News & Events
April 18-19, 2017
Re-Imagining: Revisited and Revived
Join the Bingham Center on April 18 at 4:00 p.m. in the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein Library when distinguished historian Dr. Sara M. Evans, WC’ 66, will provide a history of the Re-Imagining Movement nearly 25 years after 2000+ theologians, clergy, and laity assembled at the first Re-Imagining conference to address injustices to women and promote equal partnership with men at all levels of religious life.
On April 19 at noon in the Forum for Scholars and Publics (Old Chemistry Building 011), Dr. Evans and feminist theologian Dr. Sherry Jordon will introduce the new Re-Imagining Community web portal and facilitate a conversation on the future of the Re-Imagining Movement.
Light lunch served. Co-Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke; the Duke Divinity School; the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University; the Duke University Chapel; the Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South.
April 24, 2017
Women, Ritual, and Power: Placing Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship
Free online book discussion of Women, Ritual, and Power: Placing Female Imagery of God in Christian Worship
by Elizabeth Ursic
April 24, 2017 at 5:30 pm PT/ 8:30 pm ET
Discussion participants: Dr. Elizabeth Ursic and Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune
The Meaningful Voices Book Club is designed to foster conversations between advocates, clergy, seminary students, and lay leaders on the role of faith in our lives, the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence and the ramifications of violence on individuals, our faith communities, and the wider culture. The online book discussions, blogs and chats will also increase awareness of what individuals can do to support victims and respond effectively and sensitively to victims/survivors, their families, and abusers. By reading and talking about significant books, we can create an international discussion for those doing this important work.