Bio

Congdon1NEWDavid W. Congdon (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is an author, speaker, and scholar working in the area of theology and culture. After studying English literature at college he went to seminary to pursue theological study, where he specialized in modern Protestant theology, particularly the work of Rudolf Bultmann and Karl Barth. His current research explores the intersection of hermeneutics, intercultural theology, and modern Protestant theology. He is the coeditor (with W. Travis McMaken) of Karl Barth in Conversation. He is the author of The Mission of Demythologizing: Rudolf Bultmann’s Dialectical TheologyRudolf Bultmann: A Companion to His Theology, and most recently, The God Who Saves: A Dogmatic Sketch. He is currently at work on an edited volume on universalism for Baker Academic, a textbook introduction to Bultmann for Bloomsbury/T&T Clark, a Bultmann reader for Fortress Press, and a volume of Barth and Bultmann’s writings during the height of their debate for Cascade Books.

“It is clear that Congdon is comfortable working within, expositing, and evaluating the whole range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Protestant theology.” —Kenneth Oakes, University of Notre Dame