THEOLOGY & POETRY:
LANGUAGES THAT SHAPE THE SOUL

Saturday, May 3, 2003

The House of the Redeemer
7 East 95th Street
New York, NY

Program Presenters:

LEE BARRETT, Staeger Professor of Theology at Lan-
caster Theological Seminary. B.A., M.A., M.Div. , Ph.D.
Ph.D. from Yale U. Publications on the thought of Kierke- gaard ,and the intersection of classic Protestant theology and contemporary culture. Academic interests: the theo- logical interpretation of literature, film, and the visual arts.

ROBERT CORDING, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Holy Cross College. Four books of poetry,
the latest : Against Consolation(2002). Fellowships: NEA, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Bread Loaf. 1991,
Poet in Residence at The Frost Place, NH. Poems in The
Nation, Poetry, The Georgia, New England, Paris Reviews.

*RICHARD FOERSTER, Four books of poetry, the latest
Double Going (designated a Notable Book for 2002 by
National Book Critics Circle). Awards from The Nation and Poetry; fellowships from NEA. Maine Arts Commission, a full-year Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship 2001-2002. International Writer Scholarship in Australia, 2002.

*MARGARET GIBSON, Visiting Professor at University
of Connecticut since 1993. Eight books of poetry, lately Icon and Evidence (2001) and Autumn Grasses (2003).
The Vigil,, a finalist for the National Book Award, 1993. Grants from NEA, Connecticut Commission on the Arts; four Pulitzer nominations, two Pushcart prizes and others.

*DAVID JASPER, Anglican priest; Professor and Dean
of Divinity at Glasgow U. Founding Editor of Literature and Theology. Degrees in English(Cambridge) and Theology (Oxford) and Ph.D in Religion and Literature from the Uni-
versity of Durham. This semester: Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Iowa.

RIESS POTTERVELD, Prof. of Religion and President of Lancaster Theological Seminary. ( Formerly, Vice President
and Acting Dean of Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley).
B.A. from Trinity College, Hartford, M.Div. from Yale, M.A.
and Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate School. Honored for outstanding community service, working with the homeless.

*These presenters are ARC Fellows

 
             
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