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Chair in Christian Social Ethics

Prof David P. Gushee

PhD, Union Theological Seminary in New York

David P. Gushee (1962) served as an assistant professor for Christian Ethics at SBTS (Louisville, KT) from 1993–1996, before taking up various consecutive academic posts in moral philosophy at Union University (Jackson, TN). In 2007 he moved to Mercer University in order to serve as its Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics.

Gushee has written and/or edited 26 books and over 150 book chapters, journal articles and reviews, in addition to many opinion contributions to the popular press. Some of his most notable books are, Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust (1994, based on PhD-thesis), The Sacredness of Human Life (2013), Changing Our Mind (2014, 2017) and After Evangelicalism: The Path to a New Christianity (2020).

In March 2021 David Gushee was appointed as Professor of Christian Social Ethics by the Executive Board of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) with IBTS.