Spurrier, Rebecca

Dr. Rebecca F. Spurrier

Dr. Rebecca F. Spurrier

Associate Dean for Worship Life; Assistant Professor of Worship

Phone: 404-687-4608

Email: SpurrierR@CTSnet.edu

Office: CH300 / Box 50F

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Dr. Spurrier is interested in a theologies and practices of public worship that reflect the beauty and tension that human difference brings to Christian liturgy. Engaging ethnographic theology, disability studies, and liturgical aesthetics, her research explores the hope of human interdependence and the importance of liturgical access for ecclesial practice and Christian community. She integrates a focus on liturgical and practical theology in the classroom with the formation of worship leaders through daily chapel services.


  • PhD, Emory University
  • MDiv, Emory University, Candler School of Theology
  • BA, Calvin College

Denomination:  Mennonite


Disabling Eschatology: Time for the Table of Our Common Pleasure, 2016, Article
The Disabled Church: Desiring Difference within Congregational Life
Presences and Absences: An Introduction to ‘Engaging Religious Experience: A Return to Ethnography and Theology, 2013, Article
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