The Rev. Dr. Ted Smith is Professor of Preaching and Ethics at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. He also serves as director of Theological Education between the Times, a project funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. Smith works at the intersections of practical and political theology. At Emory, Smith teaches in both Candler and the Graduate Division of Religion. He is affiliated with the Center for the Study of Law and Religion. Beyond Emory, Smith serves as a senior fellow with the University of Virginia’s Project on Religion and Its Publics, a member of the steering committee of the Political Theology Network, and a member of the editorial boards for Political Theology and Practical Matters. He recently completed two terms on the board of the Louisville Institute. Before coming to Emory, Smith taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School, where he served as founding director of the Program in Theology and Practice. Ordained to ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Smith served two congregations in upstate New York before beginning doctoral work. He continues to preach and teach widely.