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James F. Kay

Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Joe R. Engle Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics

James F. Kay
Practical Theology
126 Administration Building

Phone: 609.497.7815
Fax: 609.497.7819
[email protected]
Presbyterian

Profile
James F. Kay is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the Joe R. Engle Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Kay specializes in the history, theology, and practice of preaching and worship. His courses cover worship in the Reformed tradition, theology and proclamation, and homiletical theory. Kay holds an MDiv from Harvard University and an MPhil and PhD from Union Theological Seminary in New York.

Curriculum Vitae

Select Publications

  • Preaching and Theology (Chalice Press, 2007)
  • Women, Gender, and Christian Community (coedited with Jane Dempsey Douglass, Westminster John Knox Press, 1997) 
  • Seasons of Grace: Reflections from the Christian Year (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1994; reprinted ed., Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2005)
  • Christus Praesens: A Reconsideration of Rudolf Bultmann’s Christology (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1994)

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Pastor at Bethel AME Church, Pennington, New Jersey

Gregory Smith, Class of 2015

“Princeton Seminary helped me think critically and understand the relationship that humanity has with religion—historically, emotionally, and spiritually.”