Theological E-Forum (Eden Online Forum)

“The Progressive Christian Movement
During Times of Crisis and  Transformation”

Eden Theological Seminary faculty and participants reflect on resources from their academic areas in the context of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Join the conversation through these recordings.

March 19  “Theological Resources in a Pandemic”
Presenter: Dr. David Greenhaw, President

March 26 “Theological Learnings from Past Public Catastrophes”
Presenters: Dr. Kristen Leslie, Professor of Pastoral Care & Theology
& Dr. Mary Schaller Blaufuss, Vice President for Advancement

April 2 “Lemonade from Lemons?  Recognizing, Reclaiming, and
Re-imagining Faith Formation at Home and Remotely”
Presenters: Dr. Laurel Koepf-Taylor, Associate Professor of Old Testament & Sally Thomas, Christian Educator/Eden D.Min. Student

April 9 “The 7 Last Words – Celebrating Black Church Perspectives and Traditions” Sponsored by the Eden Black Alumni Association
Introduction: Rev. Christopher Ware
Proclamation by: Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker, Rev. Traci Blackmon, Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, Rev. Gabrielle Kennedy, Rev. Dr. Nelson Pierce, Rev. Aaron Rogers, Rev. Dr. Anthony L.D. Scott

April 16th “Virtual Hallelujahs: Faith Communities are Singing and Making Community On-Line”
Presenters: Paul Vasile, Eden’s Music Director, Dr. Tony McNeill, Director of Choral Activities, Clinton College, Rock Hill, SC, Dr. Sarah Bereza, Minister of Music, First Congregational Church of St. Louis

April 23rd “Psalms for a Pandemic”
Presenter: Dr. Clint McCann,
Evangelical Professor of Biblical Interpretation

April 30th “Faith-Based Community Organizing”
Metropolitan Congregations United

May 7th “Faithful Stewardship in the Time of Pandemic”
Rev. Steve Lawler, director, Walker Leadership Institute & Dr. Walter Collier, guest presenter

May 14th “Being Christian in an Interfaith World”
Presenter: Dr. Damayanthi Niles,
Professor of Constructive Theology

May 21st “Isolation & Spiritual Growth: A Journey to the Desert”
Presenter:  Dr. Adam Ployd
Assistant Professor of Church History and Historical Theology