Graduate Theological Union

Ruth Meyers

Church Divinity School of the PacificMeyers
Hodges-Haynes Professor of Liturgics

Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2009

PhD., University of Notre Dame, 1992
M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1989
M.Div., Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1985

Phone: 510/204-0720

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Liturgical theology and missiology
  • Christian initiation
  • Worship in the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion
  • Liturgical year       
  • Inculturation of the liturgy
  • Theology and rituals of marriage

Selected Publications

  • “Who May Be Invited to the Table?” Anglican Theological Review 94 (2012).
  • “The Baptismal Covenant and the Proposed Anglican Covenant,” Journal of Anglican Studies 10 (2012).
  • “Missional Church, Missional Liturgy,” Theology Today 67 (2010).
  • “Unleashing the Power of Worship,” Anglican Theological Review 92 (2010).
  •  Worship-Shaped Life: Liturgical Formation and the People of God, co-edited with Paul Gibson, Canterbury Studies in Anglicanism, Canterbury Press, 2010.
  • Continuing the Reformation: Re-Visioning Baptism in the Episcopal Church, Church Publishing, Inc., 1997.