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Faculty Profile - Beth Felker Jones

Beth Felker Jones, Ph.D.

Professor of Theology

On Faculty since 2008
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Dr. Beth Felker Jones, who earned her doctorate at Duke University, teaches systematic theology at Wheaton College. She is a regular contributor to The Christian Century and is currently working on a theology of conversion titled Converting Love: Conversion Among the Loci for Oxford University Press. Dr. Jones’ most recent book is Faithful: A Theology of Sex. She is also the author of Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically, God the Spirit: Introducing Pneumatology in Wesleyan and Ecumenical Perspective, and The Marks of His Wounds: Resurrection Doctrine and Gender Politics.

Duke University
Ph.D., Systematic Theology, 2004

Duke Divinity School
M.T.S., Theology, 2000

DePauw University
B.A., Psychology, 1998

  • Theology and the Body 
  • The Resurrection 
  • Gender and Theology
  • Christology
  • Grace and Holiness 
  • Conversion 
  • John Wesley 
  • Feminist Theology 
  • Eschatology
  • Contemporary Religious Thought 
  • Marriage, Sex and Family in Christian Tradition
  • American Academy of Religion
  • Christian Theology Research Fellowship
  • John Wesley Fellowship
  • Wesleyan Theological Society

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  • Theology and the Body
  • The Resurrection
  • Gender and Theology
  • Christology
  • Grace and Holiness
  • Conversion
  • Christian Thought
  • Gender and Theology
  • Eschatology
  • Theology of John Wesley
  • Systematic Theology
  • Christian Ethics
  • Marriage, Sex, and Family in the Christian Tradition
  • Christology
  • Gospel, Church, and Culture
  • Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
  • Human Trafficking: Political and Theological Perspectives

Writing theology for the churchCatalyst, Beth Felker Jones, 2012

Called first to ChristChristian History, Beth Felker Jones, 2014

What is Christian Hope?, Theology Questions Everyone Asks: Christian Faith in Plain Language, Beth Felker Jones, 2014

‘The Spirit Helps us in our Weakness’: Review essay on Sarah Coakley’s God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity,' The Other Journal, Beth Felker Jones, 2014