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Ry Siggelkow

Adjunct Professor
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Ry O. Siggelkow is an adjunct professor of theology at St. Thomas and Bethel University, and Pastor of Proclamation, Witness, and Formation at Faith Mennonite Church in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis. He earned a Ph.D. in Theology (Christian Ethics) from Princeton Theological Seminary (2017), and an M.A. (2009) and B.A. (2006) in Theology from St. Thomas. Ry has served the department as a theology tutor and research assistant (2007-2009), and as an adjunct instructor (2009-2011; 2014-). His areas of specialization are theological ethics and systematic theology with a special interest in the relationship between eschatology, radical politics, and theologies of black power and liberation. His current work focuses on the theme of “apocalyptic” in twentieth-century theology, specifically in the theology and ethics of Ernst Käsemann, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Paul Lehmann, and James Cone. His articles and book reviews have appeared in The Princeton Theological ReviewThe Conrad Grebel ReviewAnabaptist WitnessScottish Journal of Theology, and The Other Journal. Most recently, he is a contributor to the collection, Karl Barth in Conversation (Cascade Books, 2014) and is co-editor (with Nancy J. Duff) of the forthcoming volume, The Revolutionary Gospel: Paul Lehmann and the Direction of Theology Today (Fortress Press). At the invitation of Princeton's Center for Barth Studies, he was a featured speaker and workshop leader at the first Karl Barth Pastors Conference. Ry lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Marcia, and their three children, Owen, Aleida, and Wendy. 

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
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Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - 14 Christian Theo Tradition - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MHC 206

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1525 - 1700


MHC 206

Course Registration Number:

41314 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours


Ry O. Siggelkow

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
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