Faculty Directory

Gregory Anderson Love

Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

Core Doctoral Faculty
At the GTU since
(415) 451-2869
Degrees and Certifications

PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1997
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1988
BA, Pacific Lutheran University, 1983

Research and Teaching Interests
  • The Relation between Divine and Human Action:  Karl Barth and Feminist Theologies
  • God and Human Suffering
  • Christ, Atonement, and Salvation
  • Rene Girard, Violence, and the Three Monotheistic Religions:  Judaism, Christianity, Islam
  • Trauma, Recovery, and the Human Self:  Psychology, Spirituality, and Theology
  • Science and Religion
Selected Publications
  • Love, Violence, and the Cross: How the Nonviolent God Saves Us through the Cross of Christ. Cascades Books, 2010.
  • "Three Essays: Theological Perspectives on Matthew 22:41 ~ 23:33,” Feasting on the Gospels. Westminster John Knox Press, 2012.
  • “Six Theological Essays: Pentecost through Proper 7 of Lectionary Year A,” New Interpreter’s Bible. Abingdon Press, 2012.
  • “‘The Centurion’s Slave,’ ‘The Widow’s Son at Nain,’ and ‘The Woman Who Was a Sinner’: Three Theological Essays on Luke 7:1 ~ 8:3,” Feasting on the Word: Preaching the Revised Common Lectionary, Vol. VII, Westminster John Knox Press, 2009.
  • “A Model of Damaging Self-Sacrifice, or An Event of Abyssal Compassion? Rita Nakashima Brock and Anthony Bartlett on Abelard and the Cross of Christ,” in Theology as Conversation: The Significance of Dialogue in Historical and Contemporary Theology, Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2009.
  • "Why The Holy Spirit Now?," in Fire and Wind: The Holy Spirit in the Church Today, WJK, 2002.