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Thomas W. Seat II

PhD Candidate | Religion & Society

Thomas W. Seat II
Religion & Society
thomas.seat@ptsem.edu

Profile
Tom Seat, MDiv '09, graduated from Indiana Wesley University’s John Wesley Honors College (BA, summa cum laude) and from Princeton Theological Seminary (MDiv), where he received the Jean Anne Swope and James L. Mechem Award in Christian Ethics. He then joined Teach For America, teaching developmental reading in St. Louis Public Schools before returning to Princeton Seminary for a ThM in religion and society.

Seat’s dissertation centers on roles that missionaries played in the Cold War, especially the Vietnam War and related conflicts. Other major research areas involve the political and ethical dimensions of Christianity’s 20th century spread in sub-Saharan Africa and methodology in the study of World Christianity.

Curriculum Vitae
Academia.edu Profile

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

PhD Student

Isaac Kim, Class of 2015

“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”