Nathanael Inglis

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

Biographical Sketch
Professor Nate Inglis has worked at Bethany Theological Seminary since 2015. He is originally from the Pacific Northwest, and before starting at Bethany he lived and worked for two years in rural Guatemala as a solidarity worker with Brethren Volunteer Service.  Nate is a member of the Church of the Brethren, and his teaching and scholarly interests include ecological theology and environmental ethics, the intersections of theology and science, contemporary social justice issues, and the theological imagination. His current research interests include the changing role of tradition in society and theology, the relationship between human and ecological communities, and the intersection between Anabaptist and liberation theologies.  Nate also leads Green Circle, Bethany’s environmental care coalition, which seeks to cultivate understanding, wonder, and a sense of responsibility for the created world in the seminary community.



Ph.D., Fordham University, 2014

M.A.R., Yale Divinity School, 2004

B.A., University of Washington, 2000


Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Theological Reflection, T 101
  • Sex, Gender, and Theology, T 206
  • Ecological Theology and Christian Responsibility, T 227
  • Environmental Ethics in Theological Perspective, T 228
  • Theological Understandings of Jesus, T 304
  • Theological Anthropology, T 305
  • Theological Imagination, T 311
  • Master of Arts Formation Seminar, I 101



Nathanael Inglis