Religion in

Patrick E. Green
Associate Professor Emeritus


Retired in 2000, Patrick E. Green was the long-time Chair of the department. He did a B.A. in Philosophy with Departmental Distinction at Southern Methodist University, an M.Div. with Honors at Perkins School of Theology, and a Ph.D. at Drew University in modern religious thought. He has participated in seminars on the American South and Post-Modern Religious Thought at Vanderbilt University, and the Philosophical Consultation on Martin Heidegger in Perugia, Italy in 1988. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and a Fellow of the Society for Values in Higher Education. His areas of interest include Religion and Culture, Religion and Society, Modern Religious Thought, and Comparative Studies in Asian and Western Religion. Green has been nominated six times for the Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Alumni Award, and he was an Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Fellow from 1988 to 1991.

Since retiring Dr. Green has taught in the Capstone International Alabama at Oxford Program and the University of Alabama Honors Program.