Conference Speaker Profile
Paul Louis Metzger
Integrating theology and spirituality with cultural sensitivity is at the center of Dr. Metzger's vision and vocation. Dr. Metzger is Professor of Christian Theology and Theology of Culture at Multnomah Biblical Seminary of Multnomah University where he also directs The Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins. He has been active in intercultural work in the States, Japan, and England. Dr. Metzger is the author of numerous books including Connecting Christ: How to Discuss Jesus in a World of Diverse Paths; New Wine Tastings: Theological Essays of Cultural Engagement; and, The Gospel of John: When Love Comes to Town. In addition, he serves as the editor of Cultural Encounters: a Journal for the Theology of Culture. Dr. Metzger is a member of the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, New Jersey, and has developed a strategic ministry partnership with Dr. John M. Perkins titled, "Drum Majors for Love, Truth and Justice."