Institute for Christian Spirituality

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Earl Lavender
Director of Institute for Christian Spirituality
Professor of Biblical Studies
Academic Specialties
-- Historical Theology
Other Topics
Missional studies Spiritual formation and spirituality Faith and the western culture Biblical world view Early church patristic history Comparative world religion Religious experience


Jackie Halstead
Director, Institute for Christian Spirituality
Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation


Academic Specialties
-- Spiritual Formation
-- Human Development

Other Topics
Marriage and family therapy • Family life cycle • Cultural diversity • Gender and ethnicity • Psychology and theology • Professional ethics • Family conflict • Women in leadership • Spiritual development of children • Conflict resolution • Church fathers and mothers

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