Randy Maddox

Randy MaddoxRandy L. Maddox is the William Kellon Quick Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Studies at the Divinity School, Duke University.

His scholarly interest focuses on the theology of John and Charles Wesley and the theological developments in the later Methodist/Wesleyan tradition. In addition to numerous articles he is author of Responsible Grace: John Wesley’s Practical Theology, a contributor to Wesley and the Quadrilateral, and editor of Aldersgate Reconsidered and Rethinking Wesley’s Theology for Contemporary Methodism.

Dr. Maddox routinely brings this grounding in his Wesleyan tradition into conversation with issues of present Christian life and witness—including such special interests as the science and religion dialogue, environmental theology, and the self-understanding of theology as a discipline.

Maddox holds the B.A. degree from Northwest Nazarene College, the M.Div. degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in theological studies from Emory University. He is an ordained elder in the Dakotas Conference of The United Methodist Church. He is the Institute Secretary of the Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies, and Associate General Editor of the Wesley Works Editorial Project. He has also served as president of the Wesleyan Theological Society, co-chair of the Wesley Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion, and General Editor of the Kingswood Books Imprint of Abingdon Press.

Email: rmaddox@div.duke.edu