The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore
Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Organization: Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Columbia, SC
The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore is Rector and Dean of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Columbia, SC.associate dean for first theological degree programs at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN.
Before assuming this position in February 2019, she served as pastor at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard, NC, for six years. She also served 16 years at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, where she was a professor and associate dean.
Shore received the B.A. degree summa cum laude from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, in 1982. In 1986 she graduated from Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary, and was ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Following ordination she served for six years in rural and suburban parish settings in North Dakota.
She earned the Ph.D. degree in New Testament and Christian Origins from Duke University in 1997. Her dissertation is entitled, "Proclaiming Peace: The Use of Scripture in Ephesians." While at Duke, she was a teaching assistant in undergraduate religion courses, as well as a preceptor for New Testament and homiletics courses in the Divinity School.
She is the author of Signs of Belonging: Luther's Marks of the Church and the Christian Life, published by Augsburg Fortress in the Lutheran Voices series, as well as numerous essays.
Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore
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Tuesday December 28, 2021
Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore says at Christmas, we celebrate that God does not stay at a distance. To receive Jesus is to know oneself as family--with him, with God, and with brothers and sisters too many to count.
Tuesday December 21, 2021
In her sermon for the 1st Sunday after Christmas, Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore says in this story, the boy Jesus forms a community no one could have imagined before he created it. Jesus is still forming unimaginable communities around himself. Because that is the business he must always be about.
Sunday March 23, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore assures us that we are free from fear in the life giving and liberating love of the Risen Christ.
Radio by The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore
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Friday March 28, 2008
In this podcast extra, the Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, talks with host Peter Wallace about her beliefs and experiences regarding her spiritual journey, the Christian faith, seminary life, and other issues.