Jonathan Tran

Jonathan Tran

Dr. Jonathan Tran, Associate Professor of Theology and George W. Baines Chair of Religion at Baylor University, is currently working on book projects in each of his three main research areas: language, race (in his forthcoming Yellow Christianity: Intervening on Antiracist Thought), and Christianity and the Promise of Politics (in a volume co-authored with Stanley Hauerwas). Originally from Southern California, Dr. Tran joined Baylor’s Religion Department in 2006 after completing graduate studies in theology and ethics at Duke University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and his research examines the theological and political implications of human life in language.

Essays

Brethertonian Thinking

According to Luke Bretherton, theologians, in forgetting that prophetic critique presumes eschatological affirmation, have yet to understand what the work of theology comes to.

Traditions