Adam Vander Tuig

Adam Vander Tuig

Field of Study: Practical Theology

Contact Info: av2781@utsnyc.edu

Education:
MPhil, Union Theological Seminary
MDiv, Harvard Divinity School
MPhil, University of Cambridge
BA, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Research Interests
Adam’s dissertation focuses on the confluence of Christian baptism, water politics, empire, ecocide, and our climate emergency. His broader interests include liturgical theology, ecotheology, public church and theology, Christian socialism, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

Background and Activities:
Adam grew up in small-town Nebraska and has six Lutheran pastors in his family. He’s a proud father and spouse. He serves as Church Council Vice President at Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan and is increasingly involved with the Institute for Christian Socialism.

Courses:
Teaching Fellow, Liturgies from Below: Prayers in Defiance of Empire, with Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes
Teaching Fellow, Extractivism: A Ritual/Liturgical Response, with Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes
Teaching Fellow, Introduction to Worship, Union Theological Seminary, with Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes
Instructor, Introduction to the New Testament (Nebraska Wesleyan University)
Instructor, Introduction to College Writing (Nebraska Wesleyan University)
Instructor, Masterpieces of Literature (Nebraska Wesleyan University)

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