Professor Thomas Long has taught the foundational course Understandings of Religion; upper-level courses in the history of Christian thought and church history; the J-Term course Christian Responses to Nazism and the Nazi State; and the topical course Models of Christian Redemption. His special interests are in the fields of inter-religious dialogue and the doctrine of the atonement. His dissertation, The Viability of a Sacrificial Theology of Atonement, was republished in 2006 by Lutheran University Press for its 37 affiliate institutions of higher education of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.
Prof. Long has a Ph.D. from Marquette University, Th.M. from Duke University, M.Div. from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and B.A. from Albion College. He joined the Carthage faculty full time in 2002. Prior to coming to Carthage, he taught at Lakeland College and Carroll and Marquette Universities. He lives with his wife, Carol, in Wauwatosa, Wis.
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