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Dr. Scott Bader-Saye joined the seminary faculty as the Helen and Everett H. Jones Chair in Christian Ethics and Moral Theology in 2009 and has served as academic dean since 2013.
His current research centers on theological readings of gender and transgender. Other research interests include economy, sexuality, political theology, virtue ethics, and interfaith dialogue. He teaches the core Theological Ethics courses for all degree programs. He is author of Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear, revised and updated (2020), Formed by Love (2017), and Church and Israel After Christendom (1999). He has contributed to The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics (2006) and The Cambridge Companion to the Gospels (2006) and has published widely in theological journals and magazines.
Professor Bader-Saye helped found and lead Peacemeal, a missional Episcopal community in Scranton, PA, served on the Episcopal Church Executive Council Economic Justice Loan Committee, currently serves on the Gathering of Leaders Steering Committee, and is active as a teacher and parishioner at St. Julian of Norwich Episcopal Church, a mission in northwest Austin.
AB, Davidson College
MDiv, Yale Divinity School
PhD, Duke University
Audio of Dr. Bader-Saye's plenary on Bonds of Affection: The Transformational Possibilities of a Platitude, presented at the Diocese of Texas' The Conference, May 2014.