Peter W. Marty serves as senior pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa, and as Publisher of The Christian Century, a journal devoted to shaping America’s conversation about religion and faith in public life.
A frequent preacher and speaker at churches and conferences across the country, Marty has written numerous articles related to culture, character, and faith issues in our day. He is the author of The Anatomy of Grace. From 2004-2009, he served as host of the national radio broadcast, Grace Matters.
In 2010, the Academy of Parish Clergy named Peter “Parish Pastor of the Year,” an award recognizing leadership excellence and faithfulness in congregational development. Since 2010, he has been the lead columnist for The Lutheran magazine. In 2009, he was named the visiting Hoskins Fellow at Yale Divinity School. Peter has piloted interfaith dialogue events, been active in anti-hate group efforts, and served on different ecumenical ministry boards.