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Matthew Simpson Lecture in Religion

The Matthew Simpson Lecture in Religion is an annual lecture delivered by a nationally known scholar in the area of religion.

Dr. De La Torre, Miguel

2019 Matthew Simpson Lecture


Dr. Miguel de la Torre: “Resurrecting a Badass Christianity.”
October 10, 7:00 p.m.
Hubbell Hall in the Kent Campus Center

Amy Laura Hall

2018 Matthew Simpson Lecture


Dr. Amy Laura Hall: “Christian Ethics in Public”
October 9, 7:00 p.m.
Hubbell Hall in the Kent Campus Center

 

We welcome Dr. Amy Laura Hall, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Duke University. She is the author of Conceiving Parenthood: American Protestantism and the Spirit of Reproduction, Writing Home, with Love: Politics for Neighbors and Naysayers, and Kierkegaard and the Treachery of Love. Her just-published fourth book is Laughing at the Devil: Viewing the World with Julian of Norwich. 

1980 - Stanley Hauerwas 1999 - Roberta Bondi
1981 - John Dominic Crossan 2000 - Luke Timothy Johnson
1982 - Will Campbell 2001 - L. Gregory Jones
1983 - John Cobb 2002 - William H. Willimon
1984 - John Yoder 2003 - George Forell
1985 - Stephen Crites 2004 - Stanley Hauerwas
1986 - Martin Marty 2005 - Robin W. Lovin
1987 - Beverly Wildung Harrison 2006 - Gregory Boyd
1988 - Walter Brueggemann 2007 - Pamela Eisenbaum
1989 - Dan Maguire 2008 - Mark D. Jordan
1990 - James Cone 2009 - Teresa L. Fry Brown
1991 - Huston Smith 2010 - Grant Wacker
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1993 - Sharon Ringe 2012 - Anantanand Ramachan
1994 - Robert McAfee Brown 2013 - Amy-Jill Levine
1995 - Rebecca Chopp 2014 - Victoria Barnett
1996 - Phyllis Trible 2015 - Traci West
1997 - Marcus Borg 2016 - David Gushee
 1998 - Richard Hays 2017 - Barbara Newman