Millicent C. Feske, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Theology Program
Specializations: Contemporary Christian Theologies, Feminist and Liberation Theologies
Office: Bellarmine 211
Phone: 610-660-1866
Email: mfeske@sju.edu


Education

  • B.S., 1975, Centenary College of Louisiana
  • M. Div., 1980, Candler School of Theology, Emory University
  • Ph.D., 1992, Emory University.

Professional Experience

Program director, M.A. in Theology and Society; Member of The American Academy of Religion and the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church (retired from full connection).

Publications

  • “Rachel’s Lament: Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care with Those Experiencing Infertility and Pregnancy Loss,” Journal of Pastoral Theology, 22/1 (2012): 3.1-3.17.
  • "Feminist Theologies and the Possibility of God Talk," Quarterly Review 22/2 (Summer 2002): 138-152.
  • “Christ and Suffering in Moltmann,” The Asbury Theological Journal55/1 (Spring 2000): 85-104.
  • “History, Hermeneutics, and the Historical Jesus,” Quarterly Review 19/2 (Summer 1999): 115-133.
  • “Mistaking Death for Life: Thelma and Louise and Tashi and the Christian Construction of Redemption,” The Journal of Religion and Abuse: Advocacy, Pastoral Care and Prevention 1/1(1999): 15-35.

Research

Contemporary interpretations of Jesus as Christ and meanings of salvation, with particular attention to feminist and liberation Christologies; feminist theology; utopia and imagination; infertility and pregnancy loss as theological issues; Karl Rahner's theological anthropology; writing as a spiritual practice.

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