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Reverend Dr. Bell inspires at LTSS
Reverend Dr. Bell inspires at LTSS

Since 2000, The Rev. Dr. Daniel M. Bell, Jr. has served as an integral member of the LTSS faculty. He is part of the Southern Seminary's team, dedicated to preparing others to serve God through ministry and service.

The Reverend Dr. Daniel M. Bell, Jr. serves as Professor of Theology and Ethics at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS) where he has taught since 2000. An ordained Elder in The United Methodist Church, he is a graduate of Stetson University in Florida. He also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School and a Ph.D. from Duke University. Dr. Bell writes and speaks on war and peace, the moral life, stewardship, and mission of the church today. Among his various publication are several books, including Liberation Theology After the End of History (Routledge, 2001) Just War as Christian Discipleship (Brazos, 2009), and The Economy of Desire: Christianity and Capitalism in a Postmodern World (Baker Academic, 2012).

Rev. Bell remains active in various works of mercy, has led study seminars to Mexico, and regularly takes students on cross cultural immersion trips to Honduras and Haiti. He has worked for years with active duty military chaplains in their advance civilian education program and he currently serves as the General Hugh Shelton Chair of Ethics at the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth in Kansas. Prior to joining the Southern Seminary faculty, Dr. Bell gained extensive experience working at Monmouth College, Truman State University, and Meredith College.