Elaine A. Heath
McCreless Professor of Evangelism
Ph.D. Systematic Theology, Duquesne University, 2002; M.Div. Ashland Theological Seminary, 1995; B.A. English, Oakland University 1990
Evangelism, theology, and Christian spirituality
Evangelism and spirituality, evangelism and gender, the church in emerging culture, the new monasticism
:: Missional.Monastic.Mainline. A Guide to Starting Missional Micro-Communities in Historically Mainline Traditions. (Eugene: Cascade, 2014).
:: “Reading Scripture for Christian Formation,” The Word Written on Our Hearts: Wesley and Wesleyans on Scripture, Joel B. Green and David Watson, eds. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012).
:: The Gospel According to Twilight: Women, Sex and God (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 2011).
:: We Were the Least of These: Reading the Bible with Survivors of Sexual Abuse (Grand Rapids: Brazos, 2011).
:: “A New Day Rising in the Church,” in The Hyphenateds: How Emergence Christianity is Re-Traditioning Mainline Practices, Phil Snider, ed. Foreward by Phyllis Tickle (St. Louis: Chalice, 2011).
:: Longing for Spring: A New Vision for Wesleyan Community, co-authored with Scott Kisker, (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2010).
:: Naked Faith: The Mystical Theology of Phoebe Palmer, Princeton Theological Monograph Series, (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2010).
:: Theological perspectives on Propers 7, 8, and 9 (Luke 8:26-39, Luke 9:51-62, Luke 10:1-11, 16-20), Feasting on the Word, Lectionary Commentary Series (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009).
:: “The Quest for Holiness,” Oxford Handbook on Methodism, William J. Abraham and James Kirby, eds. London: Oxford University Press, 2009.
:: The Mystic Way of Evangelism: A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008).
Ordained elder, The United Methodist Church, New Mexico Annual Conference.