Professor Shanell T. Smith to Speak at Bible Conference

Shanell T. Smith, Associate Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, will be a featured speaker at the 2018 Bible Conference at New York Theological Seminary.

The conference takes places from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Nov. 5, 2018, at the Interchurch Center, Sockman Lounge, 475 Riverside Drive, New York.

This year’s conference topic is “Womanist Biblical Hermeneutics: Theology and Praxis.” For more information, visit this link.

About the Conference:

New York Theological Seminary was historically a space in which many of the early Womanist theologians shared their research and reflections on how the experiences of African American women relate to the construction and practice of theologies and ministries in the Christian tradition as well as other religious expressions. Recently, several biblical scholars have analyzed the history and practice of Womanist theology with relation to methods and sources for biblical hermeneutics. This conference presents some of their work as well as how Womanist hermeneutics has impacted ministry practices in religious education, youth ministry and social justice.

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