Dr. Amy Oden will join Saint Paul in Oklahoma City as Professor of Early Church History and Spirituality at the beginning of the Fall 2013 semester. Oden holds a PhD in Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University. She comes to Saint Paul from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.
Dr. Oden's recent publications include "Hospitality as a Living Wesleyan Tradition," in Wesleyan Living Traditions, ed. Mary Elizabeth Moore (Nashville, TN: Kingswood Books, 2013) and God's Welcome: Hospitality for a Gospel-Hungry World (Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press, 2008). She was an editorial consultant for Sacred Journeys: Earth's Holiest Places, a National Geographic Special Edition (2010).