Samford University

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Kerlin, Matt

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Matthew Kerlin 

Assistant Dean of Spiritual Life and University Minister

 
Department: University Ministries
Office: BURNS 203

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.A. Music, Louisiana State University
  • M.A.Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • PhD. Historical Theology, Baylor University
  • M.B.A., Samford University (in progress)
  • Biography

    Family:
    Wife Jonlyn is a Labor and Delivery Nurse at Brookwood Medical Center
    Son Reid is studying Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University
    Daughters Emma Grace and Kate are students in Vestavia

    Interests:
    Theology
    C. S. Lewis
    Economics
    Hiking
    Running

    Must Read:
    Simply Christian, N.T. Wright
    Tippping Point, Blink, and Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    Classic American fiction
    Anything by C.S. Lewis

    Must Hear:
    U2, Coldplay, John Mayer

    Must See:
    Matrix, Dead Poets Society

    Must Eat in B'ham:
    Cocina Superior

    Expertise

    Philosophical Theology, Theodicy, C. S. Lewis, 
     
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