Professor in the Taylor Endowed Chair of Worship and Music
Director, Doctor of Ministry Program
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Ph.D., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary/Northwestern University, 1996
M.T.S., Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1982
M.A. in Church Music Education, Scarritt College, 1978
B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1974
Areas of expertise
Worship; congregational song; liturgical prayer; sacraments; feminist theology.
Selected published works
The Christian Year: Guide for Worship and Preaching. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011.
Worshiping in the Small Membership Church. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2008.
Just in Time: Communion Services. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2006.
“Praise and Worship Music: Looking At Language” in The Hymn 55:3 (July 2004), 24-28.
Moving Toward Emancipatory Language: A Study of Recent Hymns. Drew University Series on Liturgical Studies. Lantham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1999.