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
MA, University of Notre Dame, 1989
MDiv, 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

  • Missional Worship, Worshipful Mission: Gathering as God's People, Going out in God's Name, William B. Eerdman's Publishing Company, 2015.
  • Christian Holiness & Human Sexuality: A Study Guide for Episcopalians, co-edited with Gary R. Hall, Church Publishing, 2011.
  • Worship-Shaped Life: Liturgical Formation and the People of God, co-edited with Paul Gibson, Canterbury Studies in Anglicanism, Canterbury Press, 2010.
  • Gleanings: Essays on Expansive Language with Prayers for Various Occasions, editor and contributor, Church Publishing, Inc., 2001.
  • Continuing the Reformation: Re-Visioning Baptism in the Episcopal Church, Church Publishing, Inc., 1997.
  • “Who May Be Invited to the Table?” Anglican Theological Review, 2012.
  • “The Baptismal Covenant and the Proposed Anglican Covenant,” Journal of Anglican Studies, 2012.