Rev. Angela Zimmann, Ph.D. serves as Vice-President of Advancement and adjunct professor of homiletics at ULS. Angela was a parish pastor for sixteen years, in Michigan and then overseas in Jerusalem, following her 1998 graduation from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She returned home to the Ridge in 2014. Pastor Angela is married to the Rev. Martin Otto Zimmann, Ph.D. They have two children, Seth (18) and Chelsea (14).
The Rev. James S. Dunlop was elected to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in June 2013.
Bishop Dunlop was ordained in 2005, and served as pastor of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Littlestown, PA. He received the Master’s of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary Gettysburg in 2005, and the Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from Gettysburg College in 1978.
Bishop Dunlop and his wife, Connie, a Special Educator in the Northern York School District, have three adult children, all married, and six grandchildren.
Bishop James S. Dunlop was born in Hackensack, New Jersey and was baptized in the Congregational Church in Hackensack. After graduating from Teaneck High School, he attended Gettysburg College in 1978, where he received a BA in Biology.
Before coming to McCormick, Dr. Williams taught ethics at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and Practical Theology at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. His book Bonhoeffer’s Black Jesus: Harlem Renaissance Theology and an Ethic of Resistance (Baylor University Press, 2014) was selected as a Choice Outstanding Title in 2015, in the field of religion. The book is an analysis of exposure to Harlem Renaissance intellectuals, and worship at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist on the German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, during his year of post-doctoral study at Union Seminary in New York, 1930-31.
Dr. Williams’ research interests include theological anthropology (Christian understanding of human beings), Christian ethics derived from interpretations of Jesus, race, politics and black church life. His current book project includes a religious critique of whiteness in the Harlem Renaissance. In addition, he is working on a popular commentary on the books of Joshua and Judges (belief series, Westminster/John Knox).
The Rev. Dr. Brooks Schramm teaches courses related to the study of the Holy Scriptures, more specifically the Old Testament and Hebrew language.
Mark A. Granquist is Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at Luther Seminary, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to this he taught in the Religion Department at St Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota (1992-2000) and at Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, Minnesota (2000-2007).
Tuesday, April 17th Reception, Documentary, Discussion
6:00 - 8:30 pm – Valentine # 206
Martin Doblmeier’s documentary Chaplains: On the Front Lines of Faith, illustrates how clergy of various faiths have been public church leaders for ages. As our culture evolves, so does the chaplain’s vocation.
To view the film and speak with academics, practicing chaplains and community members, join us for a light reception, screening of the 1-hour documentary, and discussion. Bring your friends!
View a Trailer at http://journeyfilms.com/chaplains.
More information on the flyer here.
Wednesday, April 18th
Thursday, April 19th
Ms. Fern Hagedorn
Rev. Dr. Susie Folks
Rev. Carmine Pernini
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