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The Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt

Rubin P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL

The Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. holds the Rueben P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, and directs the Job Institute for Spiritual Formation. He is an Episcopal Priest, spiritual director, retreat facilitator, conference leader, writer, and academic. He is the author of numerous published articles and reviews, including entries in Doubleday’s Anchor Bible Dictionary, as well as articles in Feminist Theology, The Scottish Journal of Theology, the Journal for Preachersand The Heythrop Journal. He is author of A Still Small Voice: Women, Ordination and the Church (Syracuse University Press, 1998), The Changing Face of God(Morehouse, 2000), When Suffering Persists (Morehouse, 2001), in Italian translation: Sofferenza, All ricerca di una riposta (Torino: Claudiana, 2004), What God Wants for Your Life (Harper, 2005), Conversations with Scripture: Revelation (Morehouse, 2005), and Conversations with Scripture: Luke (Morehouse, 2009) and The Dave Test (Abingdon Press, 2013).

Featured Publications

“Beyond a Biblicistic Feminism: Hermeneutics and Ordained Women.” Feminist Theology No. 11 (January, 1996): 55-71.

“Behind Orthodoxy and Beyond It: Recent Developments in Evangelical Christology.”  Scottish Journal of Theology  45 (1993): 515-541.

“An Unexamined Orthodoxy: Millennialist Interpretations of Apocalyptic Literature.”  Journal of the C.S. Lewis Society  14 (1992): 4-6.

Conversations with Scripture: Revelation. Morehouse Press, 2005.



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