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The Rev. Dr. Maurice Lee

Interim Director of Partnerships and Recruitment, NALS
Adjunct Professor of Theology, NALS

PhD, Yale University
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary
MS, California Institute of Technology
BS, Wheaton College

Research Interests:

  • Doctrine of creation
  • Catechetical theology
  • Ecumenical theology and global mission
  • Theology of worship
  • Theology and violence
  • Theology and science

Selected Publications


  • “The Multifaceted Presence of Christ According to Sacrosanctum Concilium” Lutheran Forum 48 (Summer 2014), 25–28.
  • “Self-Denial and Its Discontents: Toward Clarification of the Intrapersonal Conflict Between ‘Selfishness’ and ‘Altruism’ ”Evolution, Games, and God: The Principle of Cooperation, ed. M. A. Nowak and S. Coakley (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013), 186–197.
  • “The Spirit and the Church” (with Miroslav Volf) Advents of the Spirit: An Introduction to the Current Study of Pneumatology, ed. B. E. Hinze and D. L. Dabney (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2001), 382–409.
  • “Evolution and Epiphany: Language in Biological and Theological Perspective” Journal of Faith and Science Exchange 3 (1999), 37–54.
  • Review of H. David Baer, Recovering Christian Realism: Just War Theory as a Political Ethic Lutheran Quarterly 30 (2016), 76–78.
  • Irreducibly Embodied” — review of James K. A. Smith, Imagining the Kingdom (with Jesse Covington, Sarah Skripsky, and Lesa Stern) Books and Culture (January–February 2014), 25–27.