Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman Leaves Position at Duke Divinity School for Yale Divinity School

Eboni Marshall Turman

Eboni Marshall Turman comes to YDS as Assistant Professor of Theology and African American Religion. Dr. Marshall Turman is currently Assistant Research Professor of Theological Ethics and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School and serves as Director of the school’s Office of Black Church Studies.

Her research interests include womanist/feminist liberation theologies and ethics; the black radical tradition; black women and theological liberalisms; black womanist aesthetics; and dogmatics in the African American Christian tradition. An ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention, USA, she frequently preaches at churches around the country.

After earning her B.A. at Fordham University, Dr. Marshall Turman did her graduate work at Union Theological Seminary, earning her M.Div., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Christian Social Ethics. She is the author of Toward a Womanist Ethic of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon (link is external) (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013) and roughly a dozen scholarly articles and chapters. Her book A Womanist Companion is due out from Wipf & Stock in December 2016, and she is currently working on her next monograph, tentatively titled, Black Women’s Burden: Sexism, Sacred Witness, and Transforming the Moral Life of the Black Church.

For more on Dr. Marshall Turman, see her Duke Divinity faculty page.

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Source: Yale Divinity School News