New director of Hispanic House of Studies and homiletics lecturer on the call to faith, reconciliation, and unity.
From wrath and judgment to social justice and poverty, Strawn says the ancient text offers much wisdom for contemporary Christians.
Colón-Emeric invites Christians to take up the work of reconciliation.
Smith is a public theologian who seeks the well-being of the people, especially vulnerable communities such as those facing the end of life and those on the margins.
“My work serves the church by helping students develop a historical understanding that I hope will prepare them for the complexity of real life that they are going to encounter.”
If the apostle Paul was walking the earth right now, he would probably be in prison, says Douglas Campbell, professor of New Testament.
Jerusha Neal, assistant professor of homiletics, talks about how her experiences as a missionary in Fiji have shaped her views on preaching.
For Brittany Wilson, the importance of context in understanding a biblical text dictates that students wrestle with their own particular context in time and place.
“When I read Scripture, I see it not as a manual to prepare people to leave Earth, but instead to live more responsibly within it,” says Norman Wirzba.
“As an ecumenical theologian, I believe that Christian unity is not based on a common ethnicity or common language,” says Edgardo Colón-Emeric.