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Steven Carreker, D.Min.

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Department of Religious Studies
scarreker@marylhurst.edu

Education

M.Div., D.Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Ed. (Educational Psychology), Wayne State University
BA (History and Christianity), Mercer University, Georgia

Classes Taught

Instructor:
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit: A Spirituality of Sustainable Justice

Adviser for Master's Thesis/Project for MAAPT and M.Div. degrees:
Master's Project I (Prospectus)
Master's Project II (Completion)
Master's Project III (Completion)
Colloquium/Presentation Day for Master's Project

Publications

  • "Do It Again, Daddy: Alzheimer's and Again", Healing Ministry Magazine, Volume 33, May/June, 1996
  • Faith for Everyday Stress, Broadman, 1988

Presentations

"A Genealogy of Personal Perspective On War and Peace Alongside Spirituality", Sixth Annual William Stafford Symposium, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, March 2007

Awards and Honors

  • Special Service Award, "Doctor of the Hammer", Habitat for Humanity, Boone, North Carolina
  • Special Service Award, Oasis, an Agency for Battered and Abused Women, Boone, North Carolina
  • Boone, North Carolina, Area Chamber of Commerce Community Recognition Award
  • Pastor Appreciation Award, Black Greek Alliance, Appalachian State University
  • Army Commendation Medal

About

Steven C. Carreker combines education and training in history, theology, educational psychology and clinical pastoral education.

He has served as an Army officer, church pastor, director of hospital pastoral care, adjunct professor in community college, college and university, and program director in social services.

He has been an advocate for the poor, disadvantaged and homeless throughout his professional career. His experience includes pastoral and clinical work with individuals and churches as well as leadership in community, program development and management.

His primary life work and passion is in the area of spirituality and social justice.

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Calendar

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May 01, 2014

May Day Labyrinth Walk: Walking Mary's Web

You are invited to walk the labyrinth, also known as Mary's Web. In the peaceful ambiance of Hemlock Room in Marylhurst's Villa Maria, walk our ind...

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June 07, 2014

Thesis Presentation Day: Graduate Religious Studies

Join the Graduate Religious Studies community for Thesis Presentation Day, celebrating the achievements of our students. The 2014 candidates for ...

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June 13, 2014

Hooding Ceremonies: Master's Degree Candidates

The Hooding Ceremony provides a special focus on advanced degree candidates and their accomplishments. Each graduate department will organize a h...

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