About Brent A. R. Hege
Brent Hege is Instructor of Religion in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Butler University. He earned his PhD in theology with distinction at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA, in 2007 and has taught theology and religion at Union and Butler. His research and teaching interests include the history of Christian thought, contemporary Christian thought, theological methods, God, evil and suffering, process-relational theology, religions of the world, comparative religion and comparative theology, liberation theologies, radical theology, gender issues in theology, religion and secularism, and philosophy of religion.
His dissertation, published as "Faith at the Intersection of History and Experience: The Theology of Georg Wobbermin," was awarded the 2010 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise by the Forschungszentrum Internationale und Interdisziplinäre Theologie at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
|Present||Instructor of Religion, Butler University ‐ Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Classics|
History of Christian Thought, Contemporary Christian Thought, Theological Methods, God, Evil and Suffering, Process-Relational Theology, Religions of the World, Comparative Religion and Comparative Theology, Liberation Theologies, Radical Theology, Gender Issues in Theology, Religion and Secularism, and Philosophy of Religion
Honors and Awards
- Honorary Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Theta of Indiana Chapter
- Twelve 'An Apple for You' Teaching Awards (2010-2015)
- Gettysburg College Young Alumni Achievement Award (2013)
- The John Templeton Award for Theological Promise: 2010 Laureate
- Religion, Race, and Culture
- Faith, Doubt and Reason (First Year Seminar)
- God and Evil
- Philosophy of Religion
- Religions of the World
- Theological Ethics
- Theology from the Margins
„Zurück zu Schleiermacher! und von Schleiermacher aus vorwärts!“ Georg Wobbermin ...
Journal for the History of Modern Theology/Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte (2012)
As dialectical theology rose to prominence in the years following World War I, the new theologians sought to distance themselves ...
Jesus Christ as Poetic Symbol: Wilhelm Bousset’s Contribution to ...
Journal for the History of Modern Theology/Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte (2009)
Wilhelm Bousset, a leading member of the religionsgeschichtliche school and author of a seminal work on early Christology, Kyrios Christos, ...