Graduate Theological Union

Sangyil Sam Park

American Baptist Seminary of the West
Professor of Preaching
Core Doctoral Faculty Member


At GTU since 2006

PhD, Graduate Theological Union, 2004
MDiv, Drew University, 1994
MTh, Methodist Theological Seminary, Korea, 1991

Phone: 510/841-1905 (ext. 242)

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Theology of Preaching
  • Narrative Preaching
  • Homiletical Theories
  • Preaching Across Cultures
  • Prophetic Preaching
  • Preaching in Interfaith World

Selected Publications

  • 포스트모던 시대의 설교학 밑그림 (Preaching in the 21st Century), Olive Tree Press, 2014.
  • Korean Preaching, Han, and Narrative, Peter Lang, 2008.
  • “Preaching Love in Interfaith World,” A paper read/published at the Annual Meeting of American Academy of Homiletics, San Diego, 2014.
  • “Aristotle’s Rhetoric and Its Application in Paul Wilson’s Homiletics,” Journal of Practical Theology, June 2014.
  • "Speech of Hope: Prophetic Preaching," Review and Expositor, Summer 2012.