Author Profile

Andrew Root

Root is the Olson Baalson Associate Professor of Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary. He writes and researches in areas of theology and youth ministry. He co-authored the 2012 Christianity Today Book of Merit award winner, The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry (with Kenda Creasy Dean, InterVarsity, 2011). Other books include The Children of Divorce: The Loss of Family as the Loss of Being (Baker Academic, 2010), Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation (InterVarsity, 2007), and The Relational Pastor (InterVarsity, 2013).

Contributions to Catalyst