage Publications, 1988)
Bristol Huffman (MA, 2011) “Living (Together) without a Blueprint” in Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank About Faith (White Cloud Press, 2013)
Christina Hutchins (PhD, 2008) Collecting Light (Acacia Books, 1999)
L. Gail Irwin (MDiv, 1987) Toward the Better Country: Church Closure and Resurrection (Resource Publications/Wipf and Stock, 2014)
Paul Jeffrey (MDiv, 1980) Where Mercy Fails: Darfur’s Struggle to Survive (Seabury Books, 2009)
Recovering Memory: Guatemalan Churches and the Challenge of Peacemaking (Life & Peace Institute, 1998)
John Sam Jones (MDiv, 1984) Crawling Through Thorns (Parthian Books, 2008)
Welsh Boys Too (Parthian Books, 2006)
With Angels and Furies (Gay Men’s Press, 2005)
Fishboys of Vernazza (Parthian Books, 2003)
Steven Jordan (MDiv, 1987) The Sacred-Driven Couple Workbook: A Spiritual Pilgrimage Towards Creative and Relationship Wellness(AuthorHouse, 2005)
The Sacred-Driven Couple: A Spiritual Pilgrimate Towards Creative and Relationship Wellness (AuthorHouse, 2004)
Karen Josephson (MA, 1996) Seasons of a Family Table (Parabolani Press, 2007)
Victoria E. Joyce (MDiv, 2001) Witness: Poems (IUniverse, 2001)
Judith W. Kay (MA, 1978) Murdering Myths: The Story Behind the Death Penalty(Rowman and Littlefield, 2005)
Robert Kitchen (MDiv, 1974) The Book of Steps: The Syriac Liber Graduum, English translation & introduction, Robert A. Kitchen & Martien F. G. Parmentier (Cistercian Studies 196; Kalamazoo, MI: Cistercian Publications, 2004)
James Kitchens (MDiv, 1979) The Postmodern Parish: New Ministry for a New Era(Alban Institute, 2003)
Masako Kuroki (MA, 1994) co-author of Konzaisuru Megumi: Postcolonial Jidai no Shukyo to Feminism [Mixed Blessings: Religion, Feminism, and Postcolonialism] (Jinbun Shoin, 2004)
Ibunkaron eno Shoutai [Invitation to Cross-Cultural Studies] (Toki-Shobo, 1996)
Zander Keig (MTS 2004) ed. Letters for my Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect(Wilgefortis: 2010)
Chong Kau Lee (MA, 1982) Blessings of the Autum Rains (qiu yu zhi fu 秋雨之福)(Institute of Elders, Singapore, 2009)
Pastoral Ministry with Older Adults (lao nian mu yang xue 老年牧养学)(Trinity Theological College, Singapore, 2006; Yong Wan Publishing House, 2007)
Hsiu Yu Li (DMin, 1994) 李,秀玉著,洪主祐,林靜怡譯,詩篇與妳:為婦女設計的詩篇查經系列 (高雄:聖光神學院,2007) [Hsiu Yu Li, Hung Chu Yu, and Chin Yi Lin, trans. Relational God, Relational Women: Bible study series for women on the Book of Psalms (Holy Light Seminary, 2007)]
李,秀玉,編著,青少年/小組事工教戰手冊 (高雄:前程出版社,2008) [co-author and co-editor Strategies for Youth Ministry/Small Group (Chheng Chhern Publishing Co., 2008)]
Mark Liebenow (MDiv/MA, 1982) Mountains of Light: Seasons of Reflection in Yosemite(University of Nebraska Press, 2012)
And Everyone Shall Praise: Resources for Multicultural Worship (Pilgrim Press, 1999)
Prepare the Way: Daily Meditations for Advent and Lent(Pilgrim Press, 1999)
Is There Fun After Paul? A Theology of Clowning(Resource Publications, 1987)
poetry in The Spoon River Poetry Review, Clackamas Literary Review, and Fifth Wednesday Journal
Laura Magnani (MA, 1982) Beyond Prisons: A New Interfaith Paradigm for Our Failed Prison System, with Harmon Wray (Augsburg/Fortress Press, 2006)
James Manley (MDiv, 1966) Spirit Song, a songbook (ManleyMusic.com, 2002)
John Mansell (MDiv, 1985) The Funeral: A Pastor’s Guide (Abingdon Press, 1998)
Voices Crying in the Wilderness: Scripture-Based Dramas for Church Life and Worship, with Allene M. Parker (Educational Ministries, 1997)
Margaret Marcuson (MDiv, 1983) Money and Your Ministry: Balance the Books While Keeping Your Balance (Marcuson Leadership Circle, 2014)
Leaders Who Last: Sustaining Yourself and Your Ministry(Seabury Books, 2009)
Donald H. Matthews (MDiv, 1982) Honoring Ancestors: An African Cultural Interpretation of Black Religion & Literature (Oxford University Press, 1998)
Gisela Matthiae (CSS, 1991) editor of Feministische Theologie. Initiativen, Kirchen, Universitäten – eine Erfolgsgeschichte [Feminist Theology. Initiatives, Churches, Universities – A History of Success], with Renate Jost, Claudia Janssen, Antje Röckemann, Annette Mehlhorn in Verbindung mit Kristin Bergmann, Angelika Fromm, Mieke Korenhof, Anna Karena Müller, Hildburg Wegener, and Kathrin Winkler (Gütersloh, 2008)
editor of Der Sprung in der Schüssel. Künstlerinnen und Theologinnen im Gespräch [The Crack in the Bowl. Theologians and artists in Dialogue], with Kirsten Beuth and Benita Joswig (Herbolzheim, 2002)
“Clownin Gott”. Eine feministische Dekonstruktion des Göttlichen [Clownin Gott. A feminist deconstruction of the Divine] (Stuttgart, 1999; Auflage 2001)
editor of Frauen Leben Religion. Ein Handbuch empirischer Forschungsmethoden [Women Live Religion. Methods of Empirical Research], with Edith Franke and Regina Sommer (Stuttgart/Berlin/Köln, 2001)
Karen McClintock (MDiv, 1978) Healthy Disclosure: Solving Communication Quandaries in Congregations, with Dr. Kibbie Ruth (Alban Institute, 2008)
Preventing Sexual Abuse in Congregations (Alban Institute, 2004)
Sexual Shame: An Urgent Call to Healing (Fortress Press, 2001)
Curt Miner (MDiv 1985) The “Filmlical” Jesus: A Critically Evaluative Review of the Jesus Film Genre (Dissertation, School of Theology at Claremont, 1995; Dissertation Abstracts International, vol. 56, no. 12, June 1996)
Jeff Munnis (MDiv, 2009) Vision (Pessoa Press, 2008)
Next to a River (Pessoa Press, 2007
Suzanne Nichols (MTS, 2007) co-author of Open Arms Theologies: Reflections on Becoming the Church That is Needed (Open Way Publishers, 2007)
Barbara F. Nixon (MDiv, 1999) Things I wish Jesus Said (Create Space, 2012)
Tim Nuveen (MA, 1987) Poems for Dreamers (1986)
Andrew Sung Park (PhD, 1986) Triune Atonement: Christ’s Healing for Sinners, Victims, and the Whole Creation (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2009)
From Hurt to Healing: A Theology of the Wounded(Abingdon Press, 2004)
editor of The Other Side of Sin, with Susan Nelson (State University of New York Press, 2001)
Racial Conflict and Healing: An Asian-American Theological Perspective (Orbis Books, 1996)
The Wounded Heart of God: The Asian Concept of Han and the Christian Doctrine of Sin (Abingdon Press, 1993)
Ronald Parker (MDiv, 1966; PhD, 1974) Do I Belong in Seminary? (Alban Institute, 1998)
Peter K. Perry (MDiv, 1985) Bit Players in the Big Play, with Pamela J. Tinnin and Bass M. Mitchell (CSS Publishing Company, 2004)
Joseph Petulla (PhD, 1971) Christian Political Theology (Orbis Press, 1972)
American Environmental History (Boyd and Frasier, 1977)
American Environmentalism: Values, Tactics, Priorities(Texas A&M University Press, 1980)
Devadasan Premnath (CSS, 1979) Eighth Century Prophets: A Social Analysis (Chalice Press, 2003)
Curtis Preston (MDiv, 2003) The Unofficial Handbook of the United Church of Christ(Pilgrim Press, 2011)
Hope Raymond (MDiv, 1983) To Dance With the Universe: The Ripening of Consciousness (Create Space, 2013)
Where in the World is God? Humanity as Mirror(Smashwords, 2012)
Clyde Henderson Reid (MDiv, 1953) Dreams: Discovering Your Inner Teacher (Winston Press, 1983)
The Return to Faith: Finding God in the Unconscious(Harper & Row, 1974)
Celebrate the Temporary (Harper & Row, 1972)
Groups Alive-Church Alive: The Effective Use of Small Groups in the Local Church (Harper & Row, 1969)
The Empty Pulpit: A Study in Preaching as Communication (Harper & Row, 1967)
Elizabeth A. Robinson (MA, 2000) In the Sequence of Falling Things (Paradigm Press, 1990)
Bed of Lists (Kelsey Street Press, 1990)
Megan Rohrer (MDiv, 2005) Queerly Lutheran: Ministry Rooted in Tradition, Scripture and the Confessions (Wilgefortis, 2009)
Letters for my Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect(Wilgefortis, 2010)
Philip A. Rolnick (MA, 1986) Person, Grace, God (W.B. Eerdmans, 2007)
Explorations in Ethics (Greensboro College Press, 1998)
Daniel Romero (MDiv, 1970) Our Futures Inextricably Linked: A Vision of Pluralism(United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, 1994)
Wayne Rood (ThD, 1949) You Okay, Chappy: Memories of Infantry Field Chaplain WWII, and His Wife on the Home Front, with Anne Rood (Xlibris Corporation, 2002)
Phillip A. Ross (MDiv, 1980) Acts of Faith (Pilgrim Platform, 2006)
The Wisdom of Jesus Christ in the Book of Proverbs(Pilgrim Platform, 2006)
Marking God’s Word – Understanding Jesus (Pilgrim Platform, 2006)
Practically Christian: Applying James Today (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2001)
The Work at Zion: A Reckoning (Fairway Press, 1996)
Robert J. Russell (MDiv/MA, 1972) Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action: Twenty Years of Challenge and Progress, with Nancey Murphy and William R. Stoeger (Vatican Observatory FND NDUP, 2008)
Cosmology: From Alpha to Omega (Fortress Press, 2008)
Cosmology, Evolution, and Resurrection Hope: Theology and Science in Creative Mutual Interaction (Pandora Press, 2006)
Fifty Years in Science and Religion: Ian G. Barbour and His Legacy (Ashgate Publishing, 2004)
Resurrection: Theological and Scientific Assessments, with Ted Peters and Michael Welker (W.B. Eerdmans, 2002)
David Sammons (DMin, 1978) A Fresh Look at Marriage (Oak Tree Press, 1985)
The Marriage Option (Beacon Press, 1977)
William Sanford (MDiv, 1955) The San Joaquin, the Sierra and Beyond (Western Tanager Press, 1994)
Bruce Saunkeah (MDiv, 2005) co-author of Open Arms Theologies: Reflections on Becoming the Church That is Needed (Open Way Publishers, 2007)
Jack Sawyer (MDiv, 1985) editor of Men and Masculinity, with Joseph Pleck (Prentice Hall, 1974)
Karen D. Schreib (MDiv, 1980) Challenging Invisibility: Practices of Care with Older Women (Chalice Press, 2004)
Pat Schneider (MA, 1959) How the Light Gets In: Writing as Spiritual Practice(Oxford University Press, March 2013)
Writing Alone and With Others (Oxford University Press, 2003)
Wake Up Laughing: A Spiritual Autobiography (Amherst Writers & Artists Press, 2000)
Olive Street Transfer (Amherst Writers & Artists Press, 1999)
The Writer as An Artist: A New Approach to Writing Alone and With Others (Lowell House, 1993)
Long Way Home: Poems (Amherst Writers & Artists Press, 1993)
White River Junction: Poems (Amherst Writers & Artists Press, 1987)
Marla Schrader (MDiv, 1995) co-editor of Occupied with Nonviolence: A Palestinian Woman Speaks, with Diana Eck and author Jean Zaru (Fortress Press, 2008)
co-editor of Jerusalem What Makes for Peace! A Palestinian Christian Contribution to Peacemaking, with Naim Ateek and Cedar Duaybis (Melisende, 1997)
Harold Schulweis (ThD, 1972) Conscience: The Duty to Obey and the Duty to Disobey(Jewish Lights Publishing, 2008)
Linda Seger (MA, 1973) Spiritual Steps on the Road to Success (LionHudson, 2009)
And the Best Screenplay Goes To… (Michael Weise Productions, 2008)
Jesus Rode a Donkey: Why the Republications Don’t Have the Corner on Christ (Adams Media, 2006)
From Script to Screen: The Collaborative Art of Filmmaking (Lone Eagle Publishing, 2004)
Advanced Screenwriting: Raising Your Script to the Academy Award Level (Silman-James Press, 2003)
When Women Call the Shots: The Developing Power and Influence of Women in Television and Film (IUniverse, 2003)
Web Thinking: Connecting, Not Competing, for Success(Inner Ocean Publishing, 2002)
Making a Good Writer Great: A Creativity Workbook for Screenwriters (Silman-James Press, 1999)
Making a Good Script Great (Samuel French, 1994)
The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact and Fiction Into Film(Holt Paperbacks, 1992)
Creating Unforgettable Characters (Holt Paperbacks, 1990)
Micah Selu (MDiv/MABL, 2004) contributor to Touched by Grace: LGBT Stories in Community of Christ (John Whitmer Books and GALA, 2012)
Amos Smith (MDiv, 1998) Healing the Divide: Recovering Christianity’s Mystic Roots(Resource Publications, 2013)
Deb Smith (MDiv, 1984) contributor to Raising Our Voices: An Anthology of Oregon Poets Against the War (The Habit of Rainy Nights Press, 2003)
J. Gary Sparks (MDiv, 1974) Valley of Diamond: Adventures in Number and Time
(Inner City Books 2010)
Jeffrey Spencer (MDiv, 1987) A Death Penalty Curriculum
Patricia St. Onge (MDiv, 1995) Embracing Cultural Competency: A Roadmap for Nonprofit Capacity Builders (Fieldstone Alliance, 2009)
“Perfection May Be Overrated” in Collective Wisdom: Powerful Stories and Practical Advice for Achieving Success, edited by Donald Gerard (Create Space, 2009)
Jeffrey L. Staley (PhD, 1985) Jesus, the Gospels, and Cinematic Imagination: A Handbook to Jesus on DVD (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2007)
Reading With a Passion: Rhetoric, Autobiography, and the American West in the Gospel of John (Continuum, 2002)
Deborah Streeter (MA, 1978; MDiv, 1982) Dancing on the Brink of the World: Selected Poems of Point Lobos State Reserve (Point Lobos Association, 2003)
Priscilla Stuckey (MA, 1985) Kissed by a Fox: And Other Stories of Friendship in Nature (Counterpoint, 2012)
Frederick H. Talbot (STM, 1959) African American Worship: New Eyes for Seeing (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2007)
Wendy J. Taylor (MDiv, 1986) No Longer Strangers: The Practice of Radical Hospitality(CreateSpace, 2011) Website
Frank G. Thomas (MDiv, 1956) The making of an Ex-Minister: A View of Seminary Life in the 50s (AuthorHouse, 2005)
Penelope Ann Thoms (MDiv, 1997) Thin the Veil: Living and Dying Within Celtic Spirituality(BookSurge Publishing, 2006)
Pamela J. Tinnin (MDiv, 1996) Bit Plays in the Big Play, with Peter K. Perry and Bass M. Mitchell (CSS Publishing Company, 2004)
James Treat (MA, 1989) Around the Sacred Fire: Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era (University of Illinois Press, 2003)
Native and Christian: Indigenous Voices on Religious Identity in the United States and Canada (Routledge, 1996)
Connie Tyler (MDiv, 1999) Dancing the Deep Hum, One woman’s ideas about how to live in a dancing, singing universe (Deep Hum Productions, 2009)
Mark Unbehagen (MA, 2006) songs included in Sing! Prayer and Praise (Pilgrim Press, 2009)
Cheryl D. Ward (MA, 1998) If You Don’t Know Me By Now (Liberation Press, 2004)
Love Don’t Love Nobody (Liberation Press, 2006)
I’ve Fallen & I Can Get Up: Black Women Often Down But Never Out (Liberation Press, 1997)
Keith Watkins (ThD, 1964) A Visible Sign of God’s Presence: A History of the Yakama Christian Mission (Polar Star Press/Disciples of Christ Historical Society, 2009)
Ray L. Welles (MDiv, 1955) Familiar Strangers – Encounters With Jesus (Liturgy Training Publications, 2000)
Robert A. West (MDiv, 1970) The Seven Steps of Agape Prayer (Trafford, 2013)
Traci West (MDiv, 1984) Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women’s Lives Matter (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2006)
editor of Our Family Values: Same-Sex Marriage and Religion, Volume 2 of Defending Same-Sex Marriage, 3 vols. (Greenwood/Praeger, 2006)
Holy Conversations: Talking About Homosexuality, A Congregational Resource, with Karin Oliveto and Kelly Turney (Pilgrim Press, 2005)
Wounds of the Spirit: Black Women, Violence, and Resistance Ethics (NYU Press, 1999)
James White (STM, 1969) Christianity 101: Tracing Basic Beliefs (Westminster/John Knox Press, 2006)
Intergenerational Religious Education: Models, Theory and Prescription for Interage Life and Learning in the Faith Community (Religious Education Press, 1988)
Round Boys Great Adventures: Fishalogues Through Rocky Mountain Trout Waters (Whitefish Press, 2009)
Brief Christian Histories: Getting a Sense of Our Whole Faith Story (coming out in 2014)
Carol Wickersham (MDiv, 1982) “Speaking the Truth to the Not-So Powerful” in Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak Out (W.B. Eerdmans, 2008)
Michael S. Williams (MDiv, 1979) Some Thoughts for the Journey to Cana: Christian Matrimony, Choice or Chance (Resource Publications, 2001)
Cynthia Winton-Henry (MDiv, 1983) Dance-The Sacred Art: The Joy of Movement as a Spiritual Practice (Skylight Paths Publishing, 2009)
Chasing the Dance of Life: A Faith Journey (Apocryphile Press, 2009)
What the Body Wants (Woodlake Press, 2004)
Dancing God’s People Into the Year Two Thousand: A Critical Look at Dance Performance in the Church(Sharing Co, 1985)
Toshimasa Yamamoto (MDiv, 1987) A History of Asia Ecumenical Movement (Shinkyo-shuppan, 2007)
Ama Zena (MA, 1998) co-author of Heart of the Visionary-Workbook for Women’s Work (Cosmic Cowgirls, 2008)
2017 John Deckenback (posthumous), William Johnson, Karen Oliveto, Patricia St. Onge
2015 Megan Rohrer, Kim Klein, Terry Messman, Evan Golder
2013 Yvette Flunder, Lauren Friesen, Victoria Kolakowski, Ray Welles
2011 George Aki, Roberta Rominger, Fred Plumer, John Vaughn
2010 Carla DeSola, Eugene Nelson, Joon Kwan Un
2009 James Corson, John Corson, Richard Corson, Roberta Corson, Herbert Dimock, Lynice Pinkard
2008 Doug Adams, Diane Darling, Frederick H. Talbot, Shigeo Tanabe
2007 Dorsey Odell Blake, Paul Chaffee, Mary Ellen McCarthy, Toshimasa Yamamoto
2006 Daniel Aprá, Wallace Fukunaga, David Sammons, Wendy Taylor
2005 Jon Eckels, Cynthia Winton-Henry, James Treat
2004 James Chuck, Jim Mitulski, Dorothy Mae Williams
2003 Lynne Hinton, Robert Rue Parsonage, Kealahou Alika
2002 Stewart M. Hoover, Linda Seger, Michael Yoshii
2001 Edwina Hunter, David Kaupu, Paul Jeffrey, Lyda Pierce
2000 W. Bruce MacKenzie, Ronald E. Parker, Pat Schneider
1999 Robert Leland, Daniel F. Romero, Robert John Russell
1998 Sr. Diane Kennedy, Michael Rhodes, Rabbi Harold Schulweis
1997 Bishop Wilbur Choy, Richard Gelwick, Susan Lyon
1996 Mary Jacobs, Carol Keim, Bishop Roy Sano
1995 Teruo Kawata, Robert Lemon, Bishop Roy Nichols, Barbara Troxell

Israel “Izzy” Alvaran (DMin ’10)

United Methodist Church; San Francisco, CA
Israel “Izzy” I. Alvaran is an ordained Elder in the Philippines Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. He has served in various ministry settings as pastor, youth minister and faculty at a UMC university and seminary in the Philippines. He is currently under episcopal appointment to serve as Western Regional Organizer with Reconciling Ministries Network, covering 11 states in the west coast. A long-time activist, Israel worked as Person-in-Mission of the UMC General Board of Global Ministries for the Manila Episcopal Area, focusing on advocacy for low-wage workers. For a number of years, he was a community outreach organizer for UNITE HERE Local 2 (the hotel workers union) and Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice of California. Prior to joining RMN, he served as national organizer for economic justice with the UMC General Board of Church and Society. A political asylee from the Philippines, Israel lives in San Francisco, CA and is immersed in the life of his community. He has served on the boards of API Equality, East Bay Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, San Francisco Pride at Work, Jobs with Justice-San Francisco, and currently on the leadership teams of Network on Religion and Justice for API LGBTQ People and National Ecumenical Forum for Filipino Concerns. Israel has a Masters of Divinity degree and a Masters of Theology degree from Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines. With a dissertation focused on faith-rooted organizing, he received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA in 2010 as a recipient of the UMC Crusade Scholarship.


Todd Atkins-Whitley – Current Student (Ex-Officio)

Berkeley, CA

Todd Whitley is a second-year MDiv student also enrolled in the Certificate for Spirituality and Social Change and Certificate in Sexuality and Religion. He is from Dallas, Texas where he is a member of Cathedral of Hope UCC and guided the church’s associated social justice organization before beginning seminary. Todd is currently a pastoral intern at Glide Memorial UMC, serves on the PSR chapel planning committee, and is co-moderator of CAPSR. He is a father of four, grandfather of two, and partner to Miguel Atkins-Whitley.


Michael Bausch (MDiv ’74)

United Church of Christ; Madison, WI

Michael BauschMichael Bausch (MDiv ’74) is an ordained UCC minister who served churches in California, Iowa and Wisconsin, where he lives (near Madison) with spouse Rev. Catherine Ann Carlson (MDiv ’75). Michael was an Earl Lectures Preacher 2002; PSR Minister in Residence 2007; PSR Adjunct Faculty teaching summer sessions and online courses 2005-2011; and led an Earl Lectures Workshop in 2015. He is the author of several books and articles on practical and prophetic ministry.  Michael taught biblical studies courses at University of Wisconsin-Platteville 2007-2015.


Diana Becton (MTS ’15)

El Sobrante, CA

Diana BectonJudge Becton attended Oakland Public Schools, and earned a Masters of Theological Studies at Pacific School of Religion (2015). Judge Diana Becton is a Superior Court Judge in Contra Costa County, appointed to the bench in 1995, and has served in numerous leadership roles including, Presiding Judge, Assistant Presiding Judge, Supervisor Civil Fast Track, Supervisor Felony Criminal Calendar.  She is President of the National Association of Women Judges, the nation’s leading voice for women in the judiciary.

Judge Becton received honors: CCCBOS Outstanding Judiciary/Community Service (2017); CABL Bernard S. Jefferson, Judge of the Year (2016); CWL “Rose Bird Memorial” (2012); Positive contributions City of Richmond (2016); National Organization of Black Law Enforcement, “Trail Blazer” (2014); BWOPA Honoree 2013; ABWA (2012) “Women of Distinction”; CWL (2011-2012) Women of Distinction;” KGO “African American Salute (2012); “Judicial Excellence Award,” CABL Judicial Section (2011); “Judge of the Year” Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers (2007); “Award of Judicial Excellence, Charles Houston Bar Association” (2006); Black Women Lawyers of Northern California (2011).

She convened “Clean Slate Day (2016),” helping over 800 individuals clean up criminal records and traffic tickets, and Co-Chaired “Know Your Rights,” a Youth Symposium for West Contra Costa County, as part of a dialogue to educate communities.

Judge Becton serves as faculty and a minister at her church in Richmond, teaching theology for LIAT of Allen Temple, and is a frequent lecturer, teacher and preacher both at home an nationally.

Judge Becton serves on The State Bar Council on Access and Fairness Committee, and is the Vice-Chair.  In 2008, the Chief Justice, appointed her to the Judicial Council Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions, in 2007 to the Judicial Council Access and Fairness Advisory Committee (re-appointed 2010; 2014), where she served as Chair of the Women of Color Subcommittee.


Therese DesCamp (MDiv ’92)

United Church of Canada; New Denver, British Columbia

Therese DesCamp is a 1992 graduate of PSR and a 2004 graduate of the GTU. While she has worked in the church, her call is to a different kind of ministry: spiritual direction; a funky kind of community-based pastorate called Wide Spot; writing; retreat work; and the occasional teaching opportunity. She lives in the middle of nowhere, British Columbia, with her spouse Rev. George Meier (also 1992). Her biggest concern is the lived integration of spirituality and skillful action; her intellect is stimulated by the intersection of cognition studies with the language of spiritual disciplines; and her favorite pastime is Mahjong.


Paige Foreman, Editor of Weekly Update (Ex-Officio)

Berkeley, CA

Paige Foreman is pursuing a Masters in Social Transformation degree at PSR, studying the intersection between interreligious dialogue, social justice work, and the arts. Prior to PSR, she studied at Gallaudet University and earned two B.A. degrees in English and Philosophy, graduating Summa Cum Laude and with University Honors. Her research as an undergraduate centered on doing philosophy through literature and Deaf philosophy of music. After PSR, she hopes to pursue doctoral work in religious studies.

Paige is a “renaissance soul” and has a wide range of interests, but she considers herself a writer at heart, and writing is how she does interreligious dialogue and social justice activism. She is a journalist, novelist, performance poet, and composer. Her journalism has been published in Tikkun Magazine, Thought Catalog, Technical.Ly D.C., and The Buff and Blue.

When Paige is not contemplating the meaning of life or figuring out how to achieve world peace, you can find her swimming in the bay, playing piano, or doing karate.


Kent Gilbert (MDiv ’91)

Kent GilbertKent Gilbert is an ordained pastor in the United Church of Christ who has served churches in Idaho, Oregon, and Kentucky. He has served as Lead Pastor of Union Church (The Church of Christ, Union) in Berea, Kentucky since 1997, where he has been extremely active in continuing the church’s historical social justice witness. He has served as a member of the Kentucky Council of Churches Executive board for 19 years, including 2 terms as Secretary and one as First Vice President. He was elected President in 2016. Kent has also served various settings of the United Church of Christ and is active in the Indiana-Kentucky Conference. His work at PSR empowered a creative ministry utilizing the arts and prophetic preaching to inspire inclusive communities of justice and joy.


Sonny Graves (MDiv ’16)

United Church of Christ; Berkeley, CA 

My name is Sonny Graves. I am a PSR Graduate from the class of 2016, Master of Divinity Program. While at PSR I worked as a chaplain, a congregational intern, and participated in the Trans*gender Seminarian Program of CLGS. I have extensive community relationships in the Bay Area, and currently work for the Northern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ. I would be excited to help build relationships, and resources for PSR alumni/ae – and continue to be a voice that guides and nourishes this seminary where I received my education for religious leadership. It is my hope to serve in the tradition of Boldness, and holy faith that is the legacy of the Pacific School of Religion to be a part of building a more just, and joyful world for all people.

 


Jeremy Hamilton-Arnold (MA ’12)

Disciples of Christ; Houston, TX

Jeremy Hamilton-ArnoldJeremy Hamilton-Arnold completed his Master of Arts degree (Art & Religion concentration) from the GTU, affiliating with PSR, in May 2012. Jeremy wrote his Master’s thesis on the (mis)appropriation of a sacred Aboriginal figure/image by a Perth street artist, but he considers the most significant aspects of his time at PSR to be the powerful bonding of community––through casual D’Autremont conversations to excursions with the Great Outdoors group––as well as an initial forging of interest in gallery and museum work. Following graduation and a summer of work at Crater Lake National Park, he moved to Claremont, CA to live with his spouse, Rev. Caroline Hamilton-Arnold, then attending Claremont School of Theology. Jeremy worked for two years at the Disciples Seminary Foundation as an administrator while also working part-time as an instructor at the First Street Gallery Art Center, a gallery that hosts and exhibits the work of adult artists with mental disabilities. He then went on to Yale Divinity School in New Haven, CT, affiliating with the Institute of Sacred Music, to complete a second Master of Arts degree in Religion (Visual Art and Material Culture concentration). While there, he immensely enjoyed working as a Gallery Teacher at the Yale University Art Gallery and soon found his calling to be an educator shift from higher education to the art museum. He now teaches as a FAQ Team Member at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.


Katherine Kunz (MA ’06)

Claremont, CA

Katherine Kunz  is currently Director of Alumni Relations at Dominican University, and is working on her doctorate in Theology at the GTU. She served as the Director Alumni Relations at PSR from 2007-2013.

 


Tara Limbaugh – First-Year Graduate (Ex-Officio)

Tara Limbaugh is a recent graduate of the 2014-2015 PSR Changemaker Fellowship where she was awarded a Certificate of Spirituality and Social Change. The fellowship experience confirmed her call to ministry and led her to pursue a Master of Divinity from PSR. Prior to seminary she obtained a BA in Nonprofit Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and worked as a professional grant writer and development associate. She also served on the board of Upstate Pride and organized various events for the rural LGBT community in the Upstate of South Carolina. She is seeking ordination in the United Methodist Church where she hopes to blend military chaplaincy with parish ministry. She is passionate about new ministry initiatives based on existing Wesleyan theology, Clemson football, good BBQ, and following the way of Jesus. She lives in Berkeley with her partner, Pastor Caiti Hamilton, and the love of her life, a 15-month-old goldador named Amos.


Rev. Allison Kanani Mark (MDiv ’07)

Allison MarkBorn and raised in Honolulu, Hawai’i, Rev. Allison Kanani Mark is a 3.5 generation Chinese American and 5th generation Japanese American Pastor’s Kid. Graduating from University of Washington in Seattle in 2000, with degrees in Sociology, American Ethnic Studies, and Communications, Rev. Kanani returned to Hawai’i and worked for four years as a Christian Education Director (Kilohana) and became more engaged with community organizing through Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE).

Answering a call to ministry, she entered seminary at Pacific School of Religion in 2004. In seminary, she cultivated her passion for Peace & Justice ministries and Mission & Compassion work. She served with Buena Vista UMC and on the East Bay’s Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice (ICWJ) in Oakland, the Cal-Nevada Philippine Human Rights Work, and the Kairos Response in the Holy Land. In 2008, Pastor Allison was appointed to the Cal-Pac Annual Conference as the Associate Pastor at First UMC Pasadena. Pastor Allison is very engaged in the work of the Annual Conference and community abroad.

Heavily influenced by Rev. James, and his brother Phil Lawson’s non-violent justice work during the Civil Rights Movement, Pastor Allison and her husband, Pastor Andy, have committed acts of Civil Disobedience in the name of worker justice for OurWalmart workers and Immigration Reform. Their 21-month-old daughter, Kaira is a young activist at heart and has been very supportive, attending every rally and protest with her parents!


Richard Nugent (MDiv ’96)

Unitarian Universalist Association; Washington, DC

Reverend Richard A. Nugent was ordained to the Unitarian Universalist ministry in April 1997.  From 1997 to 2008, Rev. Nugent served as interim minister to seven congregations.  Since 2008, Richard has served as Director of the UUA Office of Church Staff Finances.  In that capacity, Richard is responsible for the UUA’s national health plan, retirement plan, and other employee benefit plans.  In addition, he advocates for “fair compensation” for congregational staff and administers the Living Tradition Fund and other accounts providing financial assistance to ministers, both working and retired, in times of personal economic need.

Richard earned a B.A. in Economics from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. and a Masters of Divinity degree (1996) from the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California.  While a PSR, Richard chaired the CAPSR Council and received the Koinonia Award for community-building.

Before attending seminary, he spent 22 years working in public policy.  He has worked as a staff assistant to two United States Senators (Senator Gaylord Nelson and Senator Joseph Biden) for eleven years (1972-1983); as a political/market research consultant (1983-1984); as Director of Government Affairs for the Epilepsy Foundation for seven years (1984-1991); as administrator of a health care project in Indonesia (1992-1993); and as a lobbyist for the Unitarian Universalist Association (1996-1997).

Richard lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Eileen, and son, Asa.  Eileen recently retired from her career as a diplomat with the United States Department of State.


Loey Powell (MDiv ’77)

United Church of Christ; Cleveland, OH

I graduated from PSR with an M.Div. in 1977 and was ordained in 1978 by the Golden Gate Association of the N. California-N. Nevada Conference of the UCC.  I have served in ministry for almost 40 years, beginning as the Director of an ecumenical environmental justice organization, as an Interim Associate Conference Minister for the No. Cal. Conference, as in Interim Associate Minister at 1st Congregational UCC in San Francisco, as the founding pastor of Peace UCC in Oakland (since dissolved), as Pastor of the United Church in Tallahassee, FL, as the last Executive Director for the Coordinating Center for Women in Church and Society of the UCC, as a Team Leader in Justice and Witness Ministries of the UCC with responsibility for justice for women, peace, and human rights issues, as the Executive Associate to the General Minister and President of the UCC with a focus on leadership development, and on the staff of the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries as a contract staff prior to my retirement in 2016.  I have a breadth of experience in the UCC and a commitment to developing new leaders who are equipped with the skills and experience needed in a church and world that is rapidly changing. Through my work, I have worked in interfaith, multi-faith and ecumenical organizations, including serving as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. I remain good friends and colleagues with many of my classmates from PSR and we share a common experience of our years there as being transformative of us in so many ways.  On a personal note, I am married to my partner/spouse, Brenda Joyner, of 21 years, an interracial relationship through which I have learned a great deal about racism, privilege, white supremacy and love.


Ron Stief (MA, MDiv ’87)

United Church of Christ; Washington, DC

Rev. Ron Stief, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is the executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, an interfaith organization of more than 325 religious organizations committed to ending U.S.-sponsored torture. NRCAT is based in Washington, DC.

Rev. Stief is a national leader and faith strategist on torture and human rights. He speaks widely at college campuses, interfaith events, and coalition actions to end CIA torture, end the torture of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons, and oppose the racism and religious bigotry that drives torture. He has been interviewed by CNN, HuffPost Live, the New York Times, Religion News Service, Washington Post, the Christian Post, National Catholic Reporter and many other national publications. He serves as chair of an interfaith coalition of 34 national religious bodies and denominations, Shoulder to Shoulder / Standing with American Muslims Upholding American Values, and is a board member of the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good.

From 1999 to 2008, Rev. Stief was director of the Washington D.C. office of the United Church of Christ where he led advocacy for its 5,000 congregations and 1 million members across the country on a broad range of domestic and international issues, through both the UCC’s Washington D.C. and United Nations offices.

Rev. Stief has taught as an adjunct faculty member of the Pacific School of Religion and the Starr King School for the Ministry, both in Berkeley, and the McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, and earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Montana. He holds a Master of Arts in Social Ethics and a Masters of Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion.

Ron and his wife, Rev. Sandee Yarlott, also a PSR alum, have one son and two grandchildren.

Mariah Callison (MDiv ’14) recently began serving as a Staff Chaplain at the John Muir Medical Center in Concord, California.

Gwynn Fuqua (MDiv ’14) was ordained in the Christian Church of Northern California – Nevada (Disciples of Christ) on November 14, 2015. Since January 1, 2016, she has been serving as Associate Pastor of First Christian Church of Alameda (Disciples of Christ).

Pepper Swanson (MDiv ’14) will be ordained on Saturday, March 19th at Eden United Church of Christ in Eden’s historic Pioneer Chapel.  Pepper has been called to be Eden’s Designated Term Associate Minister.

Brian Adkins (MDiv ’14) is the Pastor at Open Door UMC in Richmond, CA.

Tracy Barnowe (MDiv ’11, MA ’12) is the settled minister at First Congregational Church of San Rafael, UCC, and is a church growth consultant and teacher.

Since 2013, Jonathan Dodson (MDiv ’11) has been the Head of Spiritual Care and Hospice Chaplain at Alliance Community Hospital in Alliance, OH. He and his wife, Jeannette Brodersen (MDiv ’09), welcomed their first child, a daughter, in November of 2015.

Andrew Greenhaw (MDiv ’12) is the pastor at St. Paul’s UCC in New Orleans, a new and renewing church.

Vathanak Heang (MDiv ’14) is a pastor at Santa Clara UMC in Santa Clara, CA. He writes, “I love feeding people spiritually. The ministry is very exciting, especially working with people from different ethnic groups.” Recently, Vathanak started a Cambodian language ministry at Santa Clara UMC.

Diane Johnson (MDiv ’14) has been approved for ordination in the Bay Association of the Northern California Nevada Conference of the UCC. She is currently on the Bay Association Council and joined the NCNC Council after Annual Gathering. Diane is in continued discernment for a sponsoring organization to issue a letter of call in Public and Community Ministry and hopes to be ordained by the end of 2015. Diane continues to work with national not-for-profits and is excited about continuing to serve as a New Beginnings Assessor, working with congregations to define their future visions. This fall, Diane will begin working with the Center for Progressive Renewal, serving as a coach and consultant to congregations engaged in leadership and capacity building.

Emily Labrecque (MDiv ’14) recently started as the Interim Director of The Niebuhr Center for Faith and Action at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL.

Leslie Leasure (MDiv ’14) will be ordained on October 24th, 2015, at Plymouth UCC in Oakland. Leslie is the Program Manager for the Ignite Institute @ PSR (formerly the Center for Spiritual and Social Transformation), and curates Into the Wilderness (itwcommunity.org).

John Alex Lowell (MDiv ’10) is currently involved in an Accessibility Ministry helping people and houses of worship improve spiritual, attitudinal and architectural accessibility to people with disabilities and disabling health conditions from age.

James Merriam (MDiv ’15) is a restaurant manager developing the “sacrament of brunch.” He is also doing extensive pulpit supply.

Joseph Nutini (CSSC ’15) has published his new book, Loving Beyond Reason: A Guide Through Spirit, Love, and Transformation. Through his writing, Joseph channels a message of hope and inspiration for everyone working to make the world a better place while improving their own lives.

Meighan Pritchard (MDiv ’10) was ordained in the Fall of 2014, and serves as the half-time pastor at Prospect UCC in Seattle. She has been serving for the past two years as the UCC Minister for Environmental Justice and is easing out of that role, but will continue to lead environmental justice workshops for the UCC all over the country­.

Bonnie Rambob (MDiv ’15) was ordained into ministry in the United Church of Christ at the Congregational Church of San Mateo on August 15, 2015. Bonnie begins her tenure as a professional minister serving the Congregational Church of San Mateo (CCSM) as Transitional Minister of Intergenerational Education. Bonnie has a passion for creating spaces where people of many generations seek and find meaning in their individual spiritual journeys as well as in the communal Christian faith journey. One of her favorite faith formation programs is a multi-faith program called Peace Village.

Nyasha Junior (MDiv ’01) has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Department of Religion at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Her book An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation has just been published with Westminster John Knox.

Jonathan Leavy (MDiv ’01) is now Chaplain at Pathways Hospice in Oakland, CA and currently serving as Co-Chair of the Committee on Ministry Section B for the Northern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ.

Margaret Lirones (MA ’00) is the Senior Librarian at Corcoran State Prison (California).  She writes, “I find this a rewarding job that helps me fulfill the mandate of Matthew 25:36.  However, statewide there are chronic vacancies and high turnover in Librarian and Senior Librarian positions…I find that my faith and my PSR education are as important as my Library Science degree as reasons why I find this job worthwhile and fulfilling.”

Jennifer Mills-Knutsen (MDiv ’00) has been serving as the Senior Pastor of the American International Church in London since July 2015. The congregation is made up of expatriates from the U.S. and around the world, along with native Londoners, and it is affiliated with the United Reformed Church in the U.K.

Jeremy D. Yunt (MDiv ’00) recently published his fourth book, entitled Love, Gravity, and God: Religion for Those Who Reason (Barred Owl Books, 2015). The book is a layperson’s guide to Paul Tillich’s three-volume Systematic Theology. Highlighting Tillich’s central theological concepts, it challenges the basic tenets of Christian fundamentalism. It offers a reasoned and hopeful alternative to the distorted teachings of fundamentalism; teachings that have made “religion” a maligned word in our time.  Dr. Paul Lee, Paul Tillich’s teaching assistant in the 1950s and 1960s, wrote the introduction.

Eileen Altman (MDiv ’07) is the Associate Minister at First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, supporting the faith formation and outreach/social justice ministries of the church. FCCPA is growing and thriving!

Lea Appleton (MDiv ’03) is the Associate Dean of Student and Community Life at Claremont School of Theology. She is enjoying working with students to create community “that is fun!”

Laura Barnes (MDiv ’01) is currently in transition after 15 years of youth/young adult and children’s ministries in UCC churches in the Bay Area. She is taking Interim Ministry Training this fall.

Francine Brookins (MDiv ’02) is currently serving as the pastor of Beth-El AME Church in Fontana, CA. She is the Secretary of the AME Church’s Judicial Council and its second vice president of Women in Ministry. Francine is currently running for Bishop of the AME Church.

Rev. Donna DeCamp (MDiv ’03): After more than six months in hospice care due to metastatic prostate cancer, my beloved husband of more than 26 years, Charles Donald DeCamp died at home on January 27, 2017, at age 79. He is also survived by his sister, Doris White of Louisville, KY, three daughters, two step-daughters and their spouses/life partners: Michelle and Jimi Hanigan (Montgomery, TX), Nicole DeCamp and Jim Taira (Oklahoma City, OK), Stephanie and James Thomas (Houston, TX), Diana Morrow and Courtney Briggs (Oakland, CA), Amanda Morrow and Matthew White (Portland, OR). Additional survivors include six grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, one step-great granddaughter, numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and a very special cousin, Douglas Kranz (Mary Alice) of Roswell, GA.

Don was born in Charlestown, IN, to Ada Elaine McCoy (of the “real” McCoys) and Roy Everett DeCamp and raised in Louisville, KY.  He graduated Shawnee High School as a math and science major and attended Purdue University with a Naval scholarship from 1955-1957. Leaving Purdue to pursue his love of airplanes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Institute in Miami, FL, he graduated in 1958 with certification in flight control mechanisms, engines and propulsion systems.  Don entered the Air Force in 1959 and served four years in the Strategic Air Command. Upon discharge he joined the IBM Corporation in San Antonio, TX where there and in other IBM locations he successfully utilized his technical expertise for 30 years.  After retirement from IBM, Don continued to work in the telecommunications industry with such firms as MFS Datanet, WorldCom, Looking Glass, EDS, Avaya, tw telecom, Telekenex and NetFortris. Don frequently said, “My vocation is my avocation;” and he continued full employment until his disease forced him to begin a leave of absence in June, 2016.

Our daughter Diana designed a website (http://www.dondecamp.com) with information and details about Don’s memorial service and reception.  Scroll through the site to also hear a message from Don, view photos, etc. Don’s memorial service will be held on February 25th, 2017 at Pacific School of Religion.

Elizabeth Dilley (MDiv ’03) is serving the UCC in the national setting as the Minister for Ministers in Local Churches. In this role, she works with conferences and associations to strengthen covenants of mutual accountability. She makes her home in Cleveland with her spouse, Paul Richardson, their child and their two dogs.

Jeffrey Dirrim (MDiv ’06) is the Founding Pastor and Executive Director of Rebel and Divine UCC in Phoenix, AZ.

Heather Leslie Hammer (MDiv ’06) is currently in her third appointment in The United Methodist Church since graduating. She has served San Ramon Valley (Alamo) as Associate, St. John’s (Rohnert Park), and now Lynnewood (Pleasanton) for the past 4 years. She is the lead pastor serving a church of folks dedicated to community outreach. The congregation is interested in progressive theology and spiritual formation. They have a group working on issues of inclusion and are becoming more ethnically diverse each year.

Brian Hutchison (MDiv ’09) is the new Senior Pastor of Emerald City Metropolitan Community Church in Seattle. An installation service is being planned for the fall. More information can be found at mccseattle.org.

James Latimer (MDiv ’02) is doing renewal work at North Madison Congregational UCC in Madison, CT. He also coaches pastors and congregation through the Center for Progressive Renewal.

Susan Meeter (MDiv ’00) is currently in transition, experimenting with an arts ministry supporting prayer and meditation with beautiful touchstones (prayer chains, prayer bracelets).

Kimberly Montenegro (MDiv ’08) is leading a new church start­—a “multicultural traditional church,” in Mountain House, CA.

Heather Moody (MDiv ’04) serves as the pastor of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Poughkeepsie, NY. She recently enrolled in a two-year School for Transformational Leadership run by the Mastery Foundation (schoolforleadership.org, masteryfoundation.org).

The White House named Kim Morrow (MDiv ’00) a Champion for Change for her work mobilizing faith communities for environmental sustainability.

Lavon Stalling (MDiv ’09) was ordained on August 15th at the First Christian Church in Vallejo, CA. Lavon is active in community organizing efforts in Vallejo, CA, primarily around the issues of economic justice, education, and public safety. Lavon has formed a faith-based non-profit, The F.O.R.G.E., to provide afterschool programming and advocacy for at-risk and high-risk youth in Vallejo.

Corbin Tobey-Davis (MDiv ’08) is “rocking out” ministry at Parkview Church in Aurora, Colorado, recently starting a new 501c3 to support his community ministry offering. He is also happily raising two kids, helping to lead the Rocky Mountain Conference UCC Annual Meetings, and is a member of the Next Generation Leadership Initiative of the United Church of Christ.

Young-Gweon You (MDiv, MA ’90) was installed as the Dean of Graduate School of Theology & College of Theology at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.

Alison Berry (MDiv ’98) began a new ministry at the Church of the Joyful Healer in McKinleyville, CA on July 1st, 2015.

After serving Modesto First UMC for 11 years, Debra Brady (MDiv ’94) was appointed as Central Valley District Superintendent of the California-Nevada Conference of The United Methodist Church on July 1st, 2015.

Laura Stivers (MDiv ’92) is currently the Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Dominican University of California in San Rafael. She has a book that should be published this fall by Orbis Books entitled Earth Ethics: A Case Method Approach, co-authored with Jim Martin-Schramm.

Eric Dale (MDiv ’80) began as the Interim Pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Albany, Oregon on September 8th.

Philip A. Rolnic (MA ’86) has recently published a new book with Baylor University Press entitled Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos.

Mary Ellen McCarthy (MA ’87) recently retired as Special Projects Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

Jeffrey Spencer (MDiv ’87) is the Senior Pastor and Teacher at Niles Discovery Church in Fremont. The congregation is a recent merger of First Christian Church of Fremont and Niles Congregational Church (UCC) and is now dually aligned. The congregation recently underwent a major remodel of one building and the sale of another to a Buddhist community, with whom they are now finding ways to partner.

Robert Tussing (MDiv ’80) is currently the Senior Minister at Dublin Community Church (UCC) in Dublin, Ohio.

In May,  J. Shannon (Pitts) Chamberlin (MA ’75) completed her PhD in Education from Walden University. She will present her dissertation research at the International Conference for Service-Learning and Community Engagement 2015. Over the summer, she was a research fellow for Campus Compact (an organization that promotes service-learning). Now, J. Shannon is serving on the Community Engagement Council at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

For the past 15 years, R. Lee Hayward (MA, MDiv, ’74) has supported individuals seeking to integrate their personal values in the workplace. He works regularly with executives in the corporate world, as well as clergy in several judicatories for established and new church starts as a leadership coach. Lee is certified as an ontological coach by the International Coach Federation, and for the past 10 years, he has worked as executive coach to the head of NASA Mission Control in Houston, Texas.  Although recently retired from the United Methodist Church, Lee remains appointed by his Bishop and endorsed by the United Methodist Endorsing Agency to a ministry of organizational effectiveness and leadership development. Lee recently received the “Achievement Award for Excellence in Engineering” from the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston.   He and his wife Linda live in San Jose, California.

In August 2016, Marsh Hudson-Knapp (MDiv ’75) will retire after 35 years serving First Congregational Church of Fair Haven (VT) UCC.  Marsh has inspired Biblical Gardens around the globe, and involved the local church in healing, and community ministries.  Marsh and Cindy will live in Pownal, Vermont where he grew up.

Diane Dulin (MDiv ’79) is currently the Director of Church Participation for KAIROS USA, working on behalf of justice for Palestine.

Rich Smith (MDiv ’76) retired in May after 39 years in the UCC ministry, serving churches in Tombstone and Tucson, AZ, Long Beach, CA, Bethesda, MD, and most recently, the First Congregational Church of Reno, NV.

Pam Smith (CTS ’76) retired from teaching English and writing, most recently at the University of Nevada, Reno. Rich and Pam have moved to Green Valley, Arizona. They became grandparents a year ago, an event which encouraged them to retire!

Rev. Dr. Richard Cunningham (MDiv  ’68, MRel ’68) retired from the core faculty of the School of Theology and Ministry (STM), Seattle University. He was named Professor Emeritus of Contextual Education by the University.  He continues to teach in the new Doctoral Ministry Program at STM, now in its second year.  He is also a contributor to a new work, just released, Brimming with God: Reflecting Theologically on Cases in Ministry, edited by Barbara J. Blodgett and Matthew Floding.

Richard Einerson (MDiv ’61) and his wife, Carolyn, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 4. Their three daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren all gathered in Estes Park at the Historic Stanley hotel June 7-8 for the family celebration. Daughter Stephanie Narveson and husband Bob live in suburban Minneapolis. One of their twin daughters, Sonia, lives in San Francisco and sings at the Ritz-Carlton, at jazz festivals, the wine country, and other events. Their other twin daughter, Andrea, lives in the Denver area. They have one granddaughter and three grandsons. In 2006, Richard published Prayers of the People: Pastoral Prayers for Worship and Personal Devotion, based on the 2-year Revised Common Lectionary.

After graduating from PSR in 1958, with a special emphasis in ministry in higher education, Tom Lindeman (MDiv ’58) worked in an ecumenical team at Fresno State 1958-1966, and then at UMass Amherst l966-1974, dealing with a wide range of issues on the interface between the church, higher education, and social change. For 21 years, Tom served as an urban pastor, parish pastor, and organization development consultant in non-profit systems throughout New England.

On “retiring” in 1995, Tom returned to Amherst and took up working again in campus ministry, but with the new advantage of not having to answer to any board or committee, only to the Holy Spirit. During his earlier years at UMass, he had founded a faculty movement emphasizing undergraduate teaching, challenging the prevalent “publish or perish” mentality. By the time he returned to Amherst, it had morphed into a university focused on teaching.

Tom chaired the chancellor’s committee to create a diversity program for the university. He also coordinated a partnership between the university and the nearest urban center, Springfield.  This past year, Tom was the first honorary member of UMass Amherst’s Senate. He resumed contacts with hundreds of faculty, staff and administrators, providing communication and sometimes counseling for many people hungry for someone knowledgeable and dependable to talk to about pressing issues in their professional and personal lives.  Tom says “in hidden places ministry in higher education persists!”

Agnes Alden

John Berger (MDiv ’52)

Sydney Thomson Brown

James C. “JC” Browne (MDiv ’88)

Jacqueline J. Carr

Patricia Clarke

Barbara Cone

Barclay Ann Daily Hanna (MDiv ’87)

Gerald A. Larue (ThD ’53)

Anne McCullum

James Alexander McCullum (DMin ’88)

Robert Midkiff

Richard Neill

Jerome Foute Politzer (STM ’65)

Richard Post

Ann Loofbourrow Rood

David S. Sandberg

Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis (ThD ’72)

Mary Jo Siders (MDiv ’87)

Eileen Smith

John Steinitz (MDiv ’58)

Carol Toney

James Toney

Charles Townes

Charlotte Wirt

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