Teaching Faculty

Shauna Hannan

The Rev. Dr. Shauna Hannan is Professor of Homiletics at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. Dr. Hannan received her Ph.D. in Practical Theology (Homiletics) from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is the author of The Peoples’ Sermon: Preaching as a Ministry of the Whole Congregation (Fortress, 2021) and co-editor of Eco-Lutheranism: Lutheran Perspectives on Ecology. Her other published work can be found in Word & World, Dialog, Currents in Theology and Mission, Journal of Lutheran Ethics, The Christian Century, New Proclamation, Sundays & Seasons and on workingpreacher.org. She recently received a Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of California Berkeley Extension and is currently co-authoring a book with a filmmaker that focuses on how the craft of filmmaking can serve the craft of preaching. Hannan has been an ordained pastor in the ELCA since 1998.

  • July 8 - July 11
    • Spirituality
    • Theology and Bible Study


      Holden Village is a community where your questions are valued and encouraged. Most programs led by visiting teaching faculty occur during the summer months. However, Holden also invites faculty to teach sessions for special events and retreats throughout the rest of the year.
      Check out a list of the 2024 Summer Faculty.