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Comparative Religion News

October 15, 2015

Theology Between Art and the Body: Reimagining Our Future

The Comparative Religion Program and the Seattle Pacific University co-sponsored a conference featuring Willie James Jennings, PhD, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies, Yale University. One of the foremost scholars of race and theology, Dr. Jennings is the recipient of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award for his work The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race. He recently joined the Yale faculty after over two decades at Duke Divinity School. He has written numerous essays in the areas of Christology, critical race theory, cultural identity, and theological anthropology.


Comparative Religion Staff