Faculty Research

Faculty Research

Redefining Theological Education

Our faculty members are authorities in their fields of study, and this highlighted research exemplifies their expertise and desire to push the boundaries of theological education.

Frances Willard's Life

Professor Christopher Evans was recently interviewed on the "Seekers and Scholars" podcast about Frances Willard's life and progressive Methodist leadership.

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Restorative Justice

Clinical assistant professor of religion and conflict transformation James McCarty produced an online five-part lecture series "A Global Movement to Transform Harm."

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Interpreting 2 Peter

Assistant professor Shively T. J. Smith challenges readers of her new book to reinterpret 2 Peter through the moral writings of 19th-century African American women.

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Caring for Creation

Assistant professor of theology Rebecca Copeland explains how Christian teachings are full of lessons about caring for the planet and nature.

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Chinese Christianity

Research associate professor of mission Daryl Ireland and his team use data to explain Christianity's recent boom in China.

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Fat Church

STH lecturer and alumnus Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd ('04,'18) calls out Christianity for stigmatizing fat people in her recently published book "Fat Church."

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New Testament Canon

Assistant professor Luis Menéndez-Antuña was recently awarded a grant to publish his next book focused on enslavement in the New Testament.

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Professor Shelly Rambo

Responding to Trauma

Associate professor Shelly Rambo leads a team of chaplains exploring ways to help urban church leaders address trauma among congregation members.

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Christianity in Africa

Walter G. Muelder professor of social ethics Nimi Wariboko contributed his expertise to the BBC Sounds Documentary “Nigeria and the song of the bell.”

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Recent Publications

Our faculty members continually publish new scholarly works, journal articles, and cutting-edge research in their fields. Read about this month's publications here.

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