Rev. Peter W. Marty is senior pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, IA, and publisher of The Christian Century magazine.


Peter Marty writes on a variety of topics through his bi-weekly column in The Christian Century, The Lutheran magazine, and numerous articles published in other journals. See a sampling of past articles below:



The Anatomy of Grace

“Combining lively prose and creative insight, Peter Marty probes the intricacies of daily human experience and invites readers to reconsider their faith lives with fresh eyes.”


Between his commitment to his congregation and The Christian Century, Peter has limited availability for speaking engagements, guest preaching, and consultation. Special inquiries may be directed to him here.


Journeys of the Apostle Paul, with Peter Marty – October 17–27, 2016

From the Turkish marble city of Ephesus, to the Greek city of Corinth, this 11-day cruise will stop at some of the most beautiful places in the world. Peter will be lecturing on board the ship about Paul’s life, faith perspectives, and his extensive journeys.

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