Ted Trost

Theodore Trost



  • PhD, American Religious History, Harvard University, 1998
  • MDiv, Theological Studies, San Francisco Theological Seminary
  • MA, Biblical Studies, Graduate Theological Union
  • BGS, Literature, University of Michigan


Teaching Interests

  • Ecumenism
  • Political Theology
  • Music and Social Protest

Selected Publications

  • “‘Devil’s on the Loose’: Creedence Clearwater Revival and the Religious Imagination” in Tom Kitts, ed.,Finding Fogerty: Interdisciplinary Readings of John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival (Eugene, OR: Lexington, 2013), 53-70.
  • A review of Michael J. Gilmour, The Gospel According to Bob Dylan (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2011) in Church History, 81/4 (December 2012): 1039-1041.
  • The African Diaspora and the Study of Religion, Theodore Louis Trost, ed. (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007).
  • “Watching for Religion and Race at the Movies” in Carolyn M. Jones and Theodore Louis Trost, eds., Teaching African American Religions (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), 219-240.