Graduate Theological Union

Jana Childers

Jana ChildersSan Francisco Theological Seminary
Dean of the Seminary and Vice-President of Academic Affairs
Professor of Speech-Communication and Homiletics
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1985

Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, 1992
M.Div. Princeton Theological Seminary
B.A. Wheaton College

Phone: 415/451-2859
E-mail: jchilders@sfts.edu

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Theatre, Worship, and Preaching
  • Performance Theory and Preaching
  • Aesthetic Theology and Communication

Selected Publications

  • New Interpreter’s Handbook of Preaching, Associate Editor, Abingdon Press, 2008.
  • Performance in Preaching: Bringing the Sermon to Life, Co-editor, Baker Academic, 2008.
  • Purposes of Preaching, Editor, Chalice Press, 2004.
  • Birthing the Sermon: Women Preachers on Creative Process, Chalice Press, 2001.
  • Performing the Word: Preaching as Theatre, Abingdon Press, 1998.
  • Abingdon Women's Preaching Annual: Series I, Year A (co-editor with Lucy Rose),  Abingdon Press, 1998.

 

 

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