Nancy Lammers Gross

Arthur Sarrell Rudd Professor of Speech Communication in Ministry

Nancy Lammers Gross
Practical Theology
103 Templeton Hall

Phone: 609.497.7963
Fax: 609.497.7870

Nancy Lammers Gross, MDiv '81, PhD '92, is the Arthur Sarell Rudd Professor of Speech Communication in Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. She earned both her MDiv and PhD from Princeton Seminary. She is a member of the Academy of Homiletics, and the National Communication Association/Religious Communication Association. Her areas of teaching interest include speech communication, preaching, especially preaching from the Apostle Paul, and worship. Throughout her career, she has been deeply involved in curriculum development and accreditation. An ordained Presbyterian minister, she has served churches in California and New Jersey, holding membership in the Presbytery of New Brunswick. She continues her service on the Committee on Preparation for Ministry in the New Brunswick Presbytery, where she has served for many years. She enjoys being involved in children’s ministry in a local congregation. Gross is the author of If You Cannot Preach Like Paul (Eerdmans, 2002), and Women’s Voices and the Practice of Preaching (Eerdmans, 2017).

Select Publications

  • Women’s Voices and the Practice of Preaching (Eerdmans, 2017)
  • If You Cannot Preach Like Paul (Eerdmans, 2002)
  • “Reinventing Our Teaching: A New Model for a New Curriculum” in Ministry; Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Autumn 2000, coauthor with Elouise Renich Fraser

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Author, Speaker, Ordained Minister

Danielle Shroyer, Class of 1999

“To be in a community where I got to hear so many different perspectives—that was profound for me. I’m grateful for the curiosity, for the practice of learning that was cultivated for me at Seminary.”