Faculty and Staff News
Andrea Bieler, professor of Christian Worship, has published the new book Embodying Grace: Proclaiming Justification in the Real World (2010). Co-authored with Hans-Martin Gutmann, the authors ask what it means to preach a word of justification by grace in a world of grinding poverty.
Randi Walker was promoted to full professor at the May meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Jen Gall was named the new executive assistant to the president, after serving for three years as administrator at the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry. She holds a BA in Religious Studies from Brown University. Jen replaces Marjorie Wilkes, who after ten years at PSR as a student, former director of foundation relations, and executive assistant to the president, has moved on to focus on pastoral ministry at Plymouth United Church of Christ in Oakland.
Russell Schoch retired in August from his position as senior editor, including editing the PSR Bulletin.