When
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 1:30 PM to Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM
The Rev. Dr. Justin Nickel
Ph.D., Religion and Society, Princeton Theological Seminary
M.Div., Luther Seminary
B.A., English Literature, University of Colorado, Boulder


The Rev. Dr. Justin Nickel is an assistant professor of Lutheran studies. He teaches courses in theology, Lutheran confessions and Lutheran theology and ecclesiology. Nickel joined the faculty of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in 2020 as the first Baxter and Frances Weant Chair in Lutheran studies.

He was ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in 2010 and served congregations in Colorado and Pennsylvania. Nickel’s research and teaching interests focus on Lutheran theology in its confessional, constructive and moral forms. He has a particular focus on bringing Lutheran theology to bear on contemporary ecclesiastical and social problems.

Nickel’s work is featured in Studies in Christian Ethics, The Journal for the Society of Christian Ethics and Lutheran Forum. In 2020, he published a book, The Work of Faith: Divine Grace and Human Agency in Martin Luther's Preaching.