Faculty and Staff Notes
part of the Gunning Lectures at the University of Edinburgh School of Divinity. Hays preached at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, New York City, in March, and at the Maundy Thursday service at King’s College, Cambridge, England.
RICHARD HEITZENRATER published two articles in Church History : “Inventing Church History,” his presidential address at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society of Church History in Boston; and "One Hundred Years of Church History ,” presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Duke Divinity School at its Convocation & Pastors’ School in October, where he also presented a workshop on “The Arts and Christianity.”
STANLEY HAUERWAS delivered “Sacrificing the Sacrifices of War” at West Virginia Wesleyan College (Buckhannon), the Carondelet Lecture at Fontbonne University (St. Louis, Mo.), and “Suffering Presence: Twenty-five Years Later” at the Lupina Center for Spirituality, Healthcare and Ethics at Regis College (Toronto) this past fall. He also was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Geneva and installed as Canon Theologian at Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville, Tenn. In February he presented the Staley Lecture at Campbell University (Buies Creek, N.C.) and spoke at Saint Louis University. He delivered “Suffering Presence: Twenty-five Years Later” as the Christ and Culture Lecture at Canisius College, Buffalo, in March, and “America’s God” as part of the Richard O. and Cindy F. Connell Lecture Series at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., in April.
CRAIG HILL produced and edited three clergy education courses published in 2011 by the Wesley Ministry Network: “Methodist History,” “Methodist Doctrine,” and “Methodist Evangelism.” A fourth, “Methodist Identity,” was published in February.
WARREN KINGHORN co-presented (with Allen Verhey) a paper on “Medicine in Apocalyptic Context” at a Practice and Profession Symposium at the University of Chicago in November; participated that same month in a plenary panel on “Exploring the Moral Landscape: Military, Theological, and Academic Intersections” at the After the Yellow Ribbon conference organized by Duke Divinity School students; and in January presented the paper “Combat Trauma and Moral Fragmentation: A Theological Analysis of ‘Moral Injury’” at the Society of Christian Ethics annual meeting, Washington, D.C.
RICHARD LISCHER is serving as appointed chair of the search committee for a new dean of Duke Chapel. He interviewed novelist Marilynne Robinson during Convocation & Pastors’ School at Duke Divinity School.
ROGER LOYD was elected by the Durham City Council to serve as a member of the Citizens’ Advisory Committee, which advises the city and county governments about housing and community development needs. He will serve a three-year term, continuing his involvement in issues related to homelessness in Durham.
RANDY MADDOX published “John Wesley on the Bible” in The Bible Tells Me So (SacraSage Press, 2011) and “Methodist Theology” in The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology (2011).
G. SUJIN PAK published a review article surveying four books on the history of Christmas in the “Christmas and Epiphany” special issue of Christian Reflection . She presented a paper entitled “Lutheran and Reformed Readings of Prophecy in the Sixteenth Century: Interpretation of the Minor Prophets and Confessional Identity” at the annual conference of the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, held Oct. 28 in Fort Worth, Texas. In April she gave a paper on the history of the interpretation of Genesis 1 as part of the “Biblical Faith in an Age of Science” colloquium at North Carolina State University, and she taught the introductory church history course for the Spiritual Leadership Institute for Volunteers of America.
ANATHEA PORTIER-YOUNG contributed entries on “Daniel,” “1 Maccabees,” and “2 Maccabees” to the recently published Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Baker Academic, 2011). At the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in November, she gave the panel presentation “The Future of Biblical Studies: What Research Still Needs to Be Done?” and responded to a panel review of her book Apocalypse Against Empire: Theologies of Resistance in Early Judaism . In February she participated in the Old Testament Colloquium at St. John’s University and presented a paper for the Yale Workshop in Ancient Judaism entitled “Politics and Poetics of Space, Place, and Mobility in Daniel: Apocalypticism and Spatial Imagination.” She began a two-year term as consultor on the executive board of the Catholic Biblical Association in the fall, and on Jan. 1 began a term as an associate editor of the Catholic Biblical Quarterly .
CHRIS RICE gave the keynote address at “Changing Faces: Cultural Competency, Diversity, and Reconciliation,” a conference sponsored by the Council for Christian