by C. Mark Batten
School of Divinity faculty publish regularly. This update will help you explore the depth and breadth of our faculty’s most recent publications and ongoing research.
Fred Bahnson is Assistant Professor of the Practice of Ecological Well-Being and Director of the School of Divinity’s Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program.
- “The Priest in the Trees: Feral faith in the age of climate change,” an article Bahnson wrote for Harper’s Magazine in December 2016 has been anthologized in Rooted: The Best New Arboreal Nonfiction (Outpost19, 2017), edited by Josh MacIvor-Andersen. The anthology is available for purchase on Amazon.
Jill Crainshaw is Acting Dean and Blackburn Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology.
- When I in Awesome Wonder: Liturgy Distilled from Daily Life (Liturgical Press, 2017)
Kimberly Bracken Long
Editor, Call to Worship: Liturgy, Music, Preaching and the Arts
Kevin Jung is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics.
- “Volitional Necessity and Practical Identity,” Responsibility and Enhancing Life: Essays in Honor of William Schweiker, eds. Heike Springhart and Guenter Thomas (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2017).
Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo is Earley Assistant Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies.
- Gandolfo is a recipient of a Course Development Grant on “Suffering and the Good Life” from the Center for Christian Thought at Biola University. This grant will contribute to the development of a new course that will be co-taught by Drs. Gandolfo and Melva Sampson in Spring 2018 entitled, “Dangerous Memories: Theologies and Practices of Remembering Suffering.”
- Book review of Abounding in Kindness by Elizabeth A. Johnson in Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 71/3 (2017).
Katherine A. Shaner is Assistant Professor of New Testament.
- “Seeing Rape and Robbery: Harpagmos in the Philippians Christ Hymn (Philippians 2:5–11)” in Biblical Interpretation. 25 (2017).
- “Flipping Frames: Faithfulness of Difference (Romans 3:21-31),” part of the 2017 summer Bible reading plan, “Reformers Reading Romans,” sponsored by the North Carolina Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Michelle Voss Roberts is Associate Professor of Theology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
- “Discerning Doctrine: Interreligious Dialogue as Experiential Source of Theology” in The Past, Present & Future of Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue, eds. Terrence Merrigan and John Friday (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).
- “I’m With Her (and Him and Them): Reflections on Intersectionality,” Feminist Studies in Religion Blog, August 27, 2017.
A Snapshot of Our Faculty
The School of Divinity faculty come from 12 states and 2 countries (United States, South Korea), 16 undergraduate colleges and universities (having majored in more than 10 different areas of study), 14 masters programs, and 13 doctoral programs. 26% identify as an ethnic minority and 37% identify as female. They come from 11 religious affiliations and 75% are ordained. Over the last five years they have collectively published over 100 books, chapter contributions, edited volumes, co-edited volumes, and translations.
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