Research Fellow: Psychology & Spiritual Formation

Alan G. Padgett

Professor of Systematic Theology, Luther Seminary


Alan G. Padgett (D.Phil., Oxford University; M.Div., Drew University) is Professor of Systematic Theology at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. Previously, he served as Professor of Theology and the Philosophy of Science at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, (1992-2001). Padgett has been on the faculty of Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, since July 2001. He currently serves as the chair of the history and theology division. Padgett is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. His most recent books include Christianity and Western Thought, Vol. 3: Journey to Postmodernity in the Twentieth Century (with Steve Wilkens; 2009); and But Is It All True? The Bible and the Question of Truth (co-edited with Patrick Keifert; 2006).


Contributions by Alan G. Padgett

Alan G. Padgett

Rights and Obligations: The Role of Religious Arguments in a Pluralistic Democracy

August 18, 2017

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Alan G. Padgett

Eyes Forward, Looking Back: Learning Love and Humility from the Civil Rights Movement

June 15, 2017

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Alan G. Padgett

Doing Good Better: Active Contemplation with Phileena & Chris Heuertz

November 14, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

The Political and the Prophetic: Talking About Christian Politics

November 7, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

Praying for the Election: Humbling Ourselves before God

October 27, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

Humility for Creatures and Sinners: A New Testament Vision of Intellectual Humility

October 10, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

My Soul Is Not Me: Thomas Aquinas on Human Nature and the Afterlife

September 26, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

Antidotes to Voter Anger

September 13, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

The Death of the Psychological and Human Duality

September 5, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

The Art (Therapy) of War: The Power of Art to Heal Trauma

August 29, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

Radical Humility in Everyday Politics: Christian Humility in the American Political Circus

July 1, 2016

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Alan G. Padgett

The Absent-Minded Christian: Self-Talk, Self-Awareness, and the Christian Life

June 22, 2015

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Alan G. Padgett

As You Love Yourself: Where Contemplation and Action Meet

May 7, 2014

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Alan G. Padgett

Loved, Safe, No Need to Fear

October 9, 2013

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