Faculty Activity

Upcoming Engagements


July 9-12, Bill Harkins: CREDO Faculty Convocation, Psychological Health Faculty, Denver, CO.

July 10-13, Kelly Campbell: Closing keynote speaker at ANZTLA (Australian/New Zealand Theological Library Conference) in Sydney, Australia.

July 16-17, Anna Carter Florence: Preach and lecture for GA UMC Pastors School, St. Simon’s Island, GA.

July 19-25, Anna Carter Florence: Serve as preacher in residence, Bay View Chautauqua, Bay View, MI.

July 21, Martha Moore-Keish: Teaching Sunday school on “Teaching Resurrection” at Central Presbyterian Church.

July 22-25, William Brown: Invited speaker for the Society for Old Testament Study in Oxford, UK.

July 28, Martha Moore-Keish: Preaching at Presbyterian Village in Austell, GA.

July 28, Leanne Van Dyk: Teaching at Peachtree Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA.

July 29-August 1, Sarah Erickson: Attending the Southern Cluster of seminaries receiving Lilly Grants at St. Meinrad Archabbey, Indiana

July 31-August 6, Caitlin Reeves: Presenting on a panel “Future-Proofing Small Archives: Strategies for Transformative Leadership Transitions” at the Society of American Archivists Conference, Austin, TX.

August 1-2, Marcia Riggs: Participant at National Courageous Conversations “Bridging the Gap Between the Church and the Academy,” Atlanta, GA.

August 1-3, William Brown: Bible Study leader for the Big Tent in Baltimore, MD.

August 5-8, William Brown: Bible Keynote speaker for the Presbyterians for Earth Care Conference in Stony Point, NY.

August 24, Israel Galindo: First Baptist Church, Roswell, GA.

September 4, Leanne Van Dyk: Opening Convocation at Columbia Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA.

Sept 8-11, Anna Carter Florence: Preach and lecture for the UK Festival of Preaching, Oxford, UK.

September 9-11, Israel Galindo: Colloquy for Early Call Clergy, CLL Atlanta, GA.

September 16-18, Israel Galindo: Leadership in Ministry Portland, OR.

September 16-21, Bill Harkins: Psychological Health Faculty, Episcopal CREDO, Trinity Conference Center, Outer Banks NC.

September 23-25, Israel Galindo: Leadership in Ministry B Lynchburg, VA.

September 28-29, Brennan Breed: Teaching and preaching at St. Simons Presbyterian Church, St. Simons, GA.

September 29-30, Anna Carter Florence: Deliver the MacLeod Lecture in Preaching at Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ.

September 30-October 2, Israel Galindo: Leadership in Ministry Boston, MA.

September 30-October 3, Bill Harkins: Psychological Health Faculty, Healthy Transitions/Ministering to Ministers.

October 14-18, Sarah Erickson: Presbyterian Older Adult Ministry Network Annual Conference, Louisville, KY; executive committee meeting, workshop and poster presentation.

October 17-20, Martha Moore-Keish: Teaching a Lifelong Learning class on “Spirits, Spirituality, and the Holy Spirit” at Montreat.

October 31-November 3, Sarah Erickson: Religious Education Association (REA) Annual Conference/Association of Leaders of Lifelong Learning For Ministry (ALLLM) Annual Meeting and Workshops, Toronto, Canada. Moderating ALLLM annual meeting coordinating ALLLM workshops and the closing interfaith worship gathering.

November 23, Martha Moore-Keish: Presiding at panel at AAR on Karl Barth and Comparative Theology.

Dr. Raj Nadella from India teaching biblical scholarship from the New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Recent Awards and Honors

Jeffery Tribble, Associate Professor of Ministry and Associate Dean of Advanced Professional Studies, became President of the Academy of Religious Leadership for 2019-2020 at the annual meeting held April 25-27, 2019. Dr. Tribble will host the 2020 meeting April 23-25, 2020 here at Columbia Theological Seminary.

Recent Publications

Mark Douglas, Professor of Christian Ethics and Martha Moore Keish, J.B. Green Professor of Systematic Theology both contributed to The Oxford Handbook of Presbyterianism, Eds. Gary Scott Smith, P.C. Kemeny, Oxford University Press, 2019.

Mark Douglas, Professor of Christian Ethics, Christian Pacifism for an Environmental Age, Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Mark Douglas, Professor of Christian Ethics, contributed “Direito, Religiao, Refugiados e o Eu Moderno” (“Law, Religion, Refugees, and the Modern Self”) to a new book Religiao, Violencias, e Direitos Humanos, eds. Reginaldo Braga and Wanderley Periera da Rosa, Editora Unida Press (Brazil), 2019.  This book is a group of papers from the “Consultation on Religion, Gender, Violence, and Human Rights” held last year at Faculdad Unida in Vitoria, Brazil, co-hosted by Faculdad Unida and ITC.  CTS helped support the conference.

Mark Douglas, Professor of Christian Ethics, edited the new edition of @ this point on “100 Years of Racism” now integrated with our website at www.ctsnet.edu/at-this-point. Lead article by alumnus Will Coleman, with responses from CTS faculty Melissa Browning and William Yoo, as well as Thelathia “Nikki” Young.

Martha Moore Keish, J.B. Green Professor of Systematic Theology, James: Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible, Westminster John Knox Press, 2019.

Martha Moore Keish, J.B. Green Professor of Systematic Theology contributed and co-edited with Christian T. Collins Winn, Karl Barth and Comparative Theology (Comparative Theology: Thinking Across Traditions), Fordham University Press, 2019.


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