Wendland-Cook Endowed Professor of Constructive Theology
Ph.D., Duke University, 1994; Th.M., Duke Divinity School, 1990; M.Div., Theologisches Seminar der Evangelisch-Methodistischen Kirche, Reutlingen, Germany, 1989
Systematic theology, constructive theology, historical and contemporary theologies, liberation theologies, and theology and religion in their social contexts
Historical theologies, liberation theologies, Methodist theology, theology and cultural studies, theology and economics, theology and class, theology and empire, postcolonial and postmodern theories and theology
:: Occupy Religion: Theology of the Multitude (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012).
:: Traveling: Christian Explorations of Daily Living (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2011).
:: Grace under Pressure: Negotiating the Heart of the Methodist Traditions (Nashville: United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, 2011).
:: No Rising Tide: Theology, Economics, and the Future (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2009).
:: Christ and Empire: From Paul to Postcolonial Times (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007).
A complete listing of publications by Prof. Rieger is available in his curriculum vitae.
Ordained elder, North Texas Conference, United Methodist Church; Member, Workgroup for Constructive Theology; Editor of Academic Book Series New Approaches to Religion and Power
, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers; Advisory Board member for Academic Book Series Religion and the Modern World
, with Rowman and Littlefield Publishers; Editorial Board member of Soma: An International Journal of Contemporary Theological Discourses and Counter-Discourses;
Editorial Board Member of Caminhando
, Sao Paulo, Brazil