In addition to her role as Biblical Scholar in Residence at Marble, Dr. Julie Faith Parker is a Visiting Scholar at Union Theological Seminary. She was awarded the Ph.D. with distinction in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible from Yale University. Dr. Parker also holds degrees from Hamilton College (B.A.; Phi Beta Kappa), Union Theological Seminary in New York City (M.Div.), and Yale Divinity School (S.T.M). She has taught as a professor of biblical studies at General Theological Seminary (NYC) and Trinity Lutheran Seminary (Columbus, Ohio), in addition to teaching at Yale Divinity School, Fordham University, Colby College, and New York Theological Seminary, where her students were incarcerated in Sing Sing Prison. An ordained minister in the United Methodist Church, she has worked full-time in both congregational and campus ministry. Dr. Parker has published many academic articles and authored or edited eight books, including, most recently, Eve Isn’t Evil: Feminist Readings of the Bible to Upend Our Assumptions.
Eve Isn’t Evil by Dr. Julie Faith Parker Book Launch
“Tackles scripture from a broad-thinking, feminist perspective... Smart and impressive.” - Publishers Weekly
You are invited to a dinner and book signing! Dr. Julie Faith Parker will launch her latest book, Eve Isn’t Evil: Feminist Readings of the Bible to Upend Our Assumptions. First, we will gather for supper. Then Dr. Parker will introduce us to her book, Eve Isn’t Evil.
Intertwining academic knowledge and candid, personal, and sometimes humorous stories, Julie Faith Parker helps readers engage biblical texts with both mind and heart--to learn the Bible’s stories, explore theological ideas, question common assumptions, develop interpretive skills, and grow in faith. Come and hear how Dr. Parker was called to write this book, as well as what she hopes this book might do for you.
Dinner in Room 307, 6:00pm ($25); Program in the Sanctuary, also on Zoom, 7:00pm.
Those in attendance will be able to purchase copies of Eve Isn’t Evil for the discounted price of $20 and have them personally inscribed by Dr. Parker.