Michael Battle

Michael Battle

Michael Battle is Provost and Canon Theologian at the Cathedral Center in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. His previous experience includes posts as Vice President, Associate Dean of Academic Studies and Associate Professor of Theology at Virginia Theological Seminary; faculty member of Duke University and the University of the South’s School of Theology; and vice chairman of the board of the Gandhi Institute.

In addition, Michael is a writer, speaker and retreat leader, focusing on Christian non-violence, human spirituality, and African Church studies. In 1993-94, Battle lived in residence with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in South Africa and was ordained by Tutu in Cape Town. He holds certification in spiritual direction from the Shalem Institute.

Web site: michaelbattle.com

Selected Bibliography:
Practicing Reconciliation In A Violent World
The Black Church in America: African American Christian Spirituality
Reconciliation: The Ubuntu Theology of Desmond Tutu
The Church Enslaved: A Spirituality For Racial Reconciliation

Articles by this Author

Practicing Reconciliation in a Violent World

A Few Good Books That Will Change Your Life