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Adrian Pabst

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Gordon Pace

Gordon Pace is a seminary student at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. He is originally from Tupelo, Mississippi.

J. I. Packer

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Scott R. Paeth

Scott R. Paeth is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. He is the author or editor of several books, including Public Theology for a Global Society, Exodus Church and Civil Society, and Who Do You …

Kim Paffenroth

Kim Paffenroth is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. He is the author of The Story of Jesus according to L and the coeditor of Augustine and Liberal …

Nick Page

Nick Page is a professional writer, broadcaster, and creative consultant. He is the author of several books, including The Tabloid Shakespeare and Blue. He lives in England.

Ruth Page

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Doug Pagitt

Doug is a speaker and consultant for churches, denominations and businesses throughout the United States and around the world on issues of postmodern culture, social systems and Christianity.Doug has worked in churches, for a non-profit foundation …

Su Yon Pak

Su Yon Pakis the Senior Director and Associate Professor of Integrative and Field-Based Education at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She is chair of the Professional Conduct Task Force of the American Academy of Religion and …

Parker J. Palmer

Parker J. Palmer is an educator and social activist. He serves as Senior Advisor to the Fetzer Institute and is the author of a number of books, including A Hidden Wholeness, Let Your Life Speak: Listening to the Voice of …

Forrest C. Palmer, Jr.

Forrest C. Palmer Jr. is Executive Associate Presbyter for the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta.

Raimon Panikkar

Raimon Panikkar has lived and studied in Spain, Germany, Italy, India and the United States. He was ordained as a Catholic priest and is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After …

Wolfhart Pannenberg

Wolfhart Pannenberg was a scholar whose work focused on religion and science. He has been called one of Germany's most important theologians of the twentieth century.

36 Parables

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Mark Parent

Mark Parent is Minister at Pereaux United Baptist Church. He teaches at Mount Allison University where he also served as an honorary research associate. His previous book, Enigmatic Answers was published in 1993, and he is …

Peter J. Paris

Peter J. Paris is Elmer G. Homrighausen Professor of Christian Social Ethics at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey.

Andrew Sung Park

Andrew Sung Park is Professor of Theology at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He is the author of From Hurt to Healing: A Theology of the Wounded and The Wounded Heart of God: The Asian Concept of Han and the …

Eung Chun Park

Eung Chun Park is Dana and Dave Dornsife Professor of New Testament at San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California.

Brent Parker

Brent Parker is Director of Student Ministries at Trinity United Methodist Church in Arlington, Texas, working with junior and senior high students and their families. He also serves as a retreat leader, spiritual director, and youth …

Michael Parker

Michael W. Parker (Ph.D./DSW, LCSW, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Retired [AMEDD]) is associate professor at the School of Social Work & Center for Mental Health & Aging, University of Alabama, and adjunct associate professor in the …

T.H.L. Parker

T. H. L. Parker was a widely respected authority on Calvin's life and thought. He was Reader in Theology at the University of Durham in England.

Lewis Parks

Lewis Parks is Associate Dean for Church Leadership Development and Director of the D.Min. Program at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.

V. Steven Parrish

Steve Parrish is professor emeritus of Old Testament at Memphis Theological Seminary. His primary  research interests have been creation theology in the Hebrew Bible and the Book of Psalms. In addition to his book, A Story of …

Gradye Parsons

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Gradye Parsons

Gradye Parsons is the retired Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Charles Partee

Charles Partee is P. C. Rossin Professor of Church History at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Among his articles and books is Calvin and Classical Philosophy and The Theology of John Calvin, both published by WJK.

Samuel F. (Skip) Parvin

Samuel F. (Skip) Parvin is an established youth curricula writer and is the coauthor of the companion study guides for The Gospel according to The Simpsons and The Gospel according to Harry Potter. Parvin is also a …

Eboo Patel

Named by US News & World Report as one of America's Best Leaders of 2009, Eboo Patel is the Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a Chicago-based organization building the interfaith movement on college campuses. Author of …

Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson is the internationally acclaimed author of more than thirty-five books for children and young adults. She has twice won the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award, as well as the Hans Christian Andersen Award and the …

Jay Pathak

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Donald Patriquin

Donald Patriquin's love of church music began when he was a boy chorister, and was further developed during his career as church choir director and organist, as well as composer of service settings, hymns, anthems, and extended …

Daniel Patte

Daniel Patte is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the general editor of The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity.

George Pattison

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Stephen Pattison

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John Patton

John Patton is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He has written many books on pastoral care and counseling and is Associate Editor of the Dictionary of Pastoral Care and …


Vince Patton is Manager for Church Relations and Marketing and Editor of These Days devotional magazine for the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation. He is the former editor of Let's Go to the Movies with Youth, Let's …

Wilhelm Pauck

Wilhelm Pauck was an influencial historian and theologian. He taught at the University of Chicago in Illinois; Union Theological Seminary in New York City; and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the editor of …

Stephanie Paulsell

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Steven Paulson

Steven Paulson��is Professor of Systematic Theology at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is an ordained pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Amy Plantinga Pauw

Amy Plantinga Pauw is Henry P. Mobley Jr. Professor of Doctrinal Theology at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She is the editor of the Belief series, which she developed with the late William C. Placher. Her books include …

John Pavlovitz

John Pavlovitz is a pastor and blogger from Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Relevant Magazine,, and The Good Men Project. He also writes for his popular blog Stuff That …

David F. Payne

David F. Payne served as Senior Lecturer in Semitic Studies at Queen's University of Belfast and Academic Dean of London Bible College. He is the author of several books and articles on the Old Testament.

Anna Payne-Krzyzanowski

Anna Payne-Krzyzanowski is an illustrator, graphic designer, accomplished painter, and fabric artist. She has illustrated five books and has produced images for Novalis, Liturgical Press, The Anglican Church of Canada, The United …

Jean Marie Peacock

Jean Marie Peacock serves as the Associate Presbyter (pro tem) for Congregational Development and Disaster Recovery for the Presbytery of South Louisiana, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Clive Pearson

Clive Pearson is Research Professor at the Center for Public and Contextual Theology (PACT) at Charles Sturt University, Australia. A prolific writer in the area of public theology, he was formerly Principal of United Theological College, …

Sharon Ely Pearson

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Jaroslav Jan Pelikan

Jaroslav Jan Pelikan was Sterling Professor of History at Yale University. He was an accomplished Christian historian and a prolific author who published both scholarly works, such as The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of …

David Penchansky

David Penchansky is Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of several books, including What Rough Beast?: Images of God in the Hebrew Bible and The Betrayal of God: …

William C. Pender

William C. Pender is a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Minister of Word and Sacrament. He is currently pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Tennessee.

John Penton

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Derek Penwell

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Martyn Percy

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Leo G. Perdue is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas. He is an international authority on wisdom literature and the author of numerous books, including Proverbs in the esteemed Interpretation …


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Pheme Perkins

Pheme Perkins is Professor of New Testament at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and the author of several books.

Nicholas Perrin

Nicholas Perrin is Associate Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of Thomas and Tatian: The Relationship between the Gospel of Thomas and the Diatessaron and …

Cheryl Perry

Cheryl Perry is a Christian educator who has led youth groups for the past six years. She is series editor for Wood Lake Books and a writer for The Whole People of God church resource. She lives in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Lynn E. Perry

Lynn E. Perry is a wife, a mother, and an active layperson. She has served at the Uptown Ministry, an advocacy group for the poor in Chicago, Illinois.

Marilyn Perry

Marilyn Perry is an outstanding and respected Christian educator, well-known for her innovative teaching techniques with both children and adults. One of the originators of The Whole People of God church school curriculum, she …

Janet S. Peterman

Janet S. Peterman is currently serving as Interim Pastor at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Oaklyn, New Jersey. She served as Pastor of St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Philadelphia for more than twenty years. She holds a Master of …

Rebecca Todd Peters

Rebecca Todd Peters is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and is currently serving as a member of the Faith and Order …

Ronald E. Peters

The Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Peters served as the Henry L. Hillman Associate Professor of Urban Ministry and the first Director of the Metro-Urban Institute while at Pittsburgh Seminary for 18 years. In 2010 Dr. Peters was elected president of …

Ted Peters

Ted Peters is Professor of Systematic Theology and Director of the Institute for Theology and Ethics at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California. He is an ordained Lutheran pastor.

David L. Petersen

David L. Petersen is Franklin Nutting Parker Professor of Old Testament at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of several books, including The Prophetic Literature: An Introduction …

Eugene H. Peterson

Eugene H. Peterson is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author of many best-selling books.

Eugene H. Peterson

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Ivan Petrella

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Ray C. Petry

Ray C. Petry was Professor of Church History at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.


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Bob Phelps

Bob Phelps is Pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church, a Presbyterian Congregation in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He and his wife, Deanna, are parents of two young adult sons.


William R. Phillippe is a retired Presbyterian Minister. He has served as acting Head of Staff for National Capital Presbytery in the Washington, D.C. area; acting Executive Director of the General Assembly Council of the PC …

Buran F. Phillips

Buran F. Phillips is Pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Tennessee.

D. Z. Phillips

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L. Edward Phillips

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Bill Phipps

Bill Phipps is currently one of the ministers at Scarboro United Church in Calgary, Alberta. He was Moderator of the United Church of Canada (1997-2000) and is an International President of the World Conference on Religion and Peace. …

William E. Phipps

William E. Phipps is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He was formerly Professor of Bible at Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the former Chair of the Philosophy Department at Davis and Elkins …

Christian Piatt

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Stephen Pickard

Stephen Pickard is an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Canberra and Goulbourn and was formerly Director of the Oxford Centre for Ecclesiology and Practical Theology at Ripon College Cuddesdon.

Sue Pickering

SUE PICKERING is an experienced retreat guide and spiritual director. She is a Canon of New Plymouth Cathedral, New Zealand, and chaplain to a retirement community. She is a contributor to Reflections for Daily Prayer.

Lara Blackwood Pickrel

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Pat Pinsent

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Mark I. Pinsky

Mark I. Pinsky is the author of The Gospel according to The Simpsons (with Samuel Parvin), The Gospel according to Disney, and A Jew among the Evangelicals. His writing has also appeared in the Los Angeles …

Don Piper

Don Piper has been an ordained minister since 1985. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs and has been the subject of countless newspaper and magazine features. He is the founder of Don Piper Ministries and is a popular …

Sophie Piper

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William C. Placher

William C. Placher was Charles D. and Elizabeth S. LaFollette Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He is the author or editor of a …

Karl A. Plank

Karl A. Plank is J. W. Cannon Professor of Religion at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.


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David Platt

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J. David Pleins

J. David Pleins is Professor of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. He is an associate editor of The Anchor Bible Dictionary.

Robert L. Plummer

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Stephen W. Plunkett

Stephen W. Bluckett is Pastor of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Denton, Texas.

Colin Podmore

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Shelli M. Poe

Shelli M. Poe is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Initiative for Vocational Inquiry at Millsaps College. Her scholarship focuses on Friedrich Schleiermacher�s theology, African American studies in higher education, …

Carolyn Pogue

Carolyn Pogue is a freelance writer and editor whose work includes books, plays, articles, poetry and short fiction for both children and adults. She has edited several books, including Treasury of Celebrations and written …

Horst Georg Pohlmann

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Donald C. Polaski

Donald C. Polaski teaches in the Department of Religious Studies at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Sandra Hack Polaski

Sandra Hack Polaski lives and writes in Richmond, Virginia. She is adjunct professor of New Testament at Union-PSCE in Charlotte, North Carolina, where her specialty is Pauline studies. She is an ordained Baptist minister and enjoys …

John Polkinghorne

John Polkinghorneis one of the world's leading experts on Science and Religion. A world-class physics Professor at Cambridge who became a priest, Founding President of the ISSR and winner of the Templeton Prize, Polkinghorne's …

Didier Pollefeyt

Didier Pollefeyt is Professor of Pastoral Theology and Theology of Jewish-Christian Relations at Katholieke Universiteit (Catholic University) in Leuven, Belgium.

Bert Polman

Bert Polman is Professor and Chair of Music at Calvin College and Senior Research Fellow at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


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Myra Poole

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Priscilla Pope-Levison

Priscilla Pope-Levison is Professor of Theology and Assistant Director of Women's Studies at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington. She is the author of Turn the Pulpit Loose: Two Centuries of American Women …

Guy Porfirio

Guy Porfirio has illustrated more than eighteen picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Grandpa's Little One by Billy Crystal; Papa's Gift by Kathleen Long Bostrom; and Jump!, which he wrote and …

Norman W. Porteous

Norman Walker Porteous was a noted theologian and writer on Old Testament issues, and the last surviving officer of the First World War. He was one of the panel of translators of the New English Bible and latterly Dean of the …

Helen Carmichael Porter

Helen Carmichael Porter was one of the best-known storytellers in Canada and was a professional storyteller for over twenty years. She told her stories on stage: National Arts Centre, St Lawrence Centre, Factory, Blyth Festival, …

Jane Porter

Jane Porter, a winner of the London Book Fair Illustration Prize, has illustrated a number of lively picture books, some of which she also wrote. For more information, visit

Jean Porter

Jean Porter is John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. Porter serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Religious Ethics and the British journal Studies in …

Phil Porter

Phil Porter is a philosopher, speaker, teacher, and performer who has collaborated with Cynthia Winton-Henry for the past 25 years. They began developing the InterPlay practice and philosophy in 1989 and have been sharing it ever …

Don Posteroski

Don Posterski has written several books relating to youth ministry and evangelism while pursuing his special interest in connecting the Christian gospel and culture. He is in demand to interpret North American cultural trends and …

Simon Pothen

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Norm Pott

Norm Pott is a former pastor of First Presbyterian Church of San Rafael in San Rafael, Califonia.

Marcus Pound

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F. Douglass Powe Jr.

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Camille LeBron Powell

Camille LeBron Powell is Associate Pastor for Young Adult Ministry at Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Elinor D.U. Powell

Elinor D. U. Powell is a retired physician of endocrinology and internal medicine. In the early 1980s she joined the peace movement, founded the Victoria Chapter of the Physicians for Social Responsibility, and became affiliated with …

Kara E. Powell

Dr. Kara E. Powell is executive director at the Fuller Youth Institute and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the general editor for The Fuller Youth Institute E-Journal and regularly speaks at conferences and seminars. …

Mark Allan Powell

Mark Allan Powell is Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary. He is the Chair of the Historical Jesus section of the Society of Biblical Literature and the author of many books on the New …

Emerson B. Powery

Emerson B. Powery is Professor of Biblical Studies at Messiah College. He is the coeditor of True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary and the author of Jesus Reads Scripture: The Function of Jesus' …

Luke A. Powery

Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery is Dean of Duke University Chapel and Associate Professor of Homiletics at Duke Divinity School.

Andrew Pratt

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Lonni Collins Pratt

Lonni Collins Pratt is a lifelong writer who has had experience as a newspaper editor and reporter, a magazine freelance writer, a broadcast reporter, and a radio manager. She has received numerous journalism and writing awards during her …

Neal D. Presa

Neal D. Presa was moderator of the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He is associate pastor of Village Community Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe, California, and Extraordinary Associate Professor of …


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Carolyn Pressler

Carolyn Pressler is Harry C. Piper Professor of Biblical Interpretation at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnesota. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.

James Preston

James Preston has served as Outreadch Coordinator for the Reconciling Congregation Program in Chicago, Illinois.

Horst Dietrich Preuss

Horst Dietrich Preuss (1927-1993) was from 1973 to 1992 Professor of Old Testament at the Augustana-Hochschule Neuendettelsau in Germany. He published several books on Old Testament and Old Testament theology.

Ellen Morris Prewitt

Ellen Morris Prewitt is an award-winning writer who turned to making crosses after the tragedy of 9/11. Her writings have appeared in Image, River Teeth, The Rambler, and elsewhere. She was the Peter Taylor Fellow in nonfiction at Kenyon College's …

Ian Price

Ian Price is the former Associate Director of MediaCom. A United Church minister for over twenty years, he has served three parishes in South Australia and the UCA Board of Education Exective Director in New South Wales prior to …

Janet Price

JANICE PRICE is World Mission Policy Adviser for the Church of England.

John Pridmore

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James B. Pritchard

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John Pritchard

John Pritchard was Bishop of Oxford from 27-214 and, before that, Bishop of Jarrow and Archdeacon of Canterbury. He was written a dozen books, including How to Pray, The Life and Work of a Priest, and Living Jesus.

Jeff Procter-Murphy

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Marjorie Procter-Smith

Marjorie Procter-Smith is LeVan Professor of Preaching and Worship at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas.

John Proctor

John Proctor is the General Secretary at The United Reformed Church, London.


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Stephen R. Prothero

Stephen R. Prothero is Professor of Religion at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. He has written five books on the history of religion in America, including the best-selling Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs …

Iain Provan

Iain Provan is the Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Frederick Prussner

Frederick Prussner was Professor of Old Testament at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Altanta, Georgia.

Paul W. Pruyser

Paul W. Pruyser was an esteemed clinical psychologist at the Menninger Clinic whose writings on psychology and religion have been widely read.

Mark Pryce

Mark Pryce is Bishop's Adviser for Clergy Continuing Ministerial Development in the Diocese of Birmingham.

Mark Pryce

Mark Pryce is Bishop's Adviser for Clergy Continuing Ministerial Development in the Diocese of Birmingham.

Church House Publishing

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David L. Puckett

David L. Puckett is Professor of Church History and Associate Vice President for Doctoral Studies at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Puckett previously taught at Dallas Theological Seminary and …

Kwok Pui-lan

Kwok Pui-lan is William F. Cole Professor of Christian Theology and Spirituality at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Murray Pura

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Stan Purdum

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John C. Purdy

John C. Purdy is the author of Returning God's Call: The Challenge of Christian Living and Parables at Work, and editor of Always Being Reformed: The Future of Church Education.

Andrew Purves

Andrew Purves is Professor of Reformed Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sally B. Purvis

Sally B. Purvis is a pastor in the United Church of Christ. Formerly, she was Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia.