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    Garrett Kenney, PhD

    Professor of English/Religious Studies
    Patterson Hall 229G
    Phone: 509.359.6032
    Curriculum Vitae

    New Testament Studies and Religious Leadership


    Dr. Kenney holds a BA in religious studies from Whitworth College, an MA in religious studies from Gonzaga University and a PhD in leadership studies from Gonzaga University. He has published several books in the field of the New Testament and/or leadership studies. He has taught several honors, humanities and English courses for EWU since 1986.

    Recent Publications

    "Why Religion Matters and the Purposes of Higher Education." Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science (March, 2015)

    "Insights Into the Leadership Dynamics of 2nd John as Informed by Situational, Charismatic, and Transformational Leadership Theories." Journal of Biblical Perspectives on Leadership. Vol 6, No. 1 (2014)

    "What's Going on Here? Spirit or spirit?" The Fourth R, Vol. 24, No. 4, July-August, 2011, 17-24

    Mark's Gospel: Lectures and Lessons (University Press of America, 2007)
    Translating H/holy S/spirit (University Press of America, 2007)
    Leadership in John: An Analysis of the Situation and Strategy of the Gospel and Epistles of John (University Press of America, 2000).

    Courses Taught

    Classics in Literature
    Introduction to Religion
    Great World Views
    East-West Philosophies and Religions
    Literature of the Bible

    Contact Information

    Department of English
    203 Patterson Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6039
    fax: 509.359.6206

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