Dr. Steven Guthrie, Keynote speaker

Steven GuthrieThe SCSM is pleased to announce Dr. Steven Guthrie as our Keynote Speaker for our 2018 Annual Conference. Steven Guthrie is Professor of Theology at Belmont University where he is also director of the Religion and Arts program and the Worship Leadership program. He earned his B. Mus. in Music Theory from the University of Michigan School of Music, and worked as a musician and minister of music for seven years before going on for graduate study in theology. His doctoral dissertation from the University of St. Andrews was on the theology of music, and he served as post-doctoral fellow and then as a Lecturer at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts, at the University of St. Andrews. He is the author of Creator Spirit: The Holy Spirit and the Art of Becoming Human (Baker Academic, 2011), and the co-editor (with Jeremy Begbie) of Resonant Witness: Conversations Between Music and Theology (Eerdmans, 2011). He continues to lead worship at his church, and play music professionally in the Nashville area.