Lisa M. Hess


 Lisa M. Hess

E-maillmhess@united.edu
Address4501 Denlinger Road
Dayton, OH 45426
Phone937-529-2201
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Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Contextual Ministries, United Theological Seminary

B.A., Carleton College, 1991
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1996
Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 2001

Lisa’s area of specialization is Christianformation; spirituality.
and religious leadership education. Her recent work redresses contemporary theological education with an intentional formation in radically covenantal companionship, embodied in a disciplined spiritual stewardship or contemplative empiricism. Rooted in love’s rationality, such a compassionate theology promises an interpretation of situations but also an expressive theological delight able to companion the suffering of self and others. Author of An Artisanal Theology (Cascade 2009), a radically covenantal approach to ministry formation, she is focusing her research on “correlation” and the promise of Jean-Luc Marion’s philosophical and theological work for a postmetaphysical, noncorrelational practical theology.



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