Graduate Theological Union
Ronald D. Burris
Associate Professor of Church History
Core Doctoral Faculty Member
At GTU since 2002
PhD, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley CA
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA
BA, University of California, Davis CA
Phone: 510/841-1905 ext. 231
Current Research and Teaching Interests
- The major African fathers: Tertullian, Cyprian and St. Augustine
- The theology and history of the Church in North Africa
- The history of the first four ecumenical councils
- The history and theology of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- The Civil Rights movement as it relates to the theology of justice and love
- Wisdom from Africa: Theological Reflections on the Confessions of St. Augustine, Wipf & Stock Pub, 2016.
- Where is the Church? Martyrdom, Persecution, and Baptism in North Africa from the Second to the Fifth Century, Resource Publication, 2012.