Dr. Louis J. Mitchell

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Louis J. Mitchell is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Duquesne University. Ordained as a Presbyterian minister, he served in two churches in the Boston area before returning to Pittsburgh to become the Senior Pastor of an active congregation on the urban campus of the University of Pittsburgh, where he was also a chaplain of the university. Although Dr. Mitchell again left Pittsburgh, he continues to be a Steelers fan. For the past seventeen years he has been the senior pastor and head of staff of the historic First Presbyterian Church, Cranbury, New Jersey, which in the 1740s partnered with missionary David Brainerd in the Native American community of Bethel.

Dr. Mitchell holds a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and both a Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology degree from Harvard University. His doctoral dissertation, directed by Richard R. Niebuhr, focused on the idea of beauty in the thought of Jonathan Edwards. Dr. Mitchell's work on Edwards and beauty has been published in Theology Today, Theology Matters, and in Princeton Theological Seminary's monograph series, Studies in Reformed Theology and History.

Dr. Mitchell has been an adjunct professor at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he currently serves in that capacity. Additionally, he has lectured in the Summer Theology Program at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has also been a participant in the Pastor-Theologian Program at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, New Jersey.

Dr. Mitchell holds the Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and both the Master of Theology and Doctor of Theology degrees from Harvard University. His doctoral dissertation, directed by Richard R. Niebuhr, focused on the idea of beauty in the thought of Jonathan Edwards. Dr. Mitchell's work on Edwards and beauty has been published in Theology Today, Theology Matters and in Princeton Theological Seminary's monograph series Studies in Reformed Theology and History.

Dr. Mitchell has been an adjunct professor at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he currently serves in that capacity. Additionally he has lectured in the Summer Theology Program at Princeton Theological Seminary. He has also been a participant in the Pastor-Theologian Program at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, New Jersey.

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