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January 2021

TMC Seminar (Online) || “How are [or are not] early Christian hospitals useful to religious imaginaries today that seek to promote modern clinical and global health?” with Susan Holman, MS, MTS, PhD

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 4:30PM | Online (Zoom)

Susan R. Holman is the John R. Eckrich Chair and Professor of Religion and the Healing Arts at Valparaiso University. An award-winning writer and scholar, she is a New Englander whose career began as a registered dietitian working with low-income families in Boston hospitals and community health centers. She earned her M.S. from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and the Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts/New England Medical Center, M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, and Ph.D. in… […]

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February 2021

TMC Seminar (Online) || “The intersection of gender and denomination on cardiovascular disease risk factors for African Americans” with Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards, PhD

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 4:30PM | Online (Zoom)

Dr. Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards is the Associate Director of Research for the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and an Assistant Professor at Duke University’s School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Bentley-Edwards’ interdisciplinary research focuses on how culture, gender and racism influence healthy development throughout the lifespan. Her health equity-based research has been supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Her current NIH projects examine the role of religion… […]

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TMC Seminar (Online) || “Saved by Grace Through Pharma: The Bible and Preventive Medicine” with Kavin Rowe, PhD, MDiv, and Bradley Gregory, PhD

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 4:30PM | Online (Zoom)

C. Kavin Rowe is the George Washington Ivey Distinguished Professor of New Testament and the Associate Dean of the Faculty. He is the author of four books: Early Narrative Christology (de Gruyter, 2006, repr. Baker, 2009),World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age (Oxford, 2009), One True Life: the Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions (Yale, 2016), and, most recently, Christianity’s Surprise: A Sure and Certain Hope (Abingdon, 2020). He has also co-edited two books, published over fifty… […]

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March 2021

TMC Seminar (Online) || A Conversation with Wylin Wilson, MS, MDiv, PhD

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 4:30PM | Online (Zoom)

Professor Wilson’s work lies at the intersection of religion, gender, and bioethics. Her academic interests also include rural bioethics and Black church studies. Prior to joining Duke Divinity School in 2020, she was a teaching faculty member at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics and a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. She has also served as visiting lecturer and research associate at the Harvard Divinity School Women’s Studies in… […]

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