Faculty & Staff Notes
the “Faith, Rationality, and the Passions” symposium, sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation, at Wolfson College, Cambridge, Jan. 11–13; participated in a seminar on the interpretation of the Song of Songs with Shalom Carmy of Yeshiva University at the editorial offices of First Things , New York City, Feb. 2; and spoke under the title “Desiring the Lord in a Secular Age: Discriminating the Senses of ‘Natural’ in ‘Natural Desire’” at a conference on secularism and the natural desire to know God at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C., Feb. 20.
Stanley Hauerwas published a memoir, Hannah’s Child , and “The Pathos of the University: The Case of Stanley Fish” in Debating Moral Education: Rethinking the Role of the Modern University , edited by Elizabeth Kiss and J. Peter Euben (Duke University Press). He delivered the 2010 Joseph M. Carr Lecture, “Carving Stone, or Learning to Speak Christian,” at Mt. Union College, Alliance, Ohio, Feb. 3; “America’s God” at the Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas, March 7; and the Bishop’s Lecture, “Sacrificing the Sacrifices of War,” at Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Ala., April 13. He was a panelist at the 2010 conference of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, “Religious Pluralism: Engaging Other Religions While Valuing One’s Own,” in Durham, N.C., Feb. 21–23.
Richard B. Hays published the book Reading the Bible Intertextually , and “The Thorny Task of Reconciliation” in Studies in Christian Ethics (23.1, 2010). He delivered the plenary address “The Future of Scripture” at the annual conference of the Wesleyan Theological Society, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, Calif., March 5; “Not a Breach but an Expansion: The Holy Sonnets of John Donne” at a Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts event, Duke University, March 20; “The Drama of the Passion in the Fourth Gospel” at the Duke-Cambridge consultation “The Arts, Scripture, and the Future of Theology,” Cambridge University, March 30; and “Knowing Jesus: Story, History, and Truth” at the 19th Annual Wheaton Theology Conference, “Jesus, Paul, and the People of God,” Wheaton College, April 16. Hays preached the Ash Wednesday sermon, “As Dying, and See—We Live,” at Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School, Feb. 17.
Richard P. Heitzenrater published “Charting the Early Methodist Pilgrimage: The Journal Letters of Charles Wesley” in a special issue of the Journal of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester . He led the quadrennial pastors’ school “Pastoral Formation and Spirituality in the Wesleyan Tradition” for the three conferences of The Methodist Church in Singapore, in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, April 7–9.
L. Gregory Jones published “You’re Lonely, I’m Lonely” and “Learning Curves” in the Jan. 26 and May 18 issues, respectively, of The Christian Century . He gave the Westminster Canterbury’s David F. Peters lecture, “Love Made Me an Inventor: A Christian Vision of Forgiveness, Leadership, and Hope,” in Richmond, Va., Feb. 15; led the workshop “Traditioned Innovation: Thinking Strategically in the Power of the Spirit” for the United Methodist Holston Conference in Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 23; and participated, with other Divinity School faculty, in the Duke-Cambridge Holy Week event in Cambridge, U.K., March 27–April 3. Jones will begin his new position as Duke University’s vice president and vice provost for global strategy and programs effective July 1.
Emmanuel Katongole presented “Following Jesus in Africa,” the featured Lenten Theology Lecture of St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish at the University of Arkansas, March 11. At the conference “Nurturing the Prophetic Imagination,” Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, Calif., March 24–27, he presented the opening keynote address, “A Voice Is Heard: The Nature and Shape of the Prophetic Imagination”; delivered the student chapel message, “A Revolution of Love: Justice and Peace Have Embraced”; and participated in three panel discussions. Katongole has been promoted to associate professor of theology and world Christianity effective July 1.
Andy Keck contributed “Andy Keck: The (introverted) church leader” to Faith & Leadership’s Call & Response blog and led a Holy Week footwashing service in the Divinity School’s Goodson Chapel.
Warren Kinghorn , whose primary appointment is in the Department of Psychiatry in the Duke School of Medicine, will join the Divinity School faculty July 1 as assistant professor of pastoral and moral theology. Dr. Kinghorn holds an M.T.S. from the Divinity School and is currently completing his dissertation for the Th.D. degree.
Richard Lischer contributed “Anointed with Fire: The Structure of Prophecy in the Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr.” to the Festschrift Our Sufficiency Is of God (Mercer University Press), a book of essays presented to