Alan G Padgett
Professor of Systematic Theology

Alan G PadgettEmail:
apadgett@luthersem.edu

Office:
651-641-3221    BH 27

Curriculum Vitae for Alan G Padgett

Courses

ST 1466 50CREATION ECOLOGY AND CHR ETHICS Summer Session 2014-2015

This course investigates our current ecological crisis in the light of a biblically informed Christian ethic. It is equally a study in a Christian ethical interpretation of Scripture in the light of our current ecological crisis. A case study approach helps to ground a short introduction to ecology as well as a study of various models for a Christian ethics of creation care. The focus is on a critical theological reflection on praxis in a pluralistic world of many faiths and none at all, but in which we all share a common, growing crisis. Prerequisite: Core course in ST PRE-WORK REQUIRED AND BEGINS JUNE 10.

CD 1624 01UNITED METHODIST CHUR DOCT AND HISTSpring Semester 2014-2015

An investigation of the doctrinal standards of the United Methodist church, and the historical roots of the church in Wesleyan and Methodist movements in England and America. The course includes an overview of current theological issues within Methodism.

SG 0601 50 C3VOCATIONAL FORMATION-LEARNING LDR ISpring Semester 2014-2015

This section is intended for Cohort 7 of the MDIV DL program.

SG 0601 50 CO 11VOCATIONAL FORMATION-LEARNING LDR ISpring Semester 2014-2015

This section was RESIDENTIAL. CHANGED to ONLINE on 12/23/14. Will meet ONLINE Mondays 6-7:30pm

ST 1466 01CREATION ECOLOGY AND CHR ETHICS Spring Semester 2014-2015

This course investigates our current ecological crisis in the light of a biblically informed Christian ethic. It is equally a study in a Christian ethical interpretation of Scripture in the light of our current ecological crisis. A case study approach helps to ground a short introduction to ecology as well as a study of various models for a Christian ethics of creation care. The focus is on a critical theological reflection on praxis in a pluralistic world of many faiths and none at all, but in which we all share a common, growing crisis. Prerequisite: Core course in ST

ST 4430 01 F6THE THEOLOGY OF JOHN WESLEY Spring Semester 2014-2015

An investigation of the theology of Wesley, with particular attention to original sources such as sermons, tracts and letters. Wesley is interpreted as a pastoral or practical theologian, against the background of his life and ministry in the evangelical revival. Attention is given to key Wesleyan doctrines, such as the (so-called) Wesleyan quadrilateral, soteriology, pneumatology and Christian perfection. Prerequisite: Basic ST and HC signature core courses

Speaking Topics:

Alan G Padgett is available to speak at your congregation's event or adult forum on the following topics. For other faculty and staff resources, visit our Online Resource Guide

  • Issues in Evangelical Theology Today
  • John Wesley and Methodist Theology
  • Prayer and Spirituality
  • Scripture and Natural Science
  • The Soul and The Brain

Resources:

Links

Christian Theological Research Fellowship
This is my favorite website for Theology.
North Central Program in Science and Theology
The North Central Program for Science and Theology promotes teaching and learning that bring together religious wisdom and scientific knowledge for the challenges of our culture today, with a special focus on the communities of the upper Midwest.
Wesleyan and Methodist Studies at Luther Seminary
A collection of resources for study in the life and thought of the Wesleys, and in the development of the Methodist church.

Education:

View a detailed curriculum vitae for Alan G Padgett. This includes education, professional positions, activities, memberships and publications.

D.Phil.University of Oxford
Oxford, England
1990
M.Div.Drew University
Madison, NJ
1981 (with honors)
B.A.Vanguard University
Costa Mesa, CA
1977 (with honors)

Biography:

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

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