Andrew Root, Ph.D.
About the Author
Andrew Root, PhD, is a professor at Luther Seminary whose research explores our most common lived experiences for their theological and even transcendent depth. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Dr. Root is often mentioned as one of the leading scholars in youth ministry and practical theology in the world. His 2011 book, The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry, was awarded Book of Merit by Christianity Today in 2012. Known for an engaging presentation style that laces together stories, theological depth, and humor, Root is a sought after speaker at conferences, colleges, and churches around the country. His latest endeavor includes being the principal leader for 1.2 million dollar John Templeton Foundation grant called “Science for Youth Ministry.”