Kenneth Seth Macklin

Kenneth Seth Macklin, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member


August 2000 –             Director, Pastoral Studies Program

January 2003               Trinity College of Graduate Studies                             Anaheim, CA

Fulfilled administrative duties and provided spiritual direction as needed throughout all aspects of the program.


August 19962007     Professor, Trinity College of Graduate Studies       Anaheim, CA

Taught a variety of courses in the Doctor of Psychology (Psy. D.) program and the Counseling Psychology (M.A.) program.  Focused primarily on integrating Christian spirituality and psychology.  Courses taught included the following:

  • Christ, the Spirit, and Agents of Change

  • The Psychology of Spiritual Practices

  • The Trinity, Human Nature, and Community

  • The Spiritual Disciplines

  • Theology and Psychotherapy

  • Church Dynamics (Sociological and Organizational Patterns of Power)

Christian Spirituality and Psychology


Ph. D.                                     Graduate Theological Foundation/Oxford      Oxford, England           

September 3, 2014                    Theological Studies Spirituality and Ethics                                                                                         

Master of Arts                        Creighton University                                        Omaha, Nebraska

            August 1998                             M.A.:  Christian Spirituality


Doctor of Ministry                 Romano-Byzantine Inst. of Religious               Duluth, Minnesota

            December 1996                             Arts and Sciences

                                                             Eastern Orthodox Spirituality


Master of Divinity                 Methodist Theological School in Ohio            Delaware, Ohio

            May 1985                                                                                                                                                                                

Ordination                             United Methodist Clergy                                 Cal/Pac Annual Conference

           June 1990                                                                                              Redlands U./Redlands CA.


Bachelor of Arts                     Southern California College (Vanguard U.)      Costa Mesa, CA

            July 1976                      Major:  Religion and Philosophy


Doctoral dissertation Spirituality and Ethics:  An Integration of Theology, Psychology, and Spirituality in the Workplace, Academia, Church, and Society.  The focus of thesis is an open approach to theology/spirituality through transformative intersections of bumping up against (molecular quantum physics), crash, and Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenological perspective of shock.

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