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James F. Kay

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

James F. Kay
126 Administration Building

Phone: 609.497.7815
Fax: 609.497.7819
james.kay@ptsem.edu
Presbyterian

Profile
James F. Kay is Princeton Theological Seminary’s dean and vice president of academic affairs emeritus, and the Joe R. Engle Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics Emeritus. 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)

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