PhD candidate at VU Amsterdam Jason Reimer Greig will lead a forum based on his doctoral work entitled "L'Arche, Time, and Being a Peace Church." Jason spent 11 years living in a L'Arche community and is particularly interested in accentuating its theological dimensions. He is a graduate of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary where he wrote a masters thesis that was subsequently expanded and published with Georgetown University Press as Reconsidering Intellectual Disability: L'Arche, Medical Ethics, and Christian Friendship. Please plan to join us for what promises to be an engaging discussion!
Allison Murray is a TMTC Associate and a PhD candidate at Emmanuel College, with previous degrees from Conrad Grebel University College and Wilfrid Laurier University. She is working on a dissertation entitled "Making, Marking, and Mandating Gender Roles: A History of Complementarian Theology, 1970-2010." Her scholars forum, entitled "Gender Performance as a Mark of Faith: Historical Parallels in Evangelical and Mennonite Communities," will draw on material from her thesis project. In addition to her doctoral work Allison has been a Teaching Fellow with Emmanuel College's Teaching for Ministry program and writes for the collaborative academic blog Women in Theology. Please plan to join us for what promises to be an engaging discussion!
Trent Voth, graduate student at Emmanuel College, will lead a forum based on his doctoral work entitled "Usurping the Cross: Mark's Peripeteia as Subversive Strategy," focusing specifically on Mark 8:27-9:1.