• Daniela Augustine
    Daniela Augustine

        Dr. Daniela C. Augustine, associate professor of theological ethics, joined the School of Religion’s full-time faculty in 2010 where she teaches courses such as Ethics of Judaism, Christianity and Islam; Forgiveness and Reconciliation; Postmodernism and Christianity; Theology and Ethics of Social Transformation; War and Peace; and Religion and Culture.

        In addition to teaching at Lee, Augustine has also been a guest lecturer, speaker, and presenter at many theological forums and educational institutions such as Charles University located in Prague, Czech Republic, Princeton Theological Seminary, Bangor University located in Wales, United Kingdom, Harvard Divinity School, Wheaton College, and Regent University.

        Her areas of interest and academic research include theological ethics, public theology, interdisciplinary studies in social transformation, postmodernity, theology of economics and globalization, religion, and culture.

        Augustine earned her Doctorate of Theology from the University of South Africa, her Masters of Divinity from the Church of God Theological Seminary, and her Masters of Science and Bachelors of Science from the University of National and World Economy in Bulgaria.

        She is the author of many publications including articles in professional journals, chapters in edited books, and two monographs, “At the Crossroads of Social Transformation: An Eastern-European Theological Perspective” and “Pentecost, Hospitality, and Transfiguration: Toward a Spirit-inspired Vision of Social Transformation.” She serves as the Chair of Christian Ethics Interest Group for the Society for Pentecostal Studies and as an associate editor for the Journal of Pentecostal Theology.

        Augustine was the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Scholarship Award, one of the highest honors bestowed on Lee faculty. She also recently received a Sabbatical Grant for Researchers from the Louisville Institute. She plans on using this award to contribute her research toward efforts of laying a foundation for Pentecostal ecclesiology.

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