Douglas Ottati

Education

Ph.D., M.A. University of Chicago
A.B. University of Pennsylvania

I'm the Craig Family Distinguished Professor of Reformed Theology and Justice.

Background

For many years, I taught at Union Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. My scholarly interests include contemporary theology and ethics, as well as the history of theology and ethics, particularly in America.

I'm the co-general editor of the multi-volume series, The Library of Theological Ethics. My recent books include: Theology for Liberal Presbyterians and Other Endangered Species, Reforming Protestantism: Christian Commitment in Today's World, and Hopeful Realism: Recovering the Poetry of Theology.

Teaching

Being Human
Basic Christian Beliefs
Prophetic Christianity in America During the Twentieth Century
Reformed Theology and Ethics
Major Figures in Theology and Ethics: Jonathan Edwards, H. Richard Niebuhr
Seminar in John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion