D. Andrew Kille


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D. Andrew KilleRev. D. Andrew Kille, Ph.D.

  • Ordained American Baptist clergyperson currently working as a consultant with non-profit religious, educational and community service organizations, especially ecumenical and interreligious efforts.
  • Served as a pastor, campus minister, church musician, spiritual director, administrator, strategic planner, and teacher
Interfaith work:
  • Involved in interreligious dialogue for the past 40 years
  • Participant in the National Interfaith Leadership Project sponsored by the NCCJ (National Conference for Community and Justice; then National Conference of Christians and Jews), bringing together 40 people of various traditions from across the U.S. for training in interreligious work
  • 20-year member of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, an interfaith coalition for nonviolence, peace and justice

Interfaith Positions held:

  • Board Chair, SiVIC (Silicon Valley Interreligious Council)
  • Editor, Bay Area Interfaith Connect, the monthly newsletter of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio.
  • Coordinator, Interfaith Academy, Interfaith Center at the Presidio, San Francisco
  • Former Board Member for Interreligious Concerns for the Council of Churches of Santa Clara County
  • Former Coordinator of Interreligious Relations for the NCCJ Silicon Valley
  • Interim Coordinator of the Holocaust Studies and Critical Thinking program, National Conference for Community and Justice
  • Trainer on religious diversity for public schools in San Jose

Ph.D. in Psychology and Biblical Studies from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley

Author of Psychological Biblical Criticism (Fortress Press 2001); Co-Editor (with Wayne Rollins) of Psychological Insight into the Bible: Texts and Readings (Eerdmans, 2007); Co-editor (with Dereck Daschke) of A Cry Instead of Justice: The Bible and Cultures of Violence in Psychological Perspective (T&T Clark, 2010). He has also written several articles on psychology and the Bible, including "’The Bible Made Me Do It:’ Text, Interpretation and Violence." in J. Harold Ellens, ed., The Destructive Power of Religion (Praeger, 2004).

Taught psychology and spirituality in the Counseling Psychology Program at Holy Names College in Oakland, the Pastoral Ministries Program at Santa Clara University and the Institute for Leadership in Ministry of the Diocese of San Jose. Dr. Kille has lived in San Jose for over 40 years.


Contact him at revdak@interfaithspace.org

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