David P. Gushee
Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics & Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life
Ph.D. 1993, Union Theological Seminary in New York, Master of Philosophy 1990, Union Theological Seminary in New York, Master of Divinity 1987, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, B.A. 1984, College of William and Mary
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Rev. Dr. David Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University. Widely regarded as one of the leading moral voices in American Christianity, he is the author or editor of 20 books and hundreds of articles in his field, including Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust, Kingdom Ethics, The Sacredness of Human Life, and, most recently, Changing Our Mind. Dr. Gushee has always accompanied his scholarly production with church work (First Baptist Church, Decatur), activism (human rights, creation care, LGBT acceptance), opinion writing (Washington Post, Huffington Post, Baptist News Global, now Religion News Service), board service (Public Religion Research, Sojourners, Center for Victims of Torture), and domestic and global media consultation. He has lectured on every continent, with endowed lectures scheduled in New Zealand, Holland, and Switzerland in 2015. Dr. Gushee has been married to Jeanie for 31 years. They are the parents of two daughters and a son, and grandparents of a beautiful baby boy. They reside in Atlanta.