David Henreckson

David Henreckson is an assistant professor and Director of the Weyerhaeuser Center for Christian Faith and Learning at Whitworth University. Previously, he held academic appointments at Valparaiso University and Dordt University. He holds a PhD in religion, ethics, and politics from Princeton University, and earned a master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, specializing in moral theology.

His first book, The Immortal Commonwealth: Covenant, Community, and Political Resistance in Early Reformed Thought (Cambridge University Press, 2019), was a recipient of the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise. His next book is tentatively titled Ventured Love: Christian Friendship under Modern Critique. His scholarly work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of the Society of Christian EthicsStudies in Christian Ethics, and the Journal of Reformed Theology, as well as magazines such as Christianity TodayCommentFare Forward, and Political Theology Today.

Venturing Our Selves

On the risks and perils of friendship.


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