The Eucharist is a central rite where God is present in a special way. In this interview, David Stubbs talks about his book, Table and Temple: The Christian Eucharist and Its Jewish Roots, where he traces the central meaning of the Lord’s Supper out from the worship of the Jerusalem temple into Christian worship.
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David L. Stubbs is Professor of Ethics and Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. After receiving B.S. and M.S. degrees at Stanford University, David worked as a seismic engineer in San Francisco. While pursuing his engineering career, he also worked full and part-time in churches and ministries and eventually decided to change paths, go deeper in his faith, and explore his call to ministry.
He holds a M.Div. (‘95) from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in theological ethics from Duke University. He is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the PC(USA), was co-chair of the Christian Systematic Theology Section of the American Academy of Religion, and is a member of the Society of Christian Ethics and the Association for Reformed and Liturgical Worship.
Dr. Stubbs is the author of Table and Temple: The Christian Eucharist and Its Jewish Roots, which traces the central meanings of the Lord’s Supper out from the worship of the Jerusalem temple into Christian worship.