Methodist Chair of Divinity, Beeson Divinity School
Michael Pasquarello III is the Methodist Chair of Divinity, director of the Robert Smith Jr. Preaching Institute, and director of Doctor of Ministry at Beeson Divinity School. Prior to joining the faculty there, he was the Lloyd John Ogilvie Professor of Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary and he has served as the Granger E. and Anna A. Fisher Professor of Preaching at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky. He received a B.A. from The Master’s College, 1978; a M.Div. from the Divinity School, Duke University, 1983; and a M.A. (1999) and Ph.D. (2002) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Religious Studies. He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, North Carolina Conference, where he served in full-time pastoral ministry from 1983 to 2001. He is the author of several books, including "John Wesley: A Preaching Life" (Abingdon 2010) and "Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Theology of a Preaching Life" (Baylor 2017).
Louisville Institute now accepting 2024 program applications
The Louisville Institute is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2024 grant and fellowship funding season.
Since 1990, LI has funded more than 2,700 grants and fellowships totaling $57.7 million to those who lead and study North American religious institutions, practices and movement. Their grantees and fellows include pastoral leaders, researchers, early career and seasoned scholars and many others in the United States and Canada whose work resonates with LI’s mission to bridge church and academy.
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