Kipton Jensen-Sermons on the Parables

Kipton Jensen


Kipton E. Jensen, PhD (Marquette University, 1996), is an associate professor of philosophy and the director of the Leadership Studies Program in the Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership (AYCGL) at Morehouse College. He previously served as assistant director of the International Comparative Labor Studies Program (ICLS). Prior to coming to Morehouse College, Dr. Jensen taught philosophy at the University of Botswana (2004-2008). His research in Botswana on the role of traditional healers and faith communities in public health was published as Parallel Discourses: Religious Identity and HIV Prevention in Botswana (2012). Jensen also published Hegel: Hovering (2012). Since coming to Morehouse, Jensen has published numerous articles and co-edited—with David Gowler (Emory University-Oxford)—a collection of Howard Thurman’s Sermons on the Parables (Orbis Books, 2018). Among his forthcoming publications is a manuscript titled Howard Thurman: Philosophy, Civil Rights, and the Search for Common Ground (University of South Carolina Press, 2019). Jensen has taught in Germany, China, India, and Ireland. He lives with his wife and children in Decatur.