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David Bruner

PhD Candidate | Theology (Systematic Theology)

David Bruner
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David Bruner is a PhD candidate at Princeton Theological Seminary. Educated at Yale University (BA) and Princeton Seminary (MDiv), he has taught at Princeton Seminary, Princeton University, Eastern University, and Luther Seminary. His dissertation explores Eberhard Jüngel’s account of truth and its relationship to the doctrine of the Trinity, against the background of distinctively modern questions about epistemology, metaphysics, and the doctrine of God. He is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), and served four years as a parish pastor. He continues to be active as a teacher and preacher in congregational contexts.   

Curriculum Vitae

The Self-Revealing God: Trinity and Truth in the Thought of Eberhard Jüngel 

Bruce L. McCormack (chair)
John R. Bowlin
Ingolf U. Dalferth (Claremont Graduate University)

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Pastor at Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, New Jersey

Alison VanBuskirk, Class of 2015

“My call as a pastor centers on shaping a community where people can connect and be real with each other and God.”