Ellen T. Charry

Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Systematic Theology Emerita

Ellen T. Charry
117 Hodge Hall

Phone: 609.921.0682
Fax: 609.921.1346
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Ellen T. Charry is the Margaret W. Harmon Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. She joined the faculty in 1997 having previously served on the faculty of the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University (1992-1997) and as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale Divinity School under a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation (1989–91). She designed and administered program in interfaith understanding for theology students at the National Conference of Christians and Jews under grants sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts (1985–91). She holds degrees from Barnard College (BA), Yeshiva University (MSW) and Temple University (MA and PhD). 

She has served on the editorial boards of The Christian Century, The Scottish Journal of Theology, and Pro Ecclesia. She edited Theology Today from 1997 to 2004.

Her current research undertakes a thorough reconstruction of the theological relationship between Judaism and Christianity, currently entitled For God’s Sake: The Wall of Hostility has come down.

Curriculum Vitae

Select Publications
Psalms 1—50: Sighs and Songs of Israel (Brazos Press, 2015)
The Austin Dogmatics of Paul M. van Buren (Cascade Press, 2012)
Same-Sex Relationships and the Nature of Marriage: A Theological Colloquy (Anglican Theological Review, 2011)
God and the Art of Happiness (Eerdmans, 2010)
Inquiring after God: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Blackwell, 2000)
By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine (Oxford University Press, 1997)
Franz Rosenzweig on the Freedom of God (Wyndham Hall Press, 1987)

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Isaac Kim, Class of 2015

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