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Carol R. Jacobson

Associate Professor of Practical Theology
Diaconal Ministry Program Director

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
(510) 559-2762
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Graduate Theological Union, 1997
MA, Graduate Theological Union, 1987
BA, Whitworth College, 1979

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Christian Education in the Parish
  • Faith Development in Children and Youth
  • Karl Rahner
  • Atonement Theology
  • Soteriology and Eschatology
Selected Publications
  • "Universality and Uniqueness," dialog: a journal of theology (July, 2002).

  • “Will God Save the World Or Not?  Prolepsis, Open Theism, and the World’s Future,” Currents in Theology and Mission 39:4 (August 2012) [also edited this entire issue].

  • “A Vision Bigger Than Ourselves,” Lutheran Partners 24:2 (March/April 2008).

  • “How Do We Make the Gospel Come Alive in Education and Evangelism?” Christian Education as Evangelism.  Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 2007.