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Alan Padgett earned a bachelor of arts with honors from Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, Calif., in 1977. Following a call to the ministry, he graduated from Drew University, Madison, N.J., with a master of divinity in 1981. In 1990, he received his doctor of philosophy from the University of Oxford in England. Previously, he served as professor of theology and the philosophy of science at Azusa Pacific
"Theology is not an Erector Set in the sky," he says. "It's part of our very life, our worship, our prayer, our mission, our preaching, our pastoral care."
Alan Padgett believes theology is "a way of loving God with all your mind." Theology is a natural expression of Christian belief because it's thinking about God. And that means that Christians are doing theology all the time. Liturgical participation,
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