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David Reed

Professor Emeritus of Pastoral Theology

B.A. (Barrington)

M.A. (Andover Newton), Ph.D. (Boston)


David Reed has been a faculty member at Wycliffe since 1987. His teaching career (math and physics) began in his home province of New Brunswick. He moved to New England for his theological education and was eventually ordained in the Episcopal Church. Following eighteen years in parish ministry, he and his family moved to Toronto. David’s interests in pastoral studies include spirituality, congregational life, cultural and spiritual trends, family and sexuality. A long time interest is the study of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement, Oneness Pentecostalism in particular. This has resulted in publications and invitations to lecture in Mexico, New Zealand and the Philippines. David has forthcoming a book entitled, “In Jesus’ Name”: The History and Beliefs of Oneness Pentecostals, which is a definitive historical and theological study of the third stream of modern Pentecostalism He and his wife, Carlynn (actor, writer and liturgical dancer), have two sons. David is honorary assistant at St. Paul’s, L’Amoreaux in Scarborough, ON.

Select Publications and Media:

'In Jesus'Name': The History and Beliefs of Oneness Pentecostals (2008).

Entries in New International Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements (2002).
“The Gladness of the Gospel’: A Traditional Perspective on Pastoral Care” in 
Catherine Sider-Hamilton, ed., The Homosexuality Debate: Faith Seeking Understanding (2003).
"Oneness Pentecostalism: Problems and Possibilities for Pentecostal Theology," 
Journal of Pentecostal Theology 11 (October 1997)