Samuel K. Roberts

Professor Emeritus of Theology and Ethics

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Phone: 804.278.4395

Location: Richmond

Department: Theology and Ethics


Columbia University, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Union Theological Seminary in New York, M.Div.

Morehouse College, B.A.

Roberts’s areas of interest are methodological approaches to ethics, theological ethics, public theology, church and state issues, Christian virtue ethics and the theological ethics of Martin Luther King, Jr. An ordained American Baptist minister, he is the author of several books including African American Christian Ethics and In the Path of Virtue: The African American Moral Tradition. He has lectured and led numerous workshops in Christian ethical decision making, virtue ethics, and Christian character.

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