Christine Pohl


Dr. Christine Pohl

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Address204 N. Lexington Avenue
Wilmore, KY 40390
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Professor of Church in Society, Asbury Theological Seminary

B.S., Syracuse University, 1972
M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1986
Ph.D., Emory University, 1993

Dr. Christine Pohl is professor of Church and Society/Christian Ethics. She has taught at Asbury Theological Seminary since 1989.

She received a B.S. in Special Education at Syracuse University, 1972; a M.A. in Theological Studies, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1986; and a Ph.D. in Ethics and Society at Emory University, 1993.

Dr. Pohl worked in various ministries for 11 years before attending seminary. She owned a Christian bookstore for six years and later worked in advocacy and refugee resettlement. She currently serves as an occasional advisor for homeless shelters and refugee programs. She has also helped plant three churches and is currently assisting her brother in planting a church in Nicholasville, Ky.

She is a recipient of grants for research from the American Academy of Religion, Lilly Endowment and Louisville Institute. She served as a board member for the Louisville Institute for six years and presently serves on the board of the Society of Christian Ethics.

Dr. Pohl is the Kingdom Conference co-chair and is the author of several books. She is currently completing a book called Practices that Make and Break Community (forthcoming, Eedermans, 2009).



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