Joe Coalter


Dr. Joe Coalter

E-mailjcoalter@union-psce.edu
AddressUnion Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education
3401 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23227
Phone804-355-0671
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Library Director and William B. and Mildred L. Nivison Professor, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia
Library Director and William B. and Mildred L. Nivison Professor, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia

B.A., Davidson College,
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary,
Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., Princeton University,

Coalter brings an impressive background in research, information technology, and American church history to Union-PSCE. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, he comes from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary where he served as library director and later vice president for library and information technology. He served as acting president of Louisville Seminary in 2003 while an interim president was being sought. Along with Louis Weeks and John Mulder, he was a co-director and author of The Presbyterian Presence, a major study of the Presbyterian Church and other mainline Christian denominations. He has served as editor and webmaster for the “Resources for American Christianity website, an electronic resource funded by the Lilly Endowment.

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