Graduate Theological Union

Carol R. Jacobson

Carol JacobsonPacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Associate Professor of Practical Theology
Diaconal Ministry Program Director

At GTU since 1997

PhD, Graduate Theological Union, 1997
MA, Graduate Theological Union, 1987
BA, Whitworth College, 1979

Phone: 510/559-2762

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Christian Education in the Parish
  • Faith Development in Children and Youth
  • Karl Rahner
  • Atonement Theology
  • Soteriology and Eschatology

Selected Publications

  • "Universality and Uniqueness," dialog: a journal of theology (July, 2002).
  • “Will God Save the World Or Not?  Prolepsis, Open Theism, and the World’s Future,” Currents in Theology and Mission 39:4 (August 2012) [also edited this entire issue].
  • “A Vision Bigger Than Ourselves,” Lutheran Partners 24:2 (March/April 2008).
  • “How Do We Make the Gospel Come Alive in Education and Evangelism?” Christian Education as Evangelism.  Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 2007.