“H.D.’s Moravian Roots in Bethlehem”
Tuesday, February 26, 2019. 6:30-8:00 pm
Craig Atwood teaches courses in Moravian theology, Moravian history, the history of Christianity, religion in America, and history of Christian thought. In both the academic and church settings, Atwood is helping the broader Christian community rediscover the riches of the Moravian theological heritage, especially the radical aspects of Zinzendorf’s theology. He has published on concepts like the motherhood of the Holy Spirit, spiritual androgyny, Moravian mysticism, pacifism, and Moravian radicalism.
“Challenging Limited Understandings of Gender and Sexuality”
Wednesday, March 6, 2019. 6:30-8:00 pm
Mary Foltz specializes in contemporary American literature with a specific focus on ecocriticism, postmodern fiction and theory, and queer fiction and theory. Foltz teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that connect the study of literature to problems facing our local communities and world; thus, courses engage with the important issues of our time such as environmental devastation, innovation in science and technology, identity and difference, racism and violence, and sex and gender.