Author Profile

Andrew Root

Root is the Carrie Olson Baalson Professor of Youth and Family Ministry, Luther Seminary. He writes and researches in areas of theology, ministry, culture, and younger generations. His most recent books are The Congregation in a Secular Age (Baker, 2021), The End of Youth Ministry? (Baker, 2020), The Pastor in a Secular Age: Ministry to People Who No Longer Need God (Baker, 2019), Faith Formation in a Secular Age (Baker, 2017), and Exploding Stars, Dead Dinosaurs, and Zombies: Youth Ministry in the Age of Science (Fortress, 2018).

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