OUR SPEAKERThe Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. is an Episcopal Priest, spiritual director, retreat facilitator, conference leader, and writer. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1953, he was educated at Asbury College (BA, 1975) and Asbury Theological Seminary (MDiv, 1978) and completed the D.Phil. from Oxford in 1986. He was ordained in the Episcopal Church in 1993 by Bishop McNutt. Dr. Schmidt is the author of numerous published articles and reviews, including forty-four entries in Doubleday’s Anchor Bible Dictionary, as well as articles in Feminist Theology and The Scottish Journal of Theology. He is author of A Still Small Voice: Women, Ordination and the Church (Syracuse University Press, 1998), The Changing Face of God (Morehouse, 2000), When Suffering Persists (Morehouse, 2001), What God Wants for Your Life (Harper, 2005), Conversations with Scripture: Revelation (Morehouse, 2005) and Conversations with Scripture: Luke (Morehouse, 2009). His latest work, The Dave Test (Abingdon Press) will appear in the autumn of 2013. He is also the series editor for the new Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars Study Series.
From 2000-2012, he was Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality at Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas. Before his work in Dallas, he served as Canon Educator and Director of Programs in Spirituality and Religious Education at the National Cathedral in Washington. Prior to that he was special assistant to the President of La Salle University, in Philadelphia and in 1994-95 he was Dean of St. George’s College, Jerusalem. He has served in numerous parishes, including St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, All Saints Episcopal Church in Hershey, Pennsylvania and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Dallas, Texas.
OUR SCHEDULEFriday May 3: Registration begins 5:00 PMDinner 6:00 PMFirst Address 7:00 PMSaturday May 4: Breakfast 8:30 AMSecond Address 9:15 AMQ&A 10:15Third Address 11:00 AMFinal Prayers 12:00 Noon
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