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Daniel Peterson

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Queen Anne Lutheran Church in Seattle


Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union M.Div., Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary M.A., University of San Francisco B.A., Santa Clara University


Rev. Dr. Daniel Peterson is the pastor at Queen Anne Lutheran Church in Seattle. Formerly a faculty member of Seattle University’s Matteo Ricci College and visiting professor at Pacific Lutheran University, he is the author of Tillich: A Brief Overview of the Life and Writings of Paul Tillich (Lutheran University Press, 2013) and co-editor with Michael Zbaraschuk of Resurrecting the Death of God: The Origins, Influence and Return of Radical Theology (State University Press of New York, 2014). He has written numerous articles and reviews, the most recent of which appeared in Dialog and Theology and Science.Daniel earned his Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from the Graduate Theological Union, his M.Div. from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, his M.A. in Theology from the University of San Francisco, and his B.A. in English from Santa Clara University. He is an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and lives in Seattle.

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