George Hunsinger

George Hunsinger

2015-2016 Visiting Fellow, Spring 2012 Visiting Fellow

George Hunsinger (Ph.D., Yale University) is the Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and president of the Karl Barth Society of North America. He is the 2010 recipient of the Karl Barth Prize awarded by the Union of Evangelical Churches in Germany. He holds degrees from Stanford (A.B., with honors), Harvard Divinity School (B.D., cum laude), and Yale (M.A., Ph.D.). In January 2006 he founded the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. Among his recent books is The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let Us Keep the Feast (Cambridge University Press, 2008). He is also the editor of Torture Is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak Out (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2008). Perhaps his best known work is How to Read Karl Barth: The Shape of His Theology (Oxford University Press). He is married with two children and two grandchildren.

His Spring 2012 research was on the beatitudes. His 2015-2016 research proposal is entitled "After Nygren: Agape and Eros Reconsidered."


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