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Columbia Theological Seminary Names Mark Douglas Associate Professor of Christian Ethics


Decatur, GA.— Mark Douglas has been promoted to associate professor of Christian ethics and awarded tenure at Columbia Theological Seminary. He joined Columbia’s faculty in 1999 as assistant professor of Christian ethics and received his Ph.D. from The University of Virginia in 2000. Dr. Douglas’s interests include ethics in neo-orthodox theologies, medical and business ethics, the American philosophical tradition of pragmatism, and the role of religion in political philosophy. His book, Confessing Christ in the Twenty-first Century, will be released later this month by Rowman & Littlefield. He has published numerous articles and essays, including “Thinking Again About the Reformed Tradition and Public Leadership” in Theological Education; “Changing the Rules: Just War Theory in the 21st Century” in Theology Today; and “Reinhold Niebuhr’s Two Pragmatisms” in the American Journal of Theology and Philosophy. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Dr. Douglas served as associate pastor of Tabor Presbyterian Church, in Crozet, VA. He received the Master of Theology and Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and the B.A. from The Colorado College. Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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