Graduate Theological Union

Randi J. Walker

Randi J, WalkerPacific School of Religion
Professor of Church History
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 1992

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1983
M.Div., School of Theology at Claremont, 1982
M.A., School of Theology at Claremont, 1978
B.U.S., University of New Mexico, 1974

Phone: 510/849-8221

Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • History of Christianity in the Pacific Region
  • Religion and Civil Rights in the American West
  • Women and American Religion
  • United Church of Christ History

Selected Publications

  • Religion and the Public Conscience: Ecumenical Civil Rights Efforts in Seattle 1940-1960. Forthcoming (Circle Books, estimated publication date mid -2012).
  • 거울로서의 역사 History as a Mirror, with Kyu Hong Yeon (Seoul: Hanshin Theological Seminary Press, 2011)
  • “The Continuing Influence of Region on American Religious Life,” in Charles Lippy Ed., Faith in America:  Changes, Challenges, and New Directions vol. 1 Organized Religion Today.  (Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2006)165-184.
  • “California and the Pacific Rim Region,” in Charles Lippy and Peter Williams eds., The Encyclopedia of Religion in America (CQ Press, 2010).
  • The Evolution of a UCC Style: Essays in the History and Ecclesiology of the United Church of Christ (Cleveland: United Church Press, 2005).
  • Emma Newman, A Frontier Woman Minister.  (New York: Syracuse University Press, 2000).