Amy-Jill Levine & Bill Brosend
Sept. 23-25, 2016
New Testament scholars Dr. Amy-Jill Levine & The Rev. Dr. Bill Brosend
Dr. Levine is with Vanderbilt Divinity School, Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brosend is with the School of Theology at Sewanee, The University of the South. Dr. Levine describes herself as a “Yankee Jewish feminist who teaches in a predominantly Christian divinity school in the buckle of the Bible Belt.” She combines historical-critical rigor, literary-critical sensitivity, and a frequent dash of humor with a commitment to eliminating anti-Jewish, sexist, and homophobic theologies. The Rev. Dr. William Brosend is a priest of the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky and serves as professor of New Testament and preaching with the School of Theology at Sewanee, The University of the South.
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About the Dimensions of Faith Speaker Series
Dimensions of Faith invites thinkers and writers to explore the interface of religion and culture, as we continue as a parish to challenge our minds and renew our spirits.
Old Testament scholar Dr. Walter Brueggemann was our Dimensions of Faith speaker Jan. 16-17, 2016. DETAILS
Scott Gunn was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in April, 2015. DETAILS
The Rev. Becca Stevens and the women of Magdalene Communities in Nashville came to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church the weekend of Oct. 17 – 19, 2014 for our Dimensions of Faith event DETAILS
John Shore was our Dimensions of Faith speaker Feb. 22-23, 2014. Watch videos of his presentations here. DETAILS
Rachel Held Evans was our Dimensions of Faith speaker on Oct. 6, 2013. DETAILS
Nora Gallagher was our ‘Dimensions of Faith’ speaker in October, 2012. DETAILS
Political scientist Robert D. Putnam presented a workshop at St. Matthew’s in March, 2012. DETAILS
Author and blogger Tom Ehrich of the Church Wellness Project, was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in March, 2012. DETAILS
Marcus J. Borg, internationally renowned Jesus scholar, Biblical expert and author, spoke at Dimensions of Faith in Oct. 2011. DETAILS
Rev. Otis Moss, Jr., co-pastor with Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr., at Ebenezer Baptist Church, was our Dimensions of Faith speker in Jan. 2011. DETAILS
New Testament scholar and author Amy-Jill Levine was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in October 2010. DETAILS
Author and pastor Brian McLaren was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in May, 2010 DETAILS
Sara Miles was our ‘Dimensions of Faith’ speaker in November 2009.
Jesus Seminar founder John Dominic Crossan was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in April, 2003. DETAILS
The Very Rev. Alan Jones of Grace Cathedral was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in November 2002. DETAILS
Dimensions of Faith speaker Dr. Ward Ewing became the Dean of The General Theological Seminary in April, 1998. DETAILS
Bishop. John Shelby Spong, retired bishop of Newark, NJ, was our Dimensions of Faith speaker in November, 2001. DETAILS