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Nathan Walton

PhD 2018


  • University of Virginia, Ph.D., Theology, Ethics, and Culture (2017)
  • Duke University, Master of Divinity (2012)
  • University of Virginia, B.A. in Religious Studies (2009)

Research Interests

  • The Prosperity Gospel
  • Christology
  • Theological Anthropology


  • Introduction to Western Religions
  • Protestant Theology
  • The Kingdom of God in America
  • The Reform and Global Expansion of Christianity
  • Spiritual Autobiography


  • Institute for Advanced Studies and Culture Associate Fellow
  • Forum for Theological Exploration Doctoral Fellow
  • James O. Duncan Fellow

Presentations and Lectures

  • University of Virginia Undergraduate Course: “Business, Ethics, and Society"
  • Guest Lecture: “The Prosperity Gospel and Poverty”
  • “Freedom From or Freedom For?: Word of Faith Theology and Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Human Freedom,” Princeton Seminary Koinonia Forum Annual Meeting
  • “The Prosperity Gospel, Principles, and Progress: The Word of Faith Movement, Stanley Hauerwas, and the Narrative Structure of Christian Discourse,” Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion Annual Meeting