About

The Reverend Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. is an Episcopal Priest, Director of Spiritual Formation and Anglican Studies, and Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality at Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas.  Prior to his arrival at SMU, he served as Canon Educator and Director of Programs in Spirituality and Religious Education at Washington National Cathedral; as special assistant to the President and Provost of La Salle University in Philadelphia; as a Fellow of the American Council on Education; and as Dean of St. George’s College, Jerusalem.  In addition he as served as a lecturer in New Testament studies at Oxford University, and as a Tutor in New Testament studies at Keble College, Oxford. He has been a guest lecturer at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland and the Southwestern Medical Center at the University of Texas, Dallas.  He is the author of numerous published articles and reviews, including entries in Doubleday’s Anchor Bible Dictionary. He is author of A Still Small Voice: Women, Ordination and the Church (Syracuse University Press, 1998); The Changing Face of God (Morehouse-Continuum, 2000); When Suffering Persists (Morehouse-Continuum, 2001), in Italian translation: Sofferenza, All ricerca di una riposta (Torino: Claudiana, 2004); Conversations with Scripture: Revelation (Morehouse-Continuum, 2005); What God Wants for Your Life, Finding Answers to the Deepest Questions (HarperSanFrancisco, 2005); and Conversations with Scripture: Luke (Morehouse, 2009).  Dr. Schmidt holds a bachelor’s degree from Asbury College, the Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and the Doctor of Philosophy from Oxford University.

4 Responses to “About”

  1. Hi, I can’t understand how to add your site in my rss reader. Can you Help me, please

  2. Super-Duper site! I am loving it!! Will come back again – taking you feeds also, Thanks.

  3. fwschmidt says:

    Try the email subscription icon…I know that some people have used it with no problem at all and I will check the RSS. Thanks for the kind words!

  4. fwschmidt says:

    checked with my web guru…here’s what he said:

    There is a big orange rss button on the website that provides the link to you rss feed. I’ve pasted the link below. he/she just needs to add the link to their rss reader, and how to do that will depend on what reader they’re using.

    http://whatgodwantsforyourlife.com/wordpress/?feed=rss2

    hope that helps!

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