The Rev. Canon Roy J. Enquist, Ph. D.

Former Ecumenist

Dr. Roy J. Enquist, an ordained Lutheran minister, was appointed the
Cathedral’s Ecumenist in the spring of 2000, serving as the
dean’s principal advisor and planner on matters regarding the
Episcopal Cathedral’s relationship with other faiths and
denominations. Previously Dr. Enquist served as an assistant professor at
Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, and as a professor of theology
at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin from 1965 to 1980. He has also served
as the assistant executive secretary of the Division of College and
University Work of the National Lutheran Council and has studied as a
visiting scholar at the Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
and the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago.

Dr. Enquist is a widely published author and commentator, having
published works on subjects as far ranging as theological education,
theology and public policy, reconciliation, human sexuality, abortion and
apartheid. Dr. Enquist received his Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in
New York. He is professor emeritus of theology and ethics at Lutheran
Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where he served as
professor from 1980 to 1998. He has also served as visiting professor at
theological schools in both Namibia and South Africa.

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