Dr. Sarah Lancaster

Sarah Heaner Lancaster is Professor of Theology at Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She is the author of Pursuit of Happiness: Blessing and Fulfillment in Christian Faith (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2010), which is a study of John Wesley’s understanding of holiness and happiness as the goal of Christian life. She has also published a number of articles and essays on John Wesley’s theology and has served in leadership positions, such as co-chair of the Wesleyan Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion and North American co-chair of the Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies. She has served The United Methodist Church in several ecumenical dialogues, including working as co-moderator in the production of The Church: Towards a Common Vision by the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.