Dr. Kendall Cox is the Director of Academic Affairs for the Templeton Honors College. She serves as the undergraduate faculty advisor for all honors students and teaches HONR 280 “Beauty and the Arts” as well as HONR 102 “Justice and the Common Good.”
Dr. Cox came to Templeton and Eastern University from the University of Virginia, where she taught ethics and theology, was a Fellow at the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, and affiliate faculty of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and the Humanities. She has a PhD in Religious Studies from UVA as well as an MDiv from Regent College, University of British Columbia. She also studied Religion and Studio Art in undergrad and remains involved in the visual arts.
Her book Prodigal Christ is forthcoming with Baylor University Press. It focuses on creative retellings of the Parable of the Prodigal Son in the theologies of Julian of Norwich and Karl Barth. In addition to chapters in edited volumes, she has published in The Journal of Reformed Theology, Word and World, Interpretation, and Syndicate.
- Ph.D., University of Virginia: Religious Studies
- M.Div., Regent College (Vancouver, BC)
- B.A., Wake Forest University: Religion and Studio Art