PhD, University of Chicago Divinity School
MA, University of Chicago
BA, Grinnell College
- Black liberation theology
- Jewish theology
- Religion and politics
- Religion and science
- Interreligious dialogue
Courses Recently Taught
- RLST 101: Introducing religious studies
- RLST 236: Faith in action
- RLST 355: African-American theologies
- RLST 381: Islam
Creative and Scholarly Work
- Conceptions of God, Freedom, and Ethics in African American and Jewish Theology. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
- "Day and Niebuhr on the Great Depression." In edited anthology of papers from Dorothy Day and the Church: Past, Present and Future, University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, 2015.
- “The Spirit of Resistance: Dwight N. Hopkins’s Trinitarian Framework.” Black Theology: An International Journal, 10.2 (2012): 184-194.
- “Toward a Theology of Resistance: Dwight N. Hopkins’ Spirit of Total Liberation in Us and Melissa Raphael’s Shekhinah as Sources for Constructive Theology.” American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2008.
- “Pedagogical Reflections on the Virtues of Dialogue.” Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, VT, November 2005.
- "Film as a Source for Constructive Theology: Conceptions of Human Nature in the Films of Martin Scorsese.” American Academy of Religion Midwest Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2002.
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