Most recently Rev. Dr. Kinnamon served as the Spehar-Halligan Visiting Professor of Ecumenical Collaboration in Interreligious Dialogue with Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry through May of 2015. Rev. Dr. Kinnamon is the immediate-past General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA, has served as General Secretary of the Consultation on Church Union, and has served as Executive Secretary of the World Council of Churches’ Commission on Faith and Order.
Rev. Dr. Kinnamon has been a seminary professor for more than 25 years, serving as Dean of Lexington Theological Seminary from 1988-98. He has lectured and preached on ecumenical themes across the U.S. and in numerous countries.
Rev. Dr. Kinnamon’s Ph.D. is from the University of Chicago Divinity School (1980) in the field of Religion and Literature. He holds ordained ministerial standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and has been active in the mission and ministries of that denomination and a frequent speaker at Disciples events.