Eric Jacobsen is the author of The Space Between (Baker, 2012), and Sidewalks in the Kingdom: New Urbanism and the Christian Faith (Brazos, 2003) as well as numerous articles on New Urbanism. He is a member of the Congress for New Urbanism, and a participant in the Colloquium on Theology and the Built Environment sponsored by St. Andrews University and the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship at Calvin College.
Rev. Jacobsen is the Senior Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Tacoma where he lives with his wife (Liz) and four children: Katherine (12), Peter (9), and Emma (8), and Abraham, born December 2009. Eric received his doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2008, in the area of Theology and the Built Environment.