Six black women at the center of gravity in theological education
Jul 12, 2017

This year, several black women have made history in theological education. They are individuals who, for the most part, are already trailblazers in a field where historically, black women are rarely considered authorities on topics from preaching, to pastoral care, to systematic theology, to Biblical Hermeneutics -that’s biblical interpretation. The article features Emilie Townes, dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School and the following Vanderbilt Graduate School alumnae: Keri Day, PhD’09, Barbara Holmes, PhD, and Kimberly Russaw, MA’10, PhD’16.