Cynthia Gano Lindner

Director of Ministry Studies and Clinical Faculty for Preaching and Pastoral Care in the Divinity School

 

 

 

DMin (University of Chicago)

Cynthia Lindner received her training in the Divinity School's Doctor of Ministry program with emphases in biblical studies, ethics, and psychological studies. She has worked as a parish pastor, hospice chaplain, and pastoral psychotherapist for over twenty years. Teaching and research interests include questions of contemporary ministerial identity and formation, the ethics of preaching and pastoral care in multicultural society, the interface of corporate worship and public witness in congregational life, the moral development of adolescents, and the religious and ethical dimensions of family policy. Rev. Lindner is also a pastoral psychotherapist at the Center for Religion and Psychotherapy, where she conducts clergy groups on narrativity and formation in addition to her work with individuals and couples. She conducts research on collaborative pedagogy in theological education, and is currently conducting interviews with clergy for a research project entitled "Accounting for Ourselves: Multiplicity in Ministry," funded by the Louisville Institute.

(773) 702-8280
Swift 400C

Current and Upcoming Courses

Ministry and Religious Leadership

30500 Introduction to Ministry Studies: Colloquium
30600 Introduction to Ministry Studies: Colloquium
30600 Introduction to Ministry Studies: Colloquium
30700 Introduction to Ministry Studies: Colloquium
35100 Arts of Ministry: Worship and Preaching
35200 Arts of Ministry: Pastoral Care and Counseling
35200 Arts of Ministry: Pastoral Care and Counseling
35300 Arts of Ministry: Community, Leadership, and Change
42800 Senior Ministry Thesis Seminar
42800 Senior Ministry Thesis Seminar
50300 Advanced Pastoral Care Seminar: Relationship, Marriage, and Family