About MTSO

Timothy Reinhold Eberhart

Assistant Professor of Theology and Ecology

In joint appointment with Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

847-866-3972
teberhart@mtso.edu

Curriculum vitae

Education

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2012
M.Div., Vanderbilt Divinity School, 2000
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1995

Areas of expertise

The intersection of Christian theology from a Methodist perspective with environmental ethics, agrarian and food studies, political economy, and ecological praxes, focusing on the context of the American Midwest and its interconnected rural and urban landscapes, communities, institutions, and economies.

Selected published works

The Economy of Salvation: Essays in Honor of M. Douglas Meeks, co-edited with Jürgen Moltmann and Matthew Charlton (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, Spring 2014). “Holy Communion,” in Generation Rising: A Future with Hope for the United Methodist Church, ed. Andrew C. Thompson (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011).

Syllabi

Ethics of Hope in an Age of Crisis
Food Faith and Justice: Holy Communion for the Whole Creation
The Oikos of God: Economy and Ecology in the Global Household

Sites of interest

seminaryalliance.org
webofcreation.org
creationjustice.org
postcarbon.org
neweconomy.net
350.org
permacultureprinciples.com
transitionnetwork.org