Alvin Dueck

Al Dueck (headshot)

Theology Author

Alvin Dueck is the Distinguished Professor of Cultural Psychologies at Fuller. He teaches courses on the dialogue between culture, psychology, and theology, and is engaged in research on the role of religion in therapy, congregational health, and conflict resolution between Christians and Muslims. He was the principal investigator in a research project on the spiritual experience of Christians, Muslims, and Jews. He also participates in the Center for Research on Religion and Psychotherapy. He is engaged in psychology of religion research in China and work towards intellectual exchange with American psychologists of religion.

Dueck presented the Integration Lectures at Fuller in 1986, which have since been published in the book Between Jerusalem and Athens: Ethical Perspectives on Culture, Religion and Psychotherapy. Together with Cameron Lee, he has edited a volume of essays entitled Why Psychology Needs Theology: A Radical-Reformation Perspective. For the 40th Anniversary of the School of Psychology he edited a volume of integration essays by faculty: Integrating Psychology and Theology: Reflections and Research. He is coauthor with Ann Ulanov of The Living God and the Living Psyche. With Dr. Gladys Mwiti, a Fuller Theological Seminary graduate in Kenya, Dueck authored Christian Counseling: An African Indigenous Perspective. Released recently is a book written with Dr. Kevin Reimer: A Peaceable Psychology: Christian Therapy in a World of Many Cultures. He is coeditor with Dr. Han Buxin of a recent issue of Pastoral Psychology, entitled “Psychology of Religion in the People’s Republic of China.”

Read about Dr. Dueck’s interest in pottery with theology and psychology as a way of connecting head and heart.

Articles by Alvin Dueck