John Patton

John Patton is the Emeritus Professor of Pastoral Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of many books including, Is Human Forgiveness Possible, first published by Abingdon in 1984 and recently reprinted by Academic Renewal Press in 2003 and Pastoral Care in Context: An Introduction to Pastoral Care in 1993. Dr. Patton is also an Associate Editor of Abingdon's Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling.