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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

Curriculum Vitae

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


  • God
  • Religion, Race, and Culture
  • Existentialism
  • Faith, Doubt and Reason (First Year Seminar)
  • God and Evil
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religions of the World
  • Theological Ethics
  • Theology from the Margins

Contact Information

(317) 940-8274


Articles (10)

Books (1)

Reviews (12)

Presentations (9)