About Me

Jason Lief

Jason Lief
Associate Professor of Theology

Phone: (712) 722-6329

Ph.D Luther Seminary - Pastoral Care and Counseling

M.A. Wheaton College - Theology

Areas of Specialization:

  1. Practical Theology
  2. Youth and Culture
  3. Pastoral Care
  4. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  5. Theology and Popular Culture
  6. Christian Education
  7. Cultural Theory

Courses Taught:

  1. The Church in Cultural Context
  2. Biblical Studies: The Epistles
  3. Biblical Studies: Acts and Revelation
  4. Teaching the Bible
  5. Practical Issues in Youth Ministry
  6. Engaging Culture
  7. Core 150: Biblical Foundations
  8. Core 100

Select Papers, Presentations, and Writings:

"Eschatology, Creation, and Practical Reason: A Reformational Interpretation of the Two Kingdoms Perspective." Kingdoms Apart: Engaging the Two Kingdom's Perspective. (P&R Press, October 2012)
"Some Kind of Monstrosity: What Youth Ministry can Learn from Heavy Metal" Journal of Youth and Theology (May 2014)
"Challenging the Objectivist Paradigm: Teaching Biblical Theology with J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Guillermo del Toro" Teaching Theology and Religion (October 2009).
"Some Kind of Monstrosity: What Youth Ministry can Learn from Heavy Metal." International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry Conference - Cambridge, UK January 2013