Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

The Very Reverend Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

Dean & President

Professor of New Testament


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Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is the eighth dean and president at Seminary of the Southwest and professor of New Testament. Dr. Kittredge holds degrees from Williams College and Harvard Divinity School where she earned a Th.D. in 1996. She was ordained priest in 1985 and is canonically resident in the Diocese of Texas. She has served as assisting clergy at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd since 1999. Dr. Kittredge is author of Community and Authority: The Rhetoric of Obedience in the Pauline Tradition and Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of John. She co-edited Walk in the Ways of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza with Shelly Matthews and Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre. Dean Kittredge represented the Episcopal Church on the Theological Education in the Anglican Communion Steering Committee from 2009 - 2012. She served as president of the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars from 2008-2012 and on the board of Evangelical Education Society from 2005-2013. In her teaching she gives students the exegetical and interpretive tools both to appreciate and to critically engage with the Biblical texts for theological reflection. Her research specialty is biblical interpretation and the letters of Paul. 



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