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Rodney S. Sadler Jr.

Rodney S. Sadler Jr. is Associate Professor of Bible at Union Presbyterian Seminary. He is the author of Can a Cushite Change His Skin? An Examination of Race, Ethnicity, and Othering in the Hebrew Bible and coeditor of The …

Katharine Doob Sakenfeld

Katharine Doob Sakenfeld is Eisenberger Professor Emerita of Old Testament and Co-Coordinator of Princeton Seminary Women in Ministry Initiative. She served for forty-three years on the Princeton Seminary faculty, including twenty-five …

Don Saliers

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Tex Sample

Tex Sample is Robert B. and Kathleen Rogers Professor Emeritus of Church and Society at St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the author of Ministry in an Oral Culture: Living with Will Rogers, Uncle Remus, …

Jim Samra

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Ken Sande

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Cody J. Sanders

Cody J. Sanders is Pastor of Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Square. He holds a PhD in pastoral theology and pastoral counseling from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University and is the author of Queer Lessons for …

Jack T. Sanders

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Randolph K. Sanders

Randolph K. Sanders is a clinical psychologist in private practice in New Braunfels, Texas. He is also executive director of CAPS, the Christian Association for Psychological Studies.

John A. Sanford

John A. Sanford is a pastoral counselor in private practice in San Diego, California.

Bruce Sanguin

Bruce Sanguin is a minister at Canadian Memorial Church and Centre for Peace in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author of The Emerging Church and Summoning the Whirlwind.

Roy Sano

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Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

Ruth Faith Santana-Grace is Executive Presbyter of San Gabriel Presbytery in Azusa, California.

Edmund N. Santurri

Edmund N. Santurri is Professor of Religion and Philosophy and Director of the Ethical Issues and Normative Perspectives Program at St. Olaf College. He is the author of Perplexity in the Moral Life: Philosophical and Theological …

Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is the Director of Religion, Spirituality and the Arts Initiative at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) Arts and Humanities Institute, as well as Rabbi Emerita of Congregation …

Teresa Chavez Sauceda

Teresa Chavez Sauceda is the former Associate for Racial Justice and Advocacy for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). She writes and teaches on issues in U.S. Latina/o theology, racial justice, and cultural proficiency.

Stanley P. Saunders

Stanley P. Saunders is Associate Professor of New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of Philippians and Galatians in the Interpretation Bible Study series.

Carroll Saussy

Carroll Saussy is Howard Chandler Robbins Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. She is the author of several books that combine spirituality with practical insights.

Carolyn Savage

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Sara Savage

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Warren Savage

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Michael Saward

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John F.A. Sawyer

John F. A. Sawyer is an Old Testament scholar who is the author of numerous books, including The Fifth Gospel: Isaiah in the History of Christianity, Prophecy and the Biblical Prophets,and a two-volume commentary on …

Mark Scalese

Mark Scalese is a Roman Catholic priest and Assistant Professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Mark Scandrette

Mark A. Scandrette is the founding director of ReImagine, a spiritual formation center based in San Francisco. He has extensive experience providing leadership in churches and community- based organizations and has been a minister, writer …

Leslie Scanlon

Leslie Scanlon is national correspondent for Presbyterian Outlook magazine. A journalist and writer, she lives in Kentucky.

Frank Schaefer

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Kenneth Schenck

Kenneth Schenck is Professor of Religion at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana and an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church.

Tim Schenck

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Verena Schiller

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Joetta Handrich Schlabach

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Andrew Schleicher

Andrew Schleicher is a United Methodist clergyman and freelance writer living in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a former editor of FaithLink and The United Methodist Newscope. Schleicher lived for six months in East …

Friedrich Schleiermacher

Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834) was a Protestant pastor and theologian widely regarded as the founder of modern theology.

Kira Schlesinger

Kira Schlesinger is an Episcopal priest at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Christine Schliesser

Christine Schliesser received her Ph.D. from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the author of Schuld durch rechtes Tun? Verantwortliches Handeln nach Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Richard H. Schmidt

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Werner H. Schmidt

Werner H. Schmidt is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Bonn University in Germany. He is an influencial theologian and has published a number of books and articles on the Old Testament.

Perry Schmidt-Leukel

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Clayton J. Schmit

Clayton J. Schmit is Arthur DeKruyter/Christ Church Oak Brook Associate Professor of Preaching and Academic Director of the Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

Walter Schmithals

Walter Schmithals taught New Testament at the Kirchliche Hochschule in Germany.

Rudolf Schnackenburg

Rudolf Schnackenburg was Professor Emeritus of New Testament Exegesis at the University of Wurzburg in Germany until his death in 2002. He is the author of monumental commentaries on the Gospel of John, the letters of John, and …

Robert C. Schnase

Robert Schnase serves as bishop of the Missouri Area of The United Methodist Church. Based in Columbia, Mo., he is the leader of nearly 900 congregations with 175,000 members across the state, offering ministry through local …

Silke Schnee

Silke Schnee is a journalist and works as a television producer for a public broadcaster in Cologne, Germany. She is married and has three sons. Her youngest son Noah was born in July 2008 with Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). She writes: At …

Wilhelm Schneemelcher

Wilhelm Schneemelcher was a Professor at Bonn University in Germany from 1954 until his retirement in 1979.

Laurel C. Schneider

Laurel C. Schneider is Professor of Religious Studies and Women's and Gender Studies at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Beyond Monotheism: A Theology of Multiplicity and coeditor of Polydoxy: Theology of Multiplicity …

Lia Claire Scholl

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Katharine Jefferts Schori

Katharine Jefferts Schori was elected Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church in June 2006. She serves as Chief Pastor and Primate to The Episcopal Church's members in 16 countries and 110 dioceses.

Lee Schott

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Luise Schottroff

Luise Schottroff teaches New Testament and feminist theology at the University of Kassel in Germany, and is the author of numerous books and articles, including Let the Oppressed Go Free (WJK).


Brooks Schramm is Kraft Professor of Biblical Studies at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and Editor of the Seminary Ridge Review. He is the author of Martin Luther, the Bible, and the Jewish People, with Kirsi I. …

Oliver Schuegraf

OLIVER SCHUEGRAF is a Lutheran theologian who was a member of the cathedral community in Coventry for four years, before returning to his native home to Germany. Today he is an ambassador for the Community of the Cross of Nails and for the …

Andreas Schuele

Andreas Schuele is Aubrey Lee Brooks Professor of Biblical Theology at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. He has written and edited many books, most recently an …

Kurt R. Schuermann

Kurt R. Schuermann is a United Methodist pastor in St. Louis, Missouri.

Eileen M. Schuller

Eileen M. Schuller is Professor ofReligious Studies at McMasterUniversity in Hamilton, Ontario,Canada. She has been one of the leaders in editing and publishing theDead Sea Scrolls for the last twenty-fiveyears and is an associate editor of …

Thom Schultz

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Quentin J. Schultze

Quentin J. Schultze is Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair and Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Barbara Schutt

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John Howard Schutz

John Howard Schutz has taught New Testament at University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Michael Schwartzentruber

Michael Schwartzentruber is the author of two books, From Crisis to New Creation and Wood Lake Books - the Story of a Publishing Ministry. Michael is also editor of the Wood Lake and Northstone lines of books. He has …

Michael Schwartzentruber

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Eduard Schweizer

Eduard Schweizer was Professor of New Testament at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. His numerous books include Jesus, The Good News According to Mark, and The Good News According to Luke.

Anna Maria Schwemer

Anna Maria Schwemer has taught at the Melanchthon Foundation in Tubingen, Germany.

Mary J. Scifres

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Donna Scorer

Donna Scorer has been writing and editing Christian education resources for young children for over twenty years: first, for The Whole People of God curriculum, and currently for the Seasons of the Spirit curriculum. She lives on …

Tim Scorer

Tim Scorer is a master of experiential spiritual formation. He is the author of Experiencing the Heart of Christianity for groups and co-author of Living the Heart of Christianity for individuals, based on Marcus Borg's …

Bernard Brandon Scott

Bernard Brandon Scott is Darbeth Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Phillips Theological Seminary, University of Tulsa, in Oklahoma. He is a charter member of the Jesus Seminar and a consultant to the American Bible …

John Scott

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Peter M. Scott

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Bill Search

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Nelson Searcy

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Chris Seay

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Paul Seebeck

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Christopher R. Seitz

Christopher R. Seitz is Professor of Old Testament and Theological Studies at the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland. He is the author or editor of eight books including Figured Out: Typology, Providence and Christian …

Choon-Leong Seow

Choon-Leong Seow is Henry Snyder Gehman Professor of Old Testament Language and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. An ordained Presbyterian elder, he specializes in the wisdom literature of the …

John Van Seters

John Van Seters was a noted Old Testament scholar and prolific writer. He is the author of the influential Abraham in History and Tradition.

Alexander J. Shaia

Alexander J. Shaia is an educator, psychologist, spiritual director, liturgist, writer, and professional speaker. He is the founder and director of the Blue Door Retreat in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Shaia travels internationally, …

Kathy Shaidle

Kathy Shaidle has been publishing poetry, fiction, essays and reviews since 1984. Her work has appeared in Seventeen, The London Free Press, America, The Catholic New Times and Anthologies. She …

Andrew Shanks

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Ashley Shannon

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William H. Shannon

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Jim Sharon

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Carolyn J. Sharp

Carolyn J. Sharp is Professor of Homiletics at Yale Divinity School.

Isaac B. Sharp

Isaac B. Sharp is a PhD candidate in Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York.

Sally Sharpe

Sally D. Sharpe, former editor of Dimensions for Living and Abingdon Press books, currently is a freelance editor and writer. She lives in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, with her husband, Neil, and their two daughters, Lauren and Brenna.

Richard Shaull

Richard Shaull was Henry Winters Luce Professor Emeritus of Ecumenics at Princeton Theological Seminary and a widely traveled Presbyterian missionary.

Peter Shaw

PETER SHAW is a partner in Praesta, an international executive coaching organisation that works with senior leaders in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He is a Visiting Professor at Newcastle and Chester Universities. He is a Reader …

Norman Shawchuck

Norman Shawchuck has served as pastor, professor, business president, spiritual director and author of numerous books and professional articles.

Steven M. Sheeley

Steven M. Sheeley is Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Religion at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia. He is the author or coauthor of three books, including The Bible in English Translation: An Essential …

Julie Sheldon

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Philip Sheldrake

Philip Sheldrake is William Leech Professorial Fellow in Applied Theology at the University of Durham in England. He has also been Honorary Professor at the University of Wales, Lampeter since 1999 and is a regular Visiting Professor …

Philip Sheldrake

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Earl E. Shelp

Earl E. Shelp is the author or editor of many books concerning medical ethics and pastoral theology. His is also the editor of the Theology and Medicine series.

Paul Sheneman

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J. Barrie Shepherd

J. Barrie Shepherd retired in 2000 after serving as Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church in New York City. An author and poet, he has written twelve books, and more than 400 of his poems have appeared in …

J. A. Sheppard

J. A. Sheppard is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.

Jim Sheppard

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Paul Sheppy

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Patrick Sherry

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Zalmon Sherwood

Zalmon Sherwood is an Episcopal priest, and has worked as a church musician, parish priest, and prison chaplain.

Annabel Shilson-Thomas

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Donald G. Shockley

Donald G. Shockley retired in 1999 after over thirty-five years of experience as a university chaplain, having served Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama, the University of Redlands in California, and Emory University in Atlanta, …


Kim Shockley is Team Leader for the Toward Vitality project andhas served the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference and the Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.She trains, mentors, and coaches pastors and lay leadership …

Marcia Mount Shoop

Marcia W. Mount Shoop received her Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Emory University. She is an ordained Presbyterian minister and serves as theologian-in-residence at University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Robert L. Short

Robert L. Short is perhaps best known for his first book, The Gospel according to Peanuts, which was lauded by The New York Times Book Review as "a 'perilous experiment' that comes off" and earned the admiration and …

Shawn Shreiner

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Peggy L. Shriver

Peggy L. Shriver is a former Staff Executive of the Office of Review and Evaluation for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). She has published five books.


Danielle Shroyeris an author, speaker, and blogger. She serves as the Theologian-in-Residence at Journey Church, one of the first independent emerging churches in the country, where she also pastored for eight years. Danielle is also the …

Steve Shussett

Steve Shussett is the Teaching Presbyter of Lehigh Presbytery. He formerly served as Associate for Spiritual Formation for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), where he edited Hungryhearts and "Lord, Teach Us to Pray" and wrote …

Ronald J. Sider

Ronald J. Sider is Professor of Theology, Holistic Ministry, and Public Policy and Director of the Sider Center on Ministry and Public Policy at Palmer Theological Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. He is also President of Evangelicals for …

John Siebeling

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Jeffrey S. Siker

Jeffrey S. Siker is Professor of New Testament and Chair of the Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

Felicia Silcox

Felicia Silcox is a former elementary and junior high teacher with nine years ofchurch-related teaching experience in parish high school Confirmation classes. Shehas worked as a production editor for Prentice-Hall Learning Systems and is currentlya …

Mark D. Siljander

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Mary Manz Simon

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Rebekah Simon-Peter

Rebekah Simon-Peter, an ordained United Methodist pastor with a degree in Environmental Studies, worked as an acid rain researcher and volunteer naturalist before receiving her call to ministry. After more than a decade of pastoring churches, …

Clare Simpson

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Lee Simpson

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Angela D. Sims

Angela D. Sims is Assistant Professor of Ethics and Black Church Studies at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri.

Celia Brewer Sinclair

Celia B. Sinclair is a lecturer in religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She holds degrees from Duke University and Yale Divinity School and has taught in the field of Bible and Religion since 1978. She …

Donna Sinclair

Donna Sinclair is a writer and editor for The United Church Observer. She is the author of several books and the mother of three children.

Donna Sinclair

Donna Sinclair is an award-winning writer and journalist who has traveled widely in Canada, Africa, Central America, Britain, and Eastern Europe. Besides authoring the first A Woman's Book of Days, she is the co-author of …

Douglas B. Skinner

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Matthew L. Skinner

Matthew L. Skinner is Associate Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of Locating Paul: Places of Custody as Narrative Settings in Acts 21-28.

Mike Slaughter

Mike Slaughter is the lead pastor at Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, Ohio. Under his leadership, Ginghamsburg became known as an early innovator of small group ministry and a leader in global mission efforts. A frequently sought-after …

Colin Slee

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C. Freeman Sleeper

C. Freeman Sleeper is Professor Emeritus of Religion at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia and Visiting Professor of New Testament at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.

Emma Sleeth

Emma Sleeth was 15 years old when she wrote It1s Easy Being Green. As a junior in high school, she felt called to write about the biblical mandate to protect the environment - especially her generation1s responsibility. She learned about and …

J. Matthew Sleeth

Matthew Sleeth, MD, is the author of Serve God, Save the Planet and The Gospel According to the Earth, as well as a former emergency room director and chief of medical staff. He practices what he preaches; after simplifying his life and cutting …

Nancy Sleeth

Nancy Sleeth is co director of Blessed Earth, a faith-based environmental nonprofit organization. After a spiritual and environmental conversion experience, Nancy and her family radically altered their footprint, reducing their electricity usage to …

Yoeri Slegers

Yoeri Slegers is a Belgian author and illustrator known for his imaginative stories and expressive art. In addition to creating picture books, he designs CD covers, draws comics, and leads workshops for aspiring illustrators. …

Douglas Sloan

Douglas Sloan is Professor Emeritus of History and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City. His published works include The Scottish Enlightenment and the American College Ideal and Faith and …

Gerard Sloyan

Gerard Sloyan is Professor Emeritus of Religion at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in the Theology Department at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and Visiting Professor of …

Joseph D. Small

Joseph D. Small is Associate Director of the Office of Theology and Worship for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He is the editor of Fire and Wind: The Holy Spirit in the Church Today, published by WJK.

Marcus Small

William Marcus Small is the Senior Pastor of New Calvary Baptist Church in Norfolk, Virginia. He also serves as a Pastoral Counselor at Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services in Norfolk, Virginia, where he facilitates pre-marriage …

James D. Smart

James D. Smart was a Presbyterian minister who wrote more than thirty books on Christian education and biblical studies. He was Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Union Theological Seminary in New York City from 1957 to 1971. …

Klaas A.D. Smelik

Klaas A. D. Smelik is Director of the Etty Hillesum Research Centre (EHOC) and Professor of Hebrew and Judaism at Ghent University in Belgium.

Ross Smillie

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Abraham Smith

Abraham Smith is Professor of New Testament at the Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas.

Alan Smith

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Alexa Smith

Alexa Smith is a reporter for the Presbyterian News Service. She is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Christine M. Smith

Christine M. Smith is Professor of Preaching at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnessota and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.

Clayton L. Smith

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D. Moody Smith

D. Moody Smith is George Washington Ivey Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.

David H. Smith

David H. Smith is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University. He is the author of several books, including Health and Medicine in the Anglican Tradition and Entrusted: The Moral …

Donald P. Smith

Donald P. Smith is retired as General Director of the Vocation Agency of the United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). He is the author of Congregations Alive and Empowering Ministry (WJK).

Graeme Smith

Graeme Smith is Senior Lecturer in Practical Theology at the University of Chichester.

Harold Ivan Smith

Harold Ivan Smith is a bereavement specialist on the teaching faculties of Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, and the Carondolet Medical Institute, Eau Claire, Wyoming.

Huston Smith

Huston Smith has taught world religions at Washington University, MIT, Syracuse University, and the University of California at Berkeley. He is internationally known for his accessible works on the world's religions, and the author of …

Ian Smith

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James Bryan Smith

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James K.A. Smith

James K. A. Smith is Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Karen E. Smith

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Karen Perry Smith

Karen Perry Smith is Executive Director of Church Operations at Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church.

Mark S. Smith

Mark S. Smith is Helena Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary and Skirball Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University. He has also served as visiting …

Martin L. Smith

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Owen Smith

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R. Drew Smith

The Rev. Dr. R. Drew Smith is Professor of Urban Ministry and as chair of the Metro-Urban Institute Council at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Scotty Smith

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Ted A. Smith

Ted A. Smith is Associate Professor of Preaching and Ethics at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. He is the author of two books, The New Measures: A Theological History of Democratic Practice and Weird John Brown: Divine …

Traci Smith

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Gordon T. Smith is president and professor of systematic and spiritual theology at Ambrose University College and Seminary in Calgary, Alberta. He is the author of many books, including Courage and Calling: Maximizing Your God-Given Potential and The …


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Archie Smith Jr.

Archie Smith Jr. is James and Clarice Foster Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Counseling at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.

Daniel L. Smith-Christopher

Daniel L. Smith-Christopher (MDiv, AMBS; DPhil, Oxford, Old Testament) is Professor of Theological Studies and Director of Peace Studies at Loyola Marymount College. The author of fifteen books and over forty scholarly articles and book …


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James H. Smylie

James H. Smylie is Ernest Trice Thompson Professor Emeritus of Church History at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia.

Robert F. Smylie

Robert F. Smylie was the representative of the Presbyterian Church at the United Nations for twenty-seven years. Following his retirement he worked part-time as Director of the Disarmament Program of the World Conference of Religions …

Kay Snodgrass

Kay Snodgrass is a former editor of These Days devotional magazine.

Susan Brown Snook

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Celeste Snowber

Celeste Snowber is a dancer, educator, and writer who has focused her work in the area of spirituality and the body for over twenty years. She is presently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University …

Marion L. Soards

Marion L. Soards is Professor of New Testament at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A).

Church Missionary Society

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Dorothee Soelle

Dorothee Soelle was for many years Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Her works include The Strength of the Weak and On Earth as in Heaven.

J. Alberto Soggin

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J. Alberto Soggin

J. Alberto Soggin (1926-2010) was an internationally renowned biblical scholar and the author of many books on the Old Testament and Old Testament history. He previously taught at the Waldensian Faculty of Theology and La Sapienza …


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Sheldon W. Sorge

Sheldon W. Sorge is Executive Presbyter of the Pittsburgh Presbytery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He formerly served as Associate Director of the Louisville Institute in Louisville, Kentucky.

R. Kendall Soulen

R. Kendall Soulen is Professor of Systematic Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

Richard N. Soulen

Richard N. Soulen is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at the Virginia Union University School of Theology in Richmond, Virginia.

Christopher Southgate

Christopher Southgate is Honorary University Fellow in Theology at the University of Exeter in England and Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Theological Union and Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences in Berkeley, California. …

Kimberly Sowell

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Ann Spangler

Ann Spangler is an award-winning writer and the author of many bestselling books, including Praying the Names of God, Praying the Names of Jesus, and Women of the Bible (with Jean Syswerda). Her most recent books are The Tender Words of God …

Allister Sparks

Allister Sparks has been a friend to Desmond Tutu for many decades. He was editor of the Rand Daily Mail and South African correspondent for The Washington Post, The Observer (London), NRC Handelsblad, and The Economist. He was named …

David Sparks

David Sparks has served for thirty years with the United Church of Canada, mostly in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and was for five years a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and Wales. For the best part of that time he has …

Susan Sparks

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Marston R. Speight

Marston R. Speight is a retired missionary-minister of the United Methodist Church and former director of the Office for Christian-Muslim Relations of the National Council of Churches.

Charles Spencer

Charles Spencer is executive presbyter at Heartland Presbytery in Kansas City, Missouri. webpage: http://www.heartlandpby.or g/presbyteryStaff/staff.html

Nick Spencer

Nick Spenceris research director at Theos, a Christian think tank, and author of a number of books, including Atheists: The Origin of the Species and Darwin and God.

Stephen Spencer

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Sue Nichols Spencer

Sue Nichols Spencer is the author of Write on Target, Renewing the Vision: Daily Readings for Peacemakers, and Finding Out: The ABCs of Same-Sex Relations.

Karen E. Spierling

Karen E. Spierling is Visiting Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.


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Matthew Spinka

Matthew Spinka is Waldo Professor Emeritus of Church History at Hartford Theological Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut.


Doris C. Clark is an educator and lay leader in the Presbyterian Church.

John Shelby Spong

John Shelby Spong was Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese in Newark, New Jersey, for twenty-four years. He is known for making theology accessible and enjoyable for lay readers and his books have sold over a million copies. His works …

Donald Spoto

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Eric O. Springsted

Eric O. Springsted is the author of The Act of Faith: Christian Faith and the Moral Self and Simone Weil and the Suffering of Love, and editor of Spirituality and Theology.


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Max L. Stackhouse

Max L. Stackhouse is Rimmer and Ruth de Vries Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. He is ordained in the United Church of Christ and is President of the Berkshire …

Lawrence E. Stager

Lawrence E. Stager is Dorot Professor of the Archaeology of Israel at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Donald Wilson Stake

Donald Wilson Stake formerly served as pastor for Union Presbyterian Church in Schenectady, New York.

Jeffrey L. Staley

Jeffrey L. Staley has published widely in New Testament studies, including Reading with a Passion: Rhetoric, Autobiography, and the American West in the Gospel of John. He is a member of the faculty at Seattle University in …

Sturla Stalsett

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John E. Stambaugh

John E. Stambaugh was Professor of Classics at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He is the author The Ancient Roman City: Ancient Society and History.

Sarah Stancliffe

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Roger Standing

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N. Graham Standish

N. Graham Standish is Pastor of Calvin Presbyterian Church in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.

Shane Stanford

Shane Stanford is the senior pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee.

Andy Stanley

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Graham N. Stanton

Graham N. Stanton served as Professor of New Testament at King's College and then Cambridge University before his death in 2009. The author or editor of several books and articles, Stanton's best-known works are The Gospels and …

Margot Starbuck

Margot Starbuck is a writer and speaker who cares deeply about what it means to follow Jesus in the sneakers, pumps or Doc Martens in which we find ourselves. She is passionate about communicating God's great love for the …

Rodney Stark

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Glen H. Stassen is Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

Tim Stead

Tim Stead is an ordained Anglican priest and is currently Vicar of Holy Trinity in Headington Quarry, Oxford. He is also an accredited mindfulness teacher with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

Richard Stearns

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Nicolas Stebbing

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Eleanor J. Stebner

Eleanor J. Stebner holds the J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Department of Humanities at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

David Steele

David Steele is Pastor Emeritus of Christ Presbyterian Church in Terra Linda, San Rafael, Callifornia. He is the author of several books, a frequent public speaker and retreat leader, and columnist for The Presbyterian …

Carrie Steenwyk

Carrie Steenwyk is the Project Manager for Publications at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.

Robert H. Stein

Robert H. Stein is Senior Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

Devora Steinmetz

Devora Steinmetz teaches Talmud and Midrash at Yeshivat Hadar in New York City. She is the author of From Father to Son: Kinship, Conflict, and Continuity in Genesis and Punishment and Freedom: The Rabbinic Construction …


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Diane Stephens

Diane Stephens is a retreat leader, spiritual director, congregational consultant, and affiliate faculty in spiritual formation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. She is coauthor of The Mothers of …

Colin Stephenson

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Mark Stephenson

Mark M. Stephenson is director of the Web-Empowered Church ministry (www.webempoweredchurc and director of CyberMinistry and technology of Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, Ohio ( Hosting more than 50,000 user …

Becca Stevens

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John G. Stevens is a Presbyterian minister and Chair of the Sacramento Presbytery Mission Committee. He also serves as a member of the Association for Reformed and Liturgical Worship.

Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson is the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, and a professor of law at New York University Law School. He has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, argued five times before the Supreme …

Geoffrey Stevenson

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Kenneth Stevenson

Kenneth Stevenson was until autumn 2009 Bishop of Portsmouth in the Church of England. He died in January 2011.

Martha M. Stevenson

Martha M. Stevenson is retired Church Educator of White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Peter Stevenson

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Peter K. Stevenson is Director of Training and Tutor in Applied Theology and Open Learning at Spurgeon's College in London.

Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner

Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner is Professor of Pastoral Care at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. She is the author of A Primer in Pastoral Care.

David R. Stewart

David R. Stewart is the Director of Library Services at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He previously served as President of the American Theological Library Association.

Dorothy M. Stewart

Dorothy M. Stewart is a freelance writer and editor. Her previous books include Women of Prayer: An Anthology of Everyday Prayers from Women Around the World and Women of Vision: An Anthology of Spiritual Words from Women …

Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart is the author of many books for children, including the best-selling Edge Chronicles and Far-Flung Adventures series, both cocreated with Chris Riddell.

Robert B. Stewart

Robert B. Stewart

Sonja M. Stewart

Sonja M. Stewart was Professor Emerita of Christian Education at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan.

Yvonne Stewart

Yvonne Stewart, writer and editor, has been a national staff consultant on children's work and on leadership development with the United Church of Canada. She is the mother of two children.

Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Carlyle Fielding Stewart III is Pastor of Hope United Methodist Church in Southfield, Michigan. He is the co-founder of the Detroit Black United Methodist Youth Scholarship Committee which has awarded over $150,000 in scholarships to …

LeeDell Stickler

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Lyn Stilgoe

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William Stillman

William Stillman lives in Pennsylvania and is the author of several autism and related parenting books, including Autism and the God Connection. His web site is

Eva Stimson

Eva Stimson is a graduate of the Presbyterian School of Christian Education (now Union Presbyterian Seminary), a freelance writer/editor, an oil painter, and the former editor of Presbyterians Today.

Dan R. Stiver

Dan R. Stiver is Professor of Theology and Cook-Derrick Chair of Theology at the Logsdon School of Theology, Hardin-Simmons University, in Abilene, Texas. His books include The Philosophy of Religious Language and Live Together in …

Laura A. Stivers

Laura A. Stivers is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kirsi I. Stjerna

Kirsi I. Stjerna is First Lutheran, Los Angeles/Southwest California Synod Professor of Lutheran History and Theology at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and is Docent in the Theological Faculty at the University of Helsinki. She is …

Kathryn Stockett

Kathryn Stockett was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Creative Writing, she moved to New York City where she worked in magazine publishing and …

Bryan P. Stone

Bryan P. Stone is E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts and co-founder and Director of the Center for Practical Theology. He is the author of several books, including Compassionate …

Karen Stone

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Ronald H. Stone

Ronald H. Stone is John Witherspoon Professor Emeritus of Christian Ethics at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Marcia Stoner

Marcia Stoner is the editor for tween curriculum at the United Methodist Publishing House and has taught tweens in a variety of settings. She has written Tween Spirituality, Symbols of Faith, and Seasons of …

Scott Stoner

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Jason Storbakken

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John Stott

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Jack L. Stotts

Jack L. Stotts was a Presbyterian pastor, educator, and administrator. He served as Professor of Christian Ethics and President of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas.

Jeffrey Stout

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Stanley E. Stowers

Stanley E. Stowers is Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Daniel Strange

Daniel Strange is Tutor in Culture, Religion and Public Theology at Oak Hill Theological College, London, UK.

Gary Straub

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Mark L. Strauss

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Brent A. Strawn

Brent A. Strawn is Professor of Old Testament and Professor of Law at Duke University. …

Georg Strecker

Georg Strecker is a former Professor of New Testament at the University of Gottingen in Germany.

Gail P.C. Streete

Gail P. C. Streete is W. J. Millard Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Her books include The Strange Woman: Power and Sex in the Bible and Her Image of …

Martin Stringer

Professor Martin D. Stringer is Professor of Liturgical and Congregational Studies in the Department of Theology and Religion in Birmingham, UK.

Lee Strobel

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Paul Stroble

Paul Stroble is a professor at Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the United Methodist Church, he is the author of numerous articles and books. Visit his blog at

Kay Marshall Strom

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Douglas M. Strong

Douglas M. Strong is Professor of the History of Christianity and Dean of the College at the Seattle Pacific University School of Theology in Seattle, Washington. He is the author of Reclaiming the Wesleyan Tradition: John …


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George W. Stroup

George W. Stroup is J.B. Green Professor of Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Promise of Narrative Christology, Before God, and Calvin.

Nibs Stroupe

Gibson "Nibs" Stroupe is Pastor of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Georgia, where he has served with his wife, Caroline Leach, for over twenty-five years.

Douglas Stuart

Douglas Stuart is Professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He is the author of several books and articles, including How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth and A …

Peter Stuhlmacher

Peter Stuhlmacher is Professor Emeritus of New Testament at the University of Tubingen in Germany.

Marilyn Kay Stulken

Marilyn Kay Stulken is a former instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Laura S. Sugg

Laura S. Sugg is a minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and adjunct faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary. She has served as chaplain at three colleges and is currently a pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in …

R.S. Sugirtharajah

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Jerry L. Sumney

Jerry L. Sumneyis Professor of Biblical Studies at Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, Kentucky.

Ronald H. Sunderland

Ronald H. Sunderland is the author of several books on medical ethics and pastoral. He is coauthor of AIDS, a Manual for Pastoral Care.

Jung Mo Sung

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Scott W. Sunquist

Scott W. Sunquist is Professor of World Christianity at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is coeditor of History of the World Christian Movement and editor of the Dictionary of Asian …

Glenn S. Sunshine

Glenn S. Sunshine��is Professor and Chair of the History Department at Central Connecticut University in New Britain, Connecticut. He is the author of a number of articles and books, including��Reforming French Protestantism: The …

Ragan Sutterfield

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David D. Swanson

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James Sweeney

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Jon M. Sweeney

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Marvin A. Sweeney

Marvin A. Sweeney is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California. He is the author of several books on Old Testament literature.

Leonard I. Sweet

Leonard I. Sweet is a preacher, scholar, and the author of more than twenty books. He is currently E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew Theological School in Madison, New Jersey, and a Visiting Distinguished Professor at …

Leonard Sweet

Leonard Sweet ( was born of a mixed marriage: his mother was a fiery Pilgrim Holiness-ordained preacher from the mountains of West Virginia and his quiet father a Free Methodist lay leader from the Adirondack mountains of upstate …

William B. Sweetser Jr.

William B. Sweetser Jr. is adjunct professor of church history at Union Presbyterian Seminary's Charlotte campus. A Union Presbyterian Seminary alumnus, he also serves as the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Spruce Pine, North …

Chip Sweney

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Kristin Swenson

Kristin Swenson is the author of Bible Babel: Making Sense of the Most Talked about Book of All Time.


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Leonard Swidler

Leonard J. Swidler is Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he has taught since 1966. He is the cofounder and Editor of the Journal of Ecumenical …

John Swinton

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David K. Switzer

David K. Switzer is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of several books and articles on pastoral care and counseling.

James R. Sydnor

James R. Sydnor is Professor Emeritus of Church Music at the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia and a Fellow of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada.

Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz

Jeffrey B. Symynkywicz is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School and a Unitarian minister in Stoughton, Massachusetts. He is the author of five books on recent Eastern European history.