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2010 C. Shelby Rooks Lecture

The Center for the Study of Black Faith and Life at the Chicago Theological Seminary presented the Fourth Annual C. Shelby Rooks Lectureship on Thursday, October 6, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. Distinguished religious scholar, Rev. Dr. Andrea White, delivered the lecture titled “The Storied Self as Subversive Power: Womanist Theology and Narrative Identity." 

Rev. Dr. Andrea White is the Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture at Emory University Candler School of Theology. Dr. White specializes in constructive Christian theology and womanist theology, with research interests especially in the doctrine of God, theology of otherness, womanist perspectives on theological anthropology, postmodern theories of alterity, and the relationship between theology and philosophy.



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