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Welcome to the Yale Divinity School Media Guide. This directory lists faculty members who are experts in particular topics or fields of inquiry. Topics are arranged alphabetically and cross-listed where appropriate.

To learn more about the faculty members, click on their names to go to their personal pages. To request more information or to arrange an interview, pleace contact Gustav Spohn, Director of Communications and Publications, at (203) 432-3466.

Click on the letters below to choose the topic:

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Abortion

(see Reproductive Rights)

Thomas Ogletree
Gene Outka

 

 

Adolescents

Margot Fassler
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

African-American History/Theology

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Yolanda Smith
Harry Stout
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

Aging and pastoral Care  
     

American Government

(see Democracy, Public Policy)
Harry Stout
Thomas Ogletree

 

 

American History

Margot Fassler
Lamin Sanneh
Harry Stout
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

American Religious History

Margot Fassler
Harry Stout
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Ancient Greece and Rome

Harold Attridge

 

 

Anglican

Christopher Beeley
Joseph Britton
Carolyn Sharp
Bryan Spinks

 

 

Antiquity

(see Early Christianity, Hebrew Bible, Judaism, New Testament, Old Testament)
Harold Attridge
John Collins

 

 

Apocalypse

(see Revelation, Book of)
John Collins
Jeremy Hultin
Jaime Lara
Robert Wilson

 

 

Art and Architecture

(see Film)
Margot Fassler
Jaime Lara

 

 

Art of Preaching

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Assisted Suicide

(see Medicine/Medical Ethics)

Frederick J. Streets

 

 


 

Baptist

Yolanda Smith
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Bible

Harold Attridge
Adela Collins
John Collins
Margot Fassler
Jeremy Hultin
Robert Wilson

 

 

Bioethics/Biomedical Ethics

(see Medicine/Medical Ethics)
Gene Outka
Frederick Simmons
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Black Church

(see African American History and Theology)
Yolanda Smith
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

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Calvin

Bruce Gordon
Thomas Ogletree
Harry Stout

 

 

Catholic Church/Theology

(see Roman Catholic Church)
John Collins
Margot Fassler
Jaime Lara
Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Child Abuse

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Children

Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Choral Music

Margot Fassler

 

 

Christianity, Christian Theology

(see Christology, Medieval Studies, Theology)
Joseph Britton
Siobhán Garrigan

Miroslav Volf

 

 

Christology

Christopher Beeley

Miroslav Volf

 

 

Church Fathers

Christopher Beeley
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Church History

Harry Stout

 

 

Church and State


Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets
Harry Stout

 

 

Circumcision

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Civil Rights Movement

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Civil Society

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Harry Stout
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Civil Unions

(see Gay and Lesbian Issues)

 

 

Civil War, American

Harry Stout

 

 

Clergy


Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Colonialism

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Community Development

(see Faith-based Community Development)

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Community Organizing

Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Conflict Resolution

(see Human Rights, International Affairs)
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Congregationalism

(see Protestantism)
Harry Stout
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Counseling

(see Pastoral Counseling)
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Cults

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Culture


Emilie M. Townes

 

 

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Da Vinci Code (book), The

Harold Attridge

     
Dead Sea Scrolls   John Collins

 

 

Death and Dying


Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Death Penalty

Harold Attridge

 

 

Democracy

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Domestic Abuse

Frederick J. Streets

 

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Early Christianity

Harold Attridge
Christopher Beeley
Jeremy Hultin
Bryan Spinks

 

 

Eastern Orthodox Churches

Bryan Spinks
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Ecology

(see Environment)
Willis Jenkins
Frederick Simmons
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Economics

(see Faith-Based Community Development)

Thomas Ogletree
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Ecumenism

(see Interfaith Relations)
Joseph Britton
Siobhán Garrigan
Thomas Ogletree
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Education

(see Theological Education)
Siobhán Garrigan
Lamin Sanneh
Yolanda Smith
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Environment

Willis Jenkins
Frederick Simmons
Miroslav Volf
John Grim
Mary Evelyn Tucker

 

 

Episcopal Church

Christopher Beeley
Joseph Britton
Carolyn Sharp
Bryan Spinks

 

 

Ethics

John Hare
Willis Jenkins
Thomas Ogletree
Gene Outka
Frederick Simmons
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Europe

Joseph Britton
Margot Fassler

 

 

Evangelical Theology

Jeremy Hultin
Frederick J. Streets
Harry Stout
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Evangelism

(see Pentecostalism)
Yolanda Smith
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Evolution,Theory

 

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Faith-Based Community Development

(see Community Development)

Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Faith-Based Initiative



Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Family

(see Adolescents, Children)

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Feminism/Feminist Theology

(see Gender, Womanism/Womanist Theology, Women and Religion)

Siobhán Garrigan

Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Film

(see Art)
Margot Fassler

 

 

Foreign Policy/Foreign Relations

(see International Affairs)
Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Fundamentalism

Lamin Sanneh
Harry Stout
Miroslav Volf


 

Gay and Lesbian Issues

Siobhán Garrigan
Thomas Ogletree
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Gender

(see Feminism/Feminst Theology, Womanism/Womanist Theology, Women and Religion)

Siobhán Garrigan

Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Genetics

(see Medicine/Medical Ethics)

 

 

Globalization


Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Gnosticism

Harold Attridge

 

Gospel

(see Evangelism, New Testament)
Jeremy Hultin
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

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Habermas

(see Ireland)
Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Health and Healing

(see Medicine/Medical Ethics)

Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Hebrew Bible

(see Judaism/Jewish History,
Old Testament)

Carolyn Sharp
Robert Wilson

 

 

Historical Jesus

Harold Attridge
Jeremy Hultin

 

 

HIV/AIDS


Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Holocaust

(see Jewish-Christian Relations)

 

 

Homiletics

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Homelessness

(see Faith-based Community Development, Urban Ministry)
Willis Jenkins
Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Homosexuality

(see Gay and Lesbian Issues)

Thomas Ogletree

 

 

Housing

(see Faith-based Community DevelopmentUrban Ministry)

 

 

Human Rights


Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets

 

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Icons/Iconography

(see Art and Architecture, Eastern Orthodox Churches)
Jaime Lara

 

 

Immigration

Harry Stout

 

 

Indigenous Peoples/Religions

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Interfaith Relations

(see Ecumenism, Islam, Jewish-Christian Relations)
Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

International Affairs

(see Conflict Resolution)
Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Ireland

(see Habermas)
Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Islam

(see Qur'an, Sufism)
Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Israel

(see Middle East)

 

 

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Jewish-Christian Relations

Harold Attridge
Margot Fassler

 

 

Jonathan Edwards

Harry Stout
Ken Minkema

 

 

Judaism/Jewish History

(see Hebrew Bible, Old Testament)

 

 

Just-War Theory

Harold Attridge
Thomas Ogletree
Gene Outka

Harry Stout

 

 

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Koran

(see Qu'ran, Islam)

 

 

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Latin America

Jaime Lara
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Latino Issues and Religion

Jaime Lara

 

 

Law

Siobhán Garrigan
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Liberation Theory

Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Literary Criticism

(see Bible, Hebrew Bible, Literature, New Testament, Old Testament)

Carolyn Sharp

 

 

Literature

 

 

Liturgy

(see Worship)
Margot Fassler
Siobhán Garrigan

Bryan Spinks

 

 

Luther, Martin

(see Reformation)
Paul Stuehrenberg
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Lutheran

Bruce Gordon
Gene Outka
Paul Stuehrenberg

 

 

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Mark, Gospel of

(see New Testament)
Adela Collins

 

 

Mariology, Mary

Margot Fassler

 

 

Medicine/Medical Ethics

(see Reproductive Rights)
Frederick Simmons
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Medieval Studies

Margot Fassler

 

 

Methodist

Donald H. Kirkham
Thomas Ogletree

 

 

Middle Ages

(see Medieval Studies)
Margot Fassler

 

 

Middle East

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Milton

 

 

Ministry


Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Missions History, Missiology

(see Colonialism)
Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Moral Development



Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Multiculturalism


Jaime Lara
Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Musicology

Margot Fassler
Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Muslims

(see Islam, Qur'an, Sufism)
Lamin Sanneh

 

 

 

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Nationalism

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Native American Spirituality

(see Indigenous Peoples/Religions)
Harry Stout

 

 

New Testament

Harold Attridge
Jeremy Hultin

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Old Testament

(see Hebrew Bible)
John Collins

Carolyn Sharp
Robert Wilson

 

 

Ordination of Women

(see Women's Leadership)

Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Orthodox Christianity

(see Eastern Orthodox Churches)
Christopher Beeley
Bryan Spinks
Miroslav Volf

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Pacificism

(see Human Rights)
Thomas Ogletree
Gene Outka
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick Simmons
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Pastoral Counseling

(see Counseling, Health and Healing, Ministry)
Kristen Leslie
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Paul,Apostle

Harold Attridge
Jeremy Hultin

 

 

Pentecostalism

(see Evangelism)
Lamin Sanneh
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Philosophy and Religion

Siobhán Garrigan
John Hare
Thomas Ogletree

 

 

Pilgrimage

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Pluralism

(see Democracy, Multiculturalism, Interfaith Relations)

Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Politics and Religion

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Harry Stout
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes
Miroslav Volf

     
Pope Benedict XVI   (see Cardinal Ratzinger)
     
Pope John Paul II   (see Roman Catholic Church, Cardinal Ratzinger, Benedict XVI)
Harold Attridge

 

 

Popular Culture

(see Media Culture)


Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Postmodernism

Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Prayer

Siobhán Garrigan

Yolanda Smith
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Preaching


Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Presbyterian



Harry Stout

 

 

Priesthood

(see Hebrew Bible, Ministry, Ordination of Women, Women's Leadership)

 

 

Protestantism

Bruce Gordon
Harry Stout

 

 

Protestant Theology

Bryan Spinks
Harry Stout
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Psychology and Religion

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Public Health

(see Health and Healing, Medicine/Medical Ethics)
Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Public Policy


Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Puritanism

Margot Fassler
Harry Stout

 

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Qur'an

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Qumran

(see Hebrew Bible, Old Testament)
John Collins

 

 

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Race

(see African American History/Theology, Latino Issues and Religion, Liberation Theory, Multiculturalism, Womanism/Womanist Theology)
Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Rape

(see Counseling, Pastoral Conunseling)
Kristen Leslie

 

 

Ratzinger, Cardinal (Pope Benedict XVI)   (see Roman Catholic Church)
Miroslav Volf
     

Reading

(see Literacy, Literature, Writing)
Carolyn Sharp

 

 

Reformation

(see Luther, Protestantism)
Bruce Gordon

 

 

Refugees

(see Immigration)
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Religion and Literature

Margot Fassler

 

 

Religion and Politics

Siobhán Garrigan
Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh

Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Religious Liberty

(see Church and State, Human Rights)

Thomas Ogletree
Lamin Sanneh
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Religious Right

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Reproductive Rights

 

 

Revelation, Book of

(see Apocalypse)
Adela Collins

 

 

Ritual

Margot Fassler
Siobhán Garrigan
Jaime Lara

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Roman Catholic Church

(see Catholic Church/Theology)
John Collins

Margot Fassler
Jaime Lara
Lamin Sanneh

 

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Sacrifice

Lamin Sanneh
Bryan Spinks

 

 

Saints

(see Mariology, Mary, Paul)
Margot Fassler

 

 

Science and Technology

(see Medicine/Medical Ethics)

 

 

Sermon

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Sex Abuse Scandal in Clergy

 

 

Sexual Assault/Violence

(see Counseling, Pastoral Conunseling)
Kristen Leslie

 

 

Sexual Ethics


Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Sexual Misconduct


Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Social Ethics

Thomas Ogletree
Frederick Simmons
Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Social Justice


Siobhán Garrigan
Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Street
Emilie M. Townes
Miroslav Volf

 

 

Sociology of Religion

Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Spirituality

Christopher Beeley

Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Suffering

Frederick J. Streets
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Sufism

(see Islam)
Lamin Sanneh

 

 

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Teaching

(see Education, Theological Education)
Yolanda Smith

 

 

Technology

 

 

 

Terrorism

Siobhán Garrigan
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Theological Education

(see Education)
Joseph Britton
Siobhán Garrigan


Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Theology

Christopher Beeley
Siobhán Garrigan

Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

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United Methodism   Donald H. Kirkham

 

 

United Nations

Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Urban Ministry and Religion

Frederick J. Streets

 

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Virgin of Guadalupe

(see Latino Issues and Religion)
Jaime Lara

 

 

Virgin Mary

(see Mariology, Mary)
Margot Fassler

 

 

Voting

(see Democracy)
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

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War

Gene Outka
Harry Stout
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Wesley, John and Charles

Donald H. Kirkham

     
Womanism/Womanist Theology  

Yolanda Smith
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Women and Religion

Siobhán Garrigan
Emilie M. Townes

 

 

Women's Leadership


Siobhán Garrigan

 

 

Work


Thomas Ogletree
Frederick J. Streets
Miroslav Volf

 

 

World Christianity

Lamin Sanneh
Paul Stuehrenberg

 

 

World Religions

Lamin Sanneh

 

 

Worship

Margot Fassler
Siobhán Garrigan
Jaime Lara
Bryan Spinks
Frederick J. Streets

 

 

Writing

(see Literature, Literacy)
Frederick J. Streets

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