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Jason A. Fout

Jason Fout (Seabury ’01) is associate professor of Anglican theology at Bexley Seabury. Fout joined the faculty in 2009. He has degrees from the University of Cambridge, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was ordained a priest in 2001, and has served in the Diocese of Western Michigan and the Diocese of Ely (Church of England), and is presently licensed in the Dioceses of Ohio and Southern Ohio. Fout teaches courses on Anglican theology and ethics, Christology, and liturgics as well as a course on urbanism, architecture and city planning for church and community leaders. He also teaches the Learning from London travel course on contemporary mission and evangelism. His research interests include constructive theology, particularly Christology and issues around divine and human agency; theological exegesis of scripture; historical and contemporary Anglican theology; theological analysis of the built environment; Scriptural Reasoning; and missional theology.

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Fout’s publications include Fully Alive: The Glory of God and the Human Creature in Karl Barth, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Theological Exegesis of Scripture (T&T Clark: 2015), and essays in Anglican Theological Review, Journal of Theological Interpretation, Theology, and Ashland Theological Journal. He is working on several projects, including a book exploring congregational growth in the Diocese of London, a handbook to Anglican theology, and a general audience book exploring belief and baptismal faith commitments through the Apostles’ Creed.

In addition to his teaching, Fout serves as Associate Editor for Anglican Theological Review, reviews manuscripts for several leading journals and publishers, and is a member of his town’s planning commission.

He is an avid cook, a keen road cyclist and a longsuffering fan of the Chicago Cubs and English Test Cricket.

Fout enjoys preaching and teaching in local parishes. He would welcome invitations to address:

  • Who is Jesus Christ? What is Christ’s mission and work?
  • Contemporary mission and evangelism such as is found in the Diocese of London
  • Scriptural Reasoning
  • Fear of God
  • New urbanism/built environments
  • Creation

He would also would be happy to receive inquiries on other topics.