faculty research

Prof. Christopher Evans writes about potential United Methodist schism in The Conversation

The following is an excerpt from the article “A dramatic schism over social issues? The United Methodist Church has been here before – but this time, America’s religious landscape is far different” by Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies Christopher Evans (’85), published on April 8 by The Conversation US. Any views and opinions […]

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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña to deliver Boswell Lecture at the Pacific School of Religion

The following is an excerpt from the Bay Area Reporter article “Boswell lecture to examine New Testament through queer theory” by John Ferrannini. Click here to read the full article, originally published on April 3, 2024. This year’s Boswell lecture at the Pacific School of Religion’s Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion will be […]

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BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications and Presentations for March 2024

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications and scholarly presentations for March 2024: Eunil David Cho (presentations) “Breaking the Silence for Such a Time as This: Psychological Analysis of Esther’s Intersectional Identity in Esther 4,” Old Testament Research Colloquium at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ “The Brief Comparative History of […]

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Prof. Peng Yin featured on For the Life of the World Podcast

Assistant Professor of Ethics Peng Yin was interviewed on the For the Life of the World podcast on his current project on Chinese religion and politics. In this conversion, Yin talks about the religious undercurrents of Chinese political thought, the theological charges of the new Cold War discourse, the recent Euro-American democratic decay, the story of […]

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BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications and Presentations for February 2024

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications and scholarly presentations for February 2024: David Jacobsen “Commentary on Mark 9:2-9.” Working Preacher from Luther Seminary, 11 February 2024, https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/transfiguration-of-our-lord-2/commentary-on-mark-92-9-6 “Commentary on Mark 1:9-15.” Working Preacher from Luther Seminary, 18 February 2024, https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-in-lent-2/commentary-on-mark-19-15-6 Filipe Maia Introduction, “Methodism and the Spirit of Empire,” […]

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Prof. James McCarty produces Restorative Justice Lecture Series for Canopy Forum

Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce that Clinical Assistant Professor of Religion and Conflict Transformation and Director of the Tom Porter Religion and Conflict Transformation Program James McCarty recently published a series of five lectures titled “Restorative Justice: A Global Movement to Transform Harm.” His lectures were made possible by the Canopy […]

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Prof. Christopher Evans featured on Seekers and Scholars Podcast

Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies Christopher Evans was featured on the February 1, 2024 podcast episode published by the Mary Baker Eddy Library to discuss his biography on Frances Willard, Do Everything:  The Biography of Frances Willard and Willard’s contributions to Christian social reform. In the podcast, he mentions how Willard was […]

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BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications and Presentations for January 2024

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications and scholarly presentations for January 2024: Eunil David Cho Review of “Postcolonial Images of Spiritual Care: Challenges of Care in a Neoliberal Age” edited by Emmanuel Lartey and Hellena Moon, Journal of Pastoral Theology 33, no. 3 (2023): 264-267. https://doi.org/10.1080/10649867.2023.2275821 Eunil David Cho, […]

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Prof. Nimi Wariboko interviewed in The Conversation

The following is an excerpt from The Conversation US’s article “TB Joshua scandal: the forces that shaped Nigeria’s mega pastor and made him untouchable” by Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics Nimi Wariboko. Click here to read the full article. … Why do people believe in prophecies and miracles? First of all, Pentecostals believe in a […]

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BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications and Presentations for December 2023

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications and scholarly presentations for December 2023: Eunil David Cho “Counterstorytelling as an Analytical Framework for Qualitative Research and Anti-racist Pastoral Care and Theology,” Journal of Pastoral Theology 33, vol. 3 (2023): 1-17. Luis Menéndez-Antuña (interview) “Entrevista a Fernando Segovia” Reseña Biblica 120, 74-76. […]

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