George Hunsinger is an ordained
Presbyterian minister and
theologian. He is currently the Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. Hunsinger was the director of the
Center for Barth Studies at Princeton from 1997 - 2001. Hunsinger received a BD from Harvard University Divinity School and an MA, MPhil, and PhD from Yale
University. His work has focused primarily on the theology of
Karl Barth. Hunsinger was the recipient of the 2010 Karl Barth Prize and joins previous prize recipients
Hans Küng, John W. de Gruchy, Johannes Rau, Bruce McCormack, and others.
Hunsinger has also been associated with the
postliberal movement and is an authoritative interpreter of Hans Frei. He has a long history of anti-war and human rights activism and is also an open critic of the war in Iraq. Since 2003 he has been
active in the Ecumenical movement through the Faith and Order commission and recently completed a book on
The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let Us Keep the Feast, published by Cambridge University Press in 2008.
- The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let Us Keep the Feast. Current Issues in Theology. Cambridge, 2008.
- Disruptive Grace: Studies in the Theology of Karl Barth. Eerdmans, 2001.
- How to Read Karl Barth: The Shape of His Theology. Oxford, 1991.
- Torture Is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims, and People of Conscience Speak Out. Eerdmans, 2008.
- For the Sake of the World: Karl Barth and the Future of Ecclesial Theology. Eerdmans, 2004.
- Karl Barth and Radical Politics, Westminster, 1976.
- Hans Frei, Types of Christian Theology, Yale, 1992. Co-edited with William C. Placher
- Hans Frei, Theology and Narrative, Oxford, 1993. with William C. Placher.