TMC Seminars Fall 2016

This Fall, The Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative, in partnership with the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine at Duke, will continue the Theology, Medicine, and Culture Seminar Series. These seminars are regular gatherings of faculty, fellows, students, and others interested in the intersection of theology, medicine and culture. Formats include invited speakers, clinical case discussions, and colloquia for student research.

TMC Seminar Dates and Speakers Fall 2016

Esther Acolatse

September 16th – Life and Living: A View from Death and Dying
Esther Acolatse, PhD, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Pastoral Theology and World Christianity, Duke Divinity School




September 30th – A Conversation with John Swinton
John Swinton, PhD, RMN, RNMD, Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies, The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy at University
of Aberdeen


TMC FellowsOctober 21st – TMC Certificate Presentations




Randy Maddox

November 4th – A Theology of Care for the Body: Wesleyan Trajectories  
Randy Maddox, PhD, William Kellon Quick Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, Duke Divinity School



November 18th – Relieving Pain and Suffering: By What Authority?
Richard Payne, MD, Esther Colliflower Professor of Medicine and Divinity, Duke Divinity School



Karla Holloway

December 2nd – A Conversation with Karla Holloway
Karla Holloway, PhD, James B. Duke Professor of English, Professor of Law, and  Professor of Women’s Studies at Duke University