In the Public Square

“The Way Forward in the United Methodist Church,” Panel discussion hosted by the Religious Studies department, April 19, 2018.


“Using Religion? Higher Ed, Vocation, and Systemic Justice,” Religion and Its Publics:

Response to “Using Religion?,” by Dr. Hannah Schell (Monmouth College):

Institute for Civic and Professional Engagement, Faculty Spotlight (Jan 2018):


Essential Trinitarianism: Schleiermacher as Trinitarian Theologian (Bloomsbury, 2017), at the American Academy of Religion 2017 and the Millsaps Library

baccalaureate invocation 2016

Baccalaureate Invocation and Benediction, May 2016

baccalaureate 2016

Baccalaureate 2016

The Religious Studies Department issues public opposition to HB1523:

Half the Sky

First-year Millsaps students and I reflect on the oppression of women and girls locally and globally after reading Half the Sky, by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

Callie Rush

Meet one of my students who is undertaking a Faith and Work minor and working with the Human Rights Campaign (

Photo by Kelsey Stone

Meet a Religious Studies Major who reflects on taking my course, Christian Liberation: Race and Sex, Fall 2014 (

Lecture by Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, “The Push for Full Equality: LGBT in the South” with panel respondents, 2014

We Do Campaign, 2014

We Do Campaign, 2014

Dialogue Institute Award

Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, 2013-2014

Open Letter from Millsaps College and Tougaloo College Regarding SB2681:

The letter was recently incorporated into a Resolution by Mississippi’s United Methodist Church: