The Rev. Judith McDaniel, Ph.D.

Judith McDaniel joined the VTS faculty in 1990. She is currently the Howard Chandler Robbins Professor of Homiletics. She completed her Interim Ministry Certification, Interim Ministry Network, Baltimore, MD in 2004; her Doctor of Philosophy from University of Washington, Seattle, WA in 1994; Master of Divinity, cum laude, General Theological Seminary, NY in 1985; a Certificate of Graduation, Diocesan School of Theology, Seattle in 1977 and her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, University of Texas at Austin in 1961.

Before joining VTS, Professor McDaniel served as Rector, St. John’s Parish, Gig Harbor, WA; Associate Rector, St. John’s Parish, Olympia, WA; Priest Associate, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA; Deacon, St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA; Deacon, St. Barnabas Parish, Bainbridge Island, WA and from 1977-78, Parish Administrator, St. Barnabas Parish, Bainbridge Island, WA.

Professor McDaniel has served on many educational boards and organization, including the Interlochen Alumni Organization on the Board of Trustrees. She is the author of many works, including Homiletical Perspective: Day of Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Proper 3, Year B, Feasting on the Word, (Westminster John Knox Press).
Grace in Motion: the Intersection of Women’s Ordination and Virginia Theological Seminary, VTS (2011)

The Interpreter of Dreams: Preaching to Effect Change, Hervormde Teologiese Studies 62(4), (2006)

Teaching the Bible in the New Millennium, Anglican Theological Review (2002)

Preaching Grace in the Human Condition, ed. Judith M. McDaniel (2001)

The Preacher as Theologian and Teacher, Preaching through the Year of Mark: Sermons that Work VIII, Morehouse Publishing (1999)

"He Came to Proclaim a Message," a Sermon on Mark 1:21-28, Preaching Mark: the Recovery of a Narrative Voice by Robert Stephen Reid, Chalice Press (1999)

Rhetoric Reconsidered: Preaching as Persuasion, Sewanee Theological Review, Pentecost (1998)
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Episcopal Questions, Episcopal Answers: Exploring Christian Faith

An Introduction to Said Nursi
An Introduction to Said Nursi: Life, Thought, and Writings
with Suendam Birinci Pirim
(Ashgate Pub; 2011)

Christian Hope, Christian Practice: A Funeral Guide

Companion to the Anglican Communion

Encountering Religion: An Introduction to the Religions of the World

Go Ye Into All the World (Black and White Edition): Faith and Engagement

The Student's Companion to the Theologians

Theological Liberalism: Creative and Critical

Truth and the Reality of God: An Essay in Natural Theology

Christ and Culture

Against Atheism

Engaging with Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

World Religions Reader

Liturgical Life Principles

Understanding Christian Doctrine
Understanding Christian Doctrine,
Blackwell Publishing Limited (November 2007)

Do Morals Matter?

Why Liberal Churches are Growing
Why Liberal Churches are Growing,
Continuum Intl Pub Group (2006)

A Theology of Engagement
A Theology of Engagement,
Blackwell Publishing Limited (2003)

September 11
September 11 : Religious Perspectives on the Causes and Consequences,
co-edited with Ibrahim M. Abu-Rab), National Book Network (2003)

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The Church Wedding Handbook
The Church Wedding Handbook
SPCK Publishing; 2000)

The Funeral Handbook
The Funeral Handbook
(SPCK Publishing; 2003)

The Godparent's Handbook