Prof. Gordon MikoskiAssociate Professor of Christian Education

    Research Profile

    Princeton Theological Seminary associate professor of Christian education Gordon Mikoski earned his M.Div. and M.A. degrees from the Seminary, and his Ph.D. degree from Emory University. His research and teaching interests focus on the sacraments, the doctrine of the Trinity, and Christian education. Additionally, he writes and teaches about theologies and philosophies of education as well as key issues in theological education. He serves as the editor for Theology Today and is a past president of the Association of Practical Theology. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he served a church in Michigan for eight years before returning to academia.

    Selected Publications


    Integrating Work in Theological Education, co-edited with Kathleen Cahalan and Ed Foley, (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2016).

    Opening the Field of Practical Theology, co-edited with Kathleen Cahalan (New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014).

    Straining at the Oars: Case Studies in Pastoral Leadership, with H. Dana Fearon III (GrandRapids: Eerdmans, 2013).

    With Piety and Learning: The History of Practical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, 1812-2012, with Richard R. Osmer (Münster, Germany: Lit Verlag, 2011).

    Baptism and Christian Identity: Teaching in the Triune Name (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009).


    “Better Together: New Perspectives on Human Uniqueness,” Theology Today 72(2), 2015.

    “Ashes at the Train Station,” Teaching Theology and Religion (forthcoming).

    “Neo-Protestant Practical Theology” in Openings to Practical Theology, Gordon S. Mikoski and Kathleen Cahalan, editors (New York: Roman and Littlefield, 2014).

    “Just Water?” Theology Today 70(1), 2013.

    “Education, Christianity, Modern Europe and America,” in The Encyclopedia of the Bible and its

    Reception (Berlin, Germany: DeGruyter, 2013).

    “Practices,” in The Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, Joel B. Green, ed. (Ada, MI: Baker

    Academic, 2011).



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