Adam Tietje is an army chaplain ordained by the United Church of Christ. He has been on active duty for nine years and is currently serving in 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne). He deployed with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) to Afghanistan from 2010-2011. He holds an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary and a DMin from Erskine Theological Seminary.
His research interests include the pastoral and ethical dimensions of war. He has just completed a chapter on “The Responsibility and Limits of Military Chaplains as Public Theologians” in The Future of Religious Studies and Theology: What Is Our Responsibility as Public Intellectuals? (Routledge, forthcoming). He is currently at work on a book that outlines a pastoral theology of Holy Saturday for the spiritual care of trauma and moral injury.