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Rustin Comer, M.T.S., M.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Email: rcomer@callutheran.edu
Phone: 818 788 2653
Office: Bethel Encino ELCA
Website: www.Bethelencino.org

Profile

Rustin Comer has been serving in  ministry for 14 years. Bethel Encino is his first ELCA church to serve and he has been the pastor since December of 2008. Rustin is currently finishing his PhD in Ethics, Theology, and Culture from Claremont Graduate University. He is writing his thesis on Greed and the development of a greed threshold.  This is his first semester as an Adjunct at CLU.  He has taught as an adjunct at two other Universities in Boston Ma. 

Rustin has written and taught in the areas of Fundamental Moral Theology, Liberation Theology, Church Development, Ethics of Globalization, Interfaith Ethics, Biblical Ethics, and Spirituality.

Rustin’s key life values are to pursue the love of God and humanity.  To help create a more just world. He believes deeply that the church can and should make a difference in world in which we live. He loves to speak, read, paint, cook, have great wine and spend time with his wife Heather. 

Education

  • Graduate Education:

PhD:Claremont Graduate University

Theology, Ethics and Culture

To be completed in 2013

Dissertation Topic: Greed

 

 

Advanced Certificate Weston Jesuit School of Theology

Moral Theology


 

MTS:Weston Jesuit School of Theology

Emphasis in Moral theology


 Certificate: Center for Religious Development

Spiritual Direction

 

 

 

  • Undergraduate Education:

BA: Oklahoma Baptist University

Theology with emphasizes in Applied Theology and Theatre


 

Expertise

Rustin has written and taught in the areas of Fundamental Moral Theology, Liberation Theology, Church Development, Ethics of Globalization, Interfaith ethics, Biblical Ethics, and Spirituality.