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October 2021

TMC Seminar (Online): “Shepherding Patients and Families Through End-of-Life Dilemmas” with Kathryn Butler, MD

Friday, October 1, 2021, 12PM | Online (Zoom)

Kathryn Butler (MD, Columbia University) trained in surgery and critical care at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where she then joined the faculty. She left clinical practice in 2016 to homeschool her children, and now writes regularly for desiringGod.org and the Gospel Coalition on topics intersecting faith, medicine, and shepherding kids in the gospel. She is the author of Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care (Crossway, 2019) and Glimmers of Grace: A Doctor’s… […]

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TMC Seminar (Online): “No Cure for Being Human” with Kate Bowler, PhD

Friday, October 22, 2021, 12PM | Online (Zoom)

The world loves us when we are good, better, best, but what about when we get sick, lose someone we love, or life hasn’t turned out like we thought it should? Duke Professor Kate Bowler offers a richer understanding of hope in the face of uncertainty, despair, and suffering as we begin to understand that life is a chronic condition and there is no cure for being human.  Kate Bowler is a New York Times best-selling author, podcast host, and… […]

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November 2021

TMC Seminar (Online): “Biblical Narratives of Healing” with Ellen Davis, PhD and C. Kavin Rowe, PhD

Friday, November 5, 2021, 12PM | Online (Zoom)

Ellen F. Davis is Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School. The author of eleven books and many articles, her research interests focus on how biblical interpretation bears on the life of faith communities and their response to urgent public issues, particularly the ecological crisis and interfaith relations. Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture: An Agrarian Reading of the Bible (Cambridge University Press, 2009), integrates biblical studies with a critique of industrial agriculture and food… […]

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TMC Seminar (Online): “Thinking about Theology and Mental Health: Bible, Spirit, and Church” with John Swinton, PhD, RMN, RN

Friday, November 12, 2021, 12PM | Online (Zoom)

John Swinton is Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care and Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. For more than a decade John worked as a registered mental health nurse. He also worked for a number of years as a hospital and community mental health Chaplain alongside of people with severe mental health challenges who were moving from the hospital into the community. In 2004, he founded the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Spirituality, Health… […]

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