recent alumni/ae publications

Gil Caldwell (STH’58) publishes “I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother”

By bbrawner
November 10th, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

"I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother"; Gil Caldwell These words from the African American poet, Langston Hughes are words I remembered when Barack Obama was elected, and at 3 am this morning when Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald Trump, I remembered them as well. When Barack Obama was elected, I... More

Dr. Kristin Swenson (STH’93) publishes “God of Earth”

By bbrawner
October 5th, 2016 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications, Uncategorized.

STH Alum, Kristin Swenson shares exciting news of a recent publication. God of Earth: Discovering a Radically Ecological Christianity (Westminster John Knox Press, Oct.) is a work of creative nonfiction in which I track, through the church year, the question what happens if we imagine the Jesus of Christian theology... More

Kurt Glacy (STH’07) publishes God’s Business

By Jaclyn K Jones
September 27th, 2016 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

"It's none of your business!" We would never say that to God, especially in terms of how our churches work. In fact, our churches ARE God's Business. Everything that we do in our church is a reflection on God. Therefore, we are responsible for doing our part to make the... More

Mark McKim (STH’93) publishes book

By Jaclyn K Jones
September 7th, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Mark McKim's new book, "Counter Cultural Worship: A Plea to Evangelicals in a Secular Age,"has been published by the good folk at Smyth & Helwys. Available from the publisher and at Amazon.

Ted Lockhart (CAS’65, STH’68) publishes book of poems

By Jaclyn K Jones
August 4th, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Theodore 'Ted' Lockhart, (CAS'65, STH'68) has recently published his third book of verse, In Our Good Name: Poems for Reflection. The poems are reflections on his journey during moments of Barack Obama's presidency, including the extended moment or obstructionism questioning the legitimacy of "Number 44;" the moments when one "Black... More

David W. Scott (STH’07, GRS’13) publishes new book

By Jaclyn K Jones
August 4th, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Find out more about David Scott's new book, Mission as Globalization: Methodists in Southeast Asia at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. About the book: "Through an examination of Methodist mission to Southeast Asia at the turn of the twentieth century, this broad-ranging book unites the history of globalization with the history of Christian... More

Chalice Press Publishes “Through the Valley” by Pat Reyes (STH’11)

By Jaclyn K Jones
July 25th, 2016 in Alumni/ae News, Alumni/ae Publications.

From the book's publicity website: "A narrative approach to Christian vocational discernment, Through the Valley explores the journey to non-traditional Christian ministry through personal narrative. The book tells the story about a Christian educator from a marginalized community. The story explores how he was transformed through work in the fields, the trauma experienced at... More

Walter Fluker (GRS’88), The Ground Has Shifted

By Jaclyn K Jones
July 22nd, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications, Faculty Publications.

Walter Fluker published The Ground Has Shifted: The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America. NYU Press describes the book: "If we are in a post-racial era, then what is the future of the Black Church?  If the U.S. will at some time in the future be free from... More

L. Callid Keefe-Perry Contribution – The Prophetic Voice and Making Peace

By Kayla King
May 23rd, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Announcing The Prophetic Voice and Making Peace General Editors: Matthew W. Charlton and M. Kathryn Armistead • Paperback: 386 pages • Publisher: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (April 25, 2016) • Language: English • ISBN: 978-0938162681 • Price: $39.99 Hear prophetic voices of campus ministers and college and university chaplains. By speaking in a prophetic way to... More

Bill Monnie publishes Selma and its Aftermath: A Photographic Journey

By Jaclyn K Jones
May 13th, 2016 in Alumni/ae Publications.

Bill Monnie attended STH from 1965-1967. Selma and its Aftermath attempts to convey a sense of “ground-up” history by portraying through photography the actual people who were literally the “boots on the ground” activists. These individuals not only changed history but through their courage and actions changed their own personal histories by... More