Baldwin Wallace Chair in Faith & Life


Dr. Alan Kolp


Alan Kolp

Baldwin Wallace Chair in Faith & Life

Office:         Marting Hall 317
Phone:        (440)826-2172
Fax:            (440)826-3264

Degrees and Schools:

Ph.D.  Harvard University
B.D.    Harvard Divinity School
A.B.    Guilford College


Ph.D.  with distinction
B.D.    cum laude
A.B.    cum laude

Fulbright Fellow, Wilhelms Universitat, Munster, Germany
Visiting Fellow, Woodbrooke College, University of Birmingham, England
Fellow at Kellogg College, Oxford University

Professional Societies:

American Academy of Religion
Society of Biblical Literature
American Society of Church History


Books and pamphlets:

Igniting Innovation with Integrity:  Following the B.R.I.C. Road (co-authored with Peter Rea and Pierre Everaert)    
Fresh Winds of the Spirit (1991, 2007)
Integrity is a Growth Market (co-authored with Peter Rea) (2006)
A Canopy of Light and Love (1993 )
A Motion of Love
Post-Resurrection ConsciousnessMary Magdalene and Me (pamphlet) (1980)
Participation is not a Spectator Sport (1976)
Recent Articles:

"From Cloister to Classroom:  Thomas Merton and Today's College Student," in the Spring 2014 edition of The Merton Seasonal, A Quarterly Review

Book Review of "Merton & the Tao: Dialogues with John Wu and the Ancient Sages" in the Winter 2013 edition of The Merton Seasonal, A Quarterly Review

"Practical Servant-Leadership: Virtue and Value," in Servant Leadership:  Heart, Mind, Spirit,
ed by Larry Spears & Shann Ferch (Forthcoming)  (co-authored with Peter Rea)

"Hope: Possibilities and Promise."  Healing Ministry (2008)

"Ensinando Carater," FAEBusiness Magazine (Brazil) (2003) (co-authored with Peter Rea)

"Sacraments," Historical Dictionary of the Friends (Quakers) (2003)

"Hospice: the Via Dolorosa Ad Pacem (The Way of Sorrow to Peace)," Healing Ministry (2003)

"Hospice: the Via Dolorosa Ad Pacem(the Way of Sorrow to Peace),"
Making Sense of Dying and Death (2002)

"Spirituality and Worship in the Quaker Tradition,"
The Brethren Life and Thought (1995)

"Riding the Wind of Spirit,"
in Practiced in the Presence:  Essays in Honor of T. Canby Jones (1994)

"The Real Presence:  A Quaker Perspective on Spiritual Direction,"
The Way:  Contemporary Christian Spirituality (1993)

"Owning This Treasure as Persons in Community,"
Friends' Consultation on Quaker Treasure (1993)

"The Pre-Pendle Hill Spirituality of George Fox,"
in The Lamb's War: Quaker Essays to Honor Hugh Barbour (1992)

"Language of the Heart: Aspects of George Fox's Spirituality,"
in Proceedings from International Conference on Tercentenary of Fox's Death (1992)

Contact Address:

Department of Religion
Baldwin Wallace University
275 Eastland Road
Berea, Ohio  44017

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