Philip Krey

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Philip Krey

Philip D. W. Krey (born 1 May 1950[1]) is the former President of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. He was born in Brooklyn, and was ordained a minister of the Lutheran Church in America.[1]

Krey has degrees from the University of Massachusetts Boston, the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, the Catholic University of America and the University of Chicago. He was also a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Munich.[2] Krey's research interests include the history of biblical interpretation, medieval theology, and urban ministry.[2]

Krey is the author of 10 non-fiction books and is now Pastor of St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Perkasie, PA.


  • For All The Saints (Rejoice) 1991
  • Nicholas of Lyra's Apocalypse Commentary (Eastman Studies in Music) (1997)
  • A Seminary in Mission for a Church in Mission: Reflections as a Presidency Begins (2000)
  • Nicholas of Lyra: The Senses of Scripture (Studies in the History of Christian Thought) (2000)
  • Hebrews (Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture) (2005)
  • Luther's Spirituality (Classics of Western Spirituality) (2007)
  • The Letter to the Romans (The Bible in Medieval Tradition (BMT)) (2013)
  • The Catholic Luther: His Early Writings (2016)
  • Romans 9-16 (Reformation Commentary on Scripture) (2016)
  • Reformation Observances: 1517-2017 (2017)


  1. ^ a b Curriculum Vitae
  2. ^ a b "Biography". Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013.