Ted Peters

Professor of Systematic Theology

GTU Core Doctoral Faculty



I define "The Gospel" as telling the story of Jesus with its significance. Our task in this third millennium is to tell this story in such a way that the people of our emerging post modern culture will perceive its significance for them.

Academic and Professional History

BA, Michigan State University; MDiv, Trinity Lutheran Seminary; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago; DHL, Wittenberg University; Assistant Professor, Newberry College; Associate Professor, Loyola University; pastorates in Illinois and New York. PLTS, 1978 - .

Special Service

Fredrik Schiotz Distinguished Presidential Fellowship, 1984; Editor, dialog; Member, GTU Core Doctoral Faculty; Principal investigator for a research project with the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences on theological and ethical implications of the human genome initiative; Author, Cosmos as Creation, 1989; The Cosmic Self, 1990; God — The World’s Future, 1992; God as Trinity, 1993; Sin, 1994; For the Love of Children, 1996; Playing God?, 1997; Editor and Contributor, Science and Theology: The New Consonance, 1998; Genetics: Issues of Social Justice, 1998.

Papers Online

Genetics and Genethics: Are We Playing God?


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