Kara Slade

  • Kara Slade

Kara Slade is a sinner saved by the grace of God in Jesus Christ. Less importantly, she holds a PhD in Christian theology and ethics from Duke University with research interests that include Karl Barth, Søren Kierkegaard, the ethics of science and technology, and medical ethics. She earned the BSE, MS, and PhD in mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering, and then joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as a research engineer and test manager for a variety of civilian and military projects. She returned to Duke to study theology and train for ordination. Kara has served on the administrative and pastoral staff of the Anglican Episcopal House of Studies at Duke Divinity School, as well as in suburban and rural parishes in North Carolina and Alabama. She serves as Canon Theologian of the Diocese of New Jersey, and is a member of the Society of St. Mary Magdalene, Society of Scholar-Priests, and Society of Catholic Priests within the Anglican Communion. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, cheering for Duke basketball, and exploring historic churches. Kara also serves as the Anglican Studies instructor at Princeton Theological Seminary, and is a Fellow of Rockefeller College at Princeton University. She lives in downtown Princeton with her dog, Deacon.