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Religious Studies Lecture Series Features Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman

Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Eboni Marshall Turman Speaks at SpelmanThe Spelman College Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will continue its 2021 Religious Studies Lecture Series on Thursday, March, 4 at 5 p.m., EST, with a virtual lecture featuring Eboni Marshall Turman, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology and African American religion at Yale University Divinity School.

Dr. Turman, who research interests include the varieties of 20th century US theological liberalisms, most especially Black and womanist theological, social ethical, and theo-aesthetic traditions, will engage the Spelman community in a lively and timely conversation about "Religion and Violence: A Womanist Theology."

In addition to several journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Turman is the author of Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon. Her current book project is tentatively titled, "Black Woman’s Burden: Male Power, Gender Violence, and the Scandal of African American Social Christianity," and she has recently begun preliminary research for her third monograph titled, "Loves the Spirit: The Black Womanist Theological Idea."  She is a 2018 recipient of the Inspire Yale award, and a 2018 recipient of the Yale University Bouchet Faculty Excellence award for research and teaching.


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