Dr. Christine Pohl

Dr. Christine Pohl

Associate Provost for Faculty Development
Professor of Church in Society

Expertise:

  • Christian Social Ethics
  • Church in Society
  • Christian Hospitality
  • Ethics and Community
  • Women in Church and Society

Education:

  • B.S., Syracuse University, 1972
  • M.A. in Theological Studies (social ethics), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1986
  • Ph.D., Emory University, 1993

Dr. Christine Pohl is Associate Provost and Professor of Church and Society/Christian Ethics. She has taught at Asbury Theological Seminary since 1989.

She received a B.S. in Special Education at Syracuse University, 1972; a M.A. in Theological Studies, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1986; and a Ph.D. in Ethics and Society at Emory University, 1993.

Dr. Pohl worked in various ministries for 11 years before attending seminary. She owned a Christian bookstore for six years and later worked in advocacy and refugee resettlement. She currently serves as an occasional advisor for homeless shelters and refugee programs. She has also helped plant four churches.

She is a recipient of grants for research from the American Academy of Religion, Lilly Endowment and Louisville Institute, and has served as a board member for the Louisville Institute and for the Society of Christian Ethics.

Dr. Pohl is the author of several books including Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition. She has recently completed a book entitled Living into Community: Cultivating Practices that Sustain Us (Eerdmans, 2011).

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