darrel guder new

Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology
Department of Theology
103 Hodge Hall
Phone: 609.497.3640
Fax: 609.497.7728
Email: [email protected]


Darrell Guder is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Hamburg. As an ordained Presbyterian minister, he served as a student outreach pastor and as a faculty member of the Karlshohe College in the German Lutheran Church. His writing and teaching focus on the theology of the missional church, especially the theological implications of the paradigm shift to post-Christendom as the context for Christian mission in the West. One of his major research interests is reading Barth as a missional theologian He has served as secretary-treasurer of the American Society of Missiology (ASM) and was president of the ASM from 2007–2008. His scholarly translations include Otto Weber, Foundations of Dogmatics (2 vols.); Eberhard Jüngel, God as the Mystery of the World; Karl Barth, The Theology of the Reformed Confessions (with Judith Guder; and Eberhard Busch, The Great Passion: An Introduction to the Theology of Karl Barth (with Judith Guder). He also coordinates the annual Barth Translator’s Seminar every June immediately following the annual Karl Barth conference.

Major Publications

Mission i et pluralisk samfund—hvorfor og hvordan? (Folkekirkens Mission, 2007)
Exhibition of the Kingdom of Heaven to the World (Witherspoon Press, 2007)
The Continuing Conversion of the Church: Evangelization as the Heart of Ministry (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2000)
Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America, editor. (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1998)
Be My Witnesses: The Church’s Mission, Message, and Messengers (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1985)