University of Southern California

Center for Religion & Civic Culture

Jonnie Russell

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Jonnie Russell holds a masters in theology and philosophy from Fuller Theological Seminary where he focused his studies on postmodern philosophical engagements with theology, religion and science, and theology and culture. His recent academic presentations have focused on neuroscience, religion, and philosophy, and he is currently preparing a chapter on aesthetics and theology for a volume on postmodern theology. He teaches at a charter high school in urban Pasadena, California. His research interests include understandings of the nature of religious belief within different faith traditions, the relationship between the religious and the spiritual in contemporary culture and postmodern expressions of religious community.

Current Research Interests:


  • Understandings of the nature of religious belief within different faith traditions

  • The relationship between the religious and the spiritual in contemporary culture

  • Postmodern expressions of religious community


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