Installations of Deans Sharon Tan & Paul Capetz
Day and Date: Thursday, November 14
Times: 11:35 AM
Location: Bigelow Chapel
Official Invitation: Front; Back
Sharon Mei Tan is McVay associate professor of Christian ethics at United. She received her master of theological studies, J.D., and Ph.D. from Emory University. Her areas of teaching and research include Christian ethics, comparative religious ethics, justice, reconciliation and religious studies. Sharon is the author of The Reconciliation of Classes and Races: How Religion Contributes to Politics and Law.
Paul E. Capetz is a liberal Protestant theologian in the Reformed tradition. His research interests focus on the development of modern theology and its relations to Reformation heritage. He has authored two books: Christian Faith as Religion: A Study in the Theologies of Calvin and Schleiermacher and God: A Brief History. With Brent W. Sockness, he is preparing a volume of newly translated essays on ethics and historicism by Ernst Troeltsch. Paul is professor of historical theology at United and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He has an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
Amos Young is dean of the School of Divinity at Regent University and
J. Rodman Williams professor of theology. His has a Ph.D. in religion and theology from Boston University, an M.A. from Western Evangelical Seminary and an M.A. from Portland State University. He was founding co-chair for the Pentecostal-Charismatic Movements Group for the American Academy of Religion and is co-editor of two monograph series: Pentecostal Manifestos and Studies in Religion, Theology and Disability. A licensed minister in the Assemblies of God, Yong was born in Malaysia and immigrated to the United States. In the last decade, he has become one of the most prolific writers among Pentecostal theologians.