Dr. David P. Gushee
Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics
Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life
Dr. Gushee is the elected Past-President of both the American Academy of Religion and Society of Christian Ethics. He is author and/or editor of 25 books and over 150 book chapters, journal articles, and reviews. His most notable previous books include Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust, Kingdom Ethics, The Sacredness of Human Life, Changing Our Mind, and Still Christian.
An award-winning teacher, Professor Gushee offers courses both to seminarians and college students at Mercer. Over a busy 25-year career, he has written hundreds of opinion pieces, lectured around the world, given interviews to scores of media outlets, and led several significant social-ethical activist efforts.
Dr. Gushee and his beloved wife Jeanie live in Atlanta, where they are surrounded by four generations of family members. He is a classic novel reader, world traveler, and tennis player, and awaits a call from his beloved Atlanta Braves to resume the baseball career he abandoned in college.
- Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary in New York, 1993
- M.Phil., Union Theological Seminary in New York, 1990
- M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987
- B.A., College of William and Mary, 1984