Lectures & Scholarship

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Harkness Lecture 2012: “Asking About What Is Better: Intersex, Disability, and Inaugurated Eschatology”

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Abstract: Intersex conditions, wherein people cannot be categorized as clearly male or female according to current definitions, are often discussed in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender identities, but might also be figured as a non-pathological physical difference akin to a disability. In this paper I suggest that the overlaps between theological conceptions of […]

Harkness Lecture 2011: “The Gravity of Love: Theopoetics in a Queer World”

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Laurel C. Schneider, Professor of Theology, Ethics, and Culture at Chicago Theological Seminary delivered the second annual Georgia Harkness Lecture. In tribute to Georgia Harkness’s own interest in poetry, Dr. Schneider explores ways in which theopoetics, an emergent mode of theological reflection, can offer pathways for embodied, queer theology that is “other-wise.”

Boswell Lecture 2011: “The Rainbow Connection: Bridging Asian American and Queer Theologies.”

Patrick S. Cheng, Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Episcopal Divinity School, delivered the fourth annual Boswell Lecture on Thursday evening, April 28, 2011, titled, “The Rainbow Connection: Bridging Asian American and Queer Theologies.” The Rainbow Connection: Bridging Asian American and Queer Theologies — will help to mark and celebrate an emerging queer […]

Boswell Lecture 2009: “What’s Queer about Christian Couples? Engaging Augustine’s Theology of Marriage”

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Dr. Virginia Burrus, professor of early Christianity at Drew University Theological School, delivered the second annual John E. Boswell Lecture, entitled “What’s Queer about Christian Couples? Engaging Augustine’s Theology of Marriage” in the Badè museum on April 29. The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry co-sponsored the event with the GTU Women and Religion program.