Nathanael L. Inglis will begin as assistant professor of theological studies at Bethany Seminary on July 1, 2015. Inglis graduated in 2014 from Fordham University with a PhD in systematic theology. In addition, he has a master of arts in religion from Yale Divinity School and a bachelor of arts in philosophy from the University of Washington.
With a primary focus on contemporary Anabaptist theology in his professional work, Inglis used the theology and work of Mennonite minister, educator, and scholar Gordon Kaufman as the basis for his dissertation. Inglis taught religion and theology for several years at Fordham and has published and presented on themes of Anabaptist thought and practice, formation of Christian identity, and creation and community.
Inglis is an active member of the Olympic View Church of the Brethren in the Pacific Northwest District and has spoken at National Young Adult Conference and Christian Citizenship Seminar. He is currently finishing an assignment with Brethren Volunteer Service in Guatemala, serving as a solidarity and human rights worker with an indigenous community.