The Rev. Dr. Judith M. McDaniel

Denomination: The Episcopal Church (TEC)
Organization: Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA

Judith McDaniel joined the VTS faculty in 1990. She is the Howard Chandler Robbins Professor of Homiletics Emerita, having retired in January 2012. She completed her Interim Ministry Certification, Interim Ministry Network, Baltimore, MD in 2004; her Doctor of Philosophy from University of Washington, Seattle, WA in 1994; Master of Divinity, cum laude, General Theological Seminary, NY in 1985; a Certificate of Graduation, Diocesan School of Theology, Seattle in 1977 and her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, University of Texas at Austin in 1961.

Before joining VTS, Professor McDaniel served as Rector, St. John's Parish, Gig Harbor, WA; Associate Rector, St. John's Parish, Olympia, WA; Priest Associate, St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA; Deacon, St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA; Deacon, St. Barnabas Parish, Bainbridge Island, WA and from 1977-78, Parish Administrator, St. Barnabas Parish, Bainbridge Island, WA.

Professor McDaniel has served on many educational boards and organization, including the Interlochen Alumni Organization on the Board of Trustrees. She is the author of many works, including Homiletical Perspective: Day of Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Proper 3, Year B, Feasting on the Word, (Westminster John Knox Press).

Author of:

Grace in Motion: the Intersection of Women's Ordination and Virginia Theological Seminary, VTS (2011)

The Interpreter of Dreams: Preaching to Effect Change, Hervormde Teologiese Studies 62(4), (2006)

Teaching the Bible in the New Millennium, Anglican Theological Review (2002)

Preaching Grace in the Human Condition, ed. Judith M. McDaniel (2001)

The Preacher as Theologian and Teacher, Preaching through the Year of Mark: Sermons that Work VIII, Morehouse Publishing (1999)

"He Came to Proclaim a Message," a Sermon on Mark 1:21-28, Preaching Mark: the Recovery of a Narrative Voice by Robert Stephen Reid, Chalice Press (1999)

Rhetoric Reconsidered: Preaching as Persuasion, Sewanee Theological Review, Pentecost (1998)


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God Is Present and Active

Tuesday January 31, 2012
In her sermon for the 5th Sunday after Epiphany, the Rev. Dr. Judith McDaniel explores Jesus' call to seek the God who is present and active.