Mary B. and Henry P. Stager Chair in Theology, Professor of Systematic Theology
- BA, Yale University, 1972
- MDiv, Yale University, 1975
- MA, Yale University, Religious Studies Department, 1980
- PhD, Yale University, Religious Studies Department, 1984
Lee Barrett has taught at Lancaster Seminary since September 1993. Prior to this, Lee taught theology at the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. Lee’s interests include the relationship between the doctrinal traditions of the Christian churches and contemporary culture. He is the author of essays concerning the present-day implications of the theology of the Reformed tradition, as well as the thoughts of Søren Kierkegaard. Lee is particularly interested in the theological significance of literature and the visual arts.
Lee and his wife, Betty Snapp-Barrett, a pastoral counselor in Lancaster, make their home in Lancaster.
Kierkegaard in Context, ed. Lee Barrett and Peter Sâjda (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2019).
The T & T Clark Reader in Kierkegaard as Theologian (London: T & T Clark, 2018).
The Theologically Formed Heart, ed. by Lee Barrett and James Duke (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2014).
Eros and Self-Emptying: The Intersections of Augustine and Kierkegaard (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013).
“Kierkegaard and Doctrine,” in A Handbook of Kierkegaard as Theologian, ed. David Gouwens, (Oxford: T & T Clark, 2019).
“Kierkegaard’s Theological Reception and Legacy,” in A Handbook of Kierkegaard as Theologian, ed. David Gouwens,( Oxford: T & T Clark, 2019).
“Kierkegaard’s Passionate Method,” in The Kierkegaardian Mind, ed. by Adam Bubin, Eleanor Helms, and Patrick Stokes (London: Blackwell, 2019).
“Nineteenth Century Protestant Aesthetics,” in A Handbook of Protestant Theological Aesthetics, ed. by Sarah Covington (London: Blackwell, 2019).
“Kierkegaard on Revelation,” in The Oxford Handbook of Divine Revelation, ed. by Balázs Mezei, Francesca Murphy, and Kenneth Oakes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).
“The Beauty of the Cross, in Participation (Spring, 2019).
“Kierkegaard’s Trinitarian Pathos,” in Kierkegaard in Context, ed. Lee Barrett and Peter Sâjda (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2019).
“Can There Be a Politics of Love?” in Truth is Subjectivity, ed. Silvia Walsh Perkins, Macon: Mercer University Press, 2019.
“Jacques Maritain: Existential Thomist or Thomistic Existentialist?” in Idealism and Existentialism, ed. Jon Stewart (London: Palgrave, 2019).