Jonathan Tran is Associate Professor of Religion (Theology and Ethics) in the Department of Religion and the Graduate Program in Religion at Baylor University, where he also serves as Faculty-in-Residence at Brooks Flats Residential Community. Along with numerous academic articles, he is the author of The Vietnam War and Theologies of Memory (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) and Foucault and Theology (London: T&T Clark, 2011). He has taught Bioethics (MH/REL 4395) every term since arriving at Baylor in 2006 and especially enjoys working with pre-healthcare students as they navigate the complicated moral waters of contemporary medicine.
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- Duke University, The Graduate School, Department of Religion, Durham, NC
Ph. D. Theology & Ethics, Spring 2006
Minors: Political Theory (external), Early Church History (internal)
Dissertation: "In the Far Country: Time, Eternity, and Memory after the Vietnam War"
- Director: Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics
- Divinity School, Duke University, Durham, NC
M.Div. summa cum laude, 2002
- University of California at Riverside
B.A. Phi Beta Kappa, Political Science, 1994
Selected Recent Publications
- The Vietnam War and Theologies of Memory: Time and Eternity in the Far Country in the series "Challenges in Contemporary Theology" (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).
- Foucault and Theology in the series "Philosophy and Theology" (Edinburgh: T & T Clark International, 2011).
- Co-Editor, with Myles Werntz, Corners in the City of God: The Wire and Theology (Eugene: Cascade, Forthcoming 2012).