Author Andrew Root

ANDREW ROOT, Ph.D. (Princeton Seminary), is the Olson Baalson Associate Professor of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. The author of numerous academic books, Dr. Root is often mentioned as a leading scholar in youth ministry and practical theology. His 2011 book, The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry, received the Book Award of Merit by Christianity Today in 2012. Known for his highly engaging speaking style that weaves together stories, theological depth, and humor, Root is a sought-after speaker at conferences, colleges, and churches. His latest endeavor includes being the principal leader for the $1.2 million John Templeton Foundation grant, “Science for Youth Ministry.” Click to see author's profile.