SFTS and the Alumni Council are always thrilled to host our annual Alumni Reunion Weekend, bringing together the seminary community for a time of communion, fellowship and remembrance. In 2013, the Class of 1988 will celebrate its 25th reunion and the Class of 1963 will celebrate its 50th reunion.
Alumni Reunion Weekend is complemented by the annual T.V. Moore Lectures and the Faith & the Common Good Lecture.
We are excited to announce that the Rev. Dr. Andrea C. White, Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, and Associated Faculty in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Graduate Division of Religion, will join us as the new T.V. Moore Lectures speaker, replacing Dr. Kathryn Tanner who is no longer able to attend.
White specializes in constructive Christian theology, womanist theology, and postmodern religious thought. Her book projects include The Back of God: A Theology of Otherness in Karl Barth and Paul Ricoeur and Black Women’s Bodies and God Politics: A Womanist Theology of Personhood, which has been awarded The Louisville Institute First Book Grant for Minority Scholars as well as the Lilly Theological Research Faculty Fellowship from the Association of Theological Schools.
She has given keynote addresses and invited lectures at The University of Chicago, University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia, Agnes Scott College, Chicago Theological Seminary, Garrett-Evangelical Seminary, Graduate Theological Union, Luther Seminary, and Yale Divinity School, and preaches at various local congregations in Atlanta, Chicago, and New York.
She serves on the executive board of the Society for the Study of Black Religion, she is co-chair of the Black Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion, and is a member of the Collegium for African American Research. She has worked with The Carter Center’s Human Rights Defenders Policy Forum on Faith, Belief, and the Advancement of Women’s Human Rights and serves on the Committee on Teaching About the United Nations
She earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors in philosophy from Oberlin College, a Master of Divinity from Yale University Divinity School with a concentration in philosophy of religion, and a Ph.D. in theology from The University of Chicago Divinity School.
She is an ordained American Baptist minister having served in New York as pastor of Aldrich Baptist Church, a hospice chaplain, chaplain at a residential school for children and adults with developmental disabilities, as well as minister of adult Christian education at The University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. She is also a violinist.
2013 Alumni Reunion Photo Gallery
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