Elaine A. Heath
Elaine A. Heath is the dean of Duke Divinity School. Before that, she was McCreless Professor of Evangelism at the Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. An ordained elder in The United Methodist Church, Elaine has served as a pastor in local churches as well as in various academic positions.
Elaine is the author of several books and contributor to numerous books by multiple authors. She is the cofounder of the Missional Wisdom Foundation (www.missionalwisdom.com), a nonprofit that administers a national network of regional hubs of missional and new monastic communities.
Elaine holds a BA in English from Oakland University, an MDiv from Ashland Theological Seminary, and a PhD in systematic theology from Duquesne University. She is a highly sought-after preacher and teacher whose work is prophetic, apostolic, and practical.