Kevin Twain Lowery

Ph.D., 2004, University of Notre Dame
M.Div., 1993, Asbury Theological Seminary
B.A., 1987, Frostburg State University

Dr. Kevin Twain Lowery is Professor and Chair of the Department of Theology and Philosophy at Olivet Nazarene University. His academic specializations and interests include moral philosophy, Enlightenment thought (esp. Kant), and the interaction of ethics with science and religion. Dr. Lowery has published a number of scholarly articles and chapters, and he has authored two books – The Maturity of Belief: Critically Assessing Religious Faith and Salvaging Wesley’s Agenda: A New Paradigm for Wesleyan Virtue Ethics. Prominent Methodist scholars have referred to him as a “groundbreaking” author in Wesley research and as “a major contributor to the construction of new Wesleyan theologies for our day.”

Originally employed as an engineer in the aerospace industry, Dr. Lowery has undergraduate majors in physics and mathematics. He is an Ordained Minister in the Wesleyan Church, and he served ten years in pastoral ministry, including five years as a Christian school administrator. After being awarded a Presidential Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Lowery received his Ph.D. in moral theology, also completing a minor in science and religion. He is a member of several professional societies, has received multiple research grants, and was presented the inaugural Samuel L. Mayhugh Award for Scholarly Excellence at Olivet in May 2012

from https://www.olivet.edu/kevin-twain-lowery November, 2019

 

Works by this author

Language: English

Engaging Capitalism with Wesleyan Theology

Kevin Twain Lowery
Paul R. Koch

Conference Proceeding

Scholarship of Discovery, Scholarship of Interdisciplinary Integration

English
Type: 
Presentation

Learning to Think Ethically: Moral Development for University Students

Kevin Twain Lowery
English
Type: 
Essay

Wesleyan Theology and Christian Ethics

Kevin Twain Lowery

Scholarship of Interdisciplinary Integration, Scholarship of Faith Integration

Presented on February 4, 2013 as a faculty workshop at Olivet Nazarene University.

English
Type: 
Presentation

Where Justice Meets Compassion: A Christian Assessment of Illegal Immigration

Kevin Twain Lowery
Courtney Fuqua

Presentation - Scholarship of Community Application, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Scholarship of Faith and Learning

Faculty - student presentation

English
Type: 
Poster
WHDL ID: 
WHDL-00015871