Larry Donell Covin
Dr. Larry Covin, Jr., is an American Public Theologian, scholar and author.
His published writings are found in college and university libraries around the world. Institutions of higher education housing Dr.Covin’s publications include Purdue University, Vanderbilt University, University of California-Irvine, Pepperdine University, Fordham University, Bucknell University, Howard University, Ohio State University, Dallas Theological Seminary, University of Groningen Netherlands, University of Marburg Germany, Atlanta University Center Robert Woodruff Library, University of Toronto, Tyndale University, Saint Michael’s College, Stanford University and hundreds of university libraries.
For a comprehensive catalog of Dr. Covin’s library holdings, please visit www.drlarrycovin.org and click on Universities and Colleges in the United States and Abroad. Or, consult with your university or seminary library.
He is the author of the book Thirteen Turns: A Theology Resurrected From The Gallows of Jim Crow Christianity, often referred to as his magnum opus, published by Wipf and Stock Publishers.
He is also the author of Homelessness, Poverty, and Incarceration: The Criminalization of Despair, published by The Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice.
In 2012 Dr. Covin authored—The Constructing of A Contemporary Corrections Ethic In The Tradition of Social Contract Theory: An Extrapolation From The Work of Political Philosopher John Rawls, published by ProQuest as his Doctoral Dissertation.
He earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Albany State University, Master of Divinity in Christian Education from the Interdenominational Theological Center, Doctor of Ministry in Criminal Justice Ethics from the Lancaster Theological Seminary, Postdoctoral Research ThM degree in Theology and Ethics from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Dr. Covin’s next project is an Autoethnography book chronicling his work in the criminal justice prison system over twenty years. It is a book of Corrections Ethics and is due out in 2021.
Over twenty years he taught at Morgan State University, University of Baltimore, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Lancaster Theological Seminary, and the Schaefer Center for Public Policy.
Dr. Covin presently serves as Systematic Theologian-Religion Scholar at Trinity UCC Church in York, Pennsylvania.