Embodied Theology


More Resources for a Deeply Formed Spiritual Life

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Deep Sorrow, Deep Joy

A holistic theology of mission shapes Lacey Lanier’s approach to nursing, as she tends to sick and suffering children in the NICU.

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Abuelita Faith, with Kat Armas

Kat Armas speaks about the profound wisdom and lived theologies of the women who have come before us—in our families, in history, and in the Bible.

Willie Jennings

Doctrines of Creation

Willie Jennings, alongside other voices, calls for a doctrine of creation shaped by a shared, Christ-centered vision of dwelling and belonging for all.

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Willie Jennings on Shared Perceiving

In his lecture “The Path of Shared Perceiving,” Willie Jennings speaks of how a Christian doctrine of creation requires a shared work, between Jewish and Gentile believers, of perceiving a world of belonging and interconnectedness with all creatures.

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Willie Jennings on Building Home

In his lecture “Perceiving, Dwelling, and Creating Communion,” Willie Jennings warns against commodification and objectification, and looks to how we might move toward a life of communion and reciprocity.

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Response | Erin Dufault-Hunter on The Work of Dwelling Together

In her response to Willie Jennings’s lecture “Perceiving, Dwelling, and Creating Communion,” Erin Dufault-Hunter reflects on the work it takes to be transformed to neighborliness—while naming the beauty and grace that comes with it.

Alexia Salvatierra

Alexia Salvatierra on Integral Mission

Alexia Salvatierra, assistant professor of integral mission and global transformation, shares about her personal journey of faith, the centrality of justice to the gospel, and the importance of holistic mission to contemporary theological education.

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The Possibilities of Place

David Leong, associate professor of missiology at Seattle Pacific University and Seminary, writes about the reconciling ministry of committing to a place and investing in its community.

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Reclaiming Place in a Disengaged World: An Interview with Eric O. Jacobsen

Eric O. Jacobsen, pastor and author, converses with Jude Tiersma Watson, associate professor of urban mission, about the significance of rootedness and the impact of built environments on communities.

Fuller Sermons

Open the Door | Jaclyn Williams and Cate McCrory


Jaclyn Williams and Cate McCrory, former chapel interns, preach an Eastertide sermon about how God’s embodied peace and love meets us in the midst of fear and doubt.

Response | Daniel D. Lee on Christian Identity and Decolonization

Daniel D. Lee, assistant provost for the Center for Asian American Theology and Ministry, responds to Thema Bryant-Davis’s lecture “Wisdom from Womanist Psychology.”


Response | Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen on Mind and Matter

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God’s Concern for Integral Health | Lisseth Rojas-Flores

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Lisseth Rojas-Flores, associate professor of clinical psychology, speaks about the church’s mission to care holistically for the vulnerable and marginalized.

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Voices on Sports

Erin Dufault Hunter on mortality

Erin Dufault-Hunter on Mortality

Research by Denise Klitsie

The Brain, Religion, and Baseball: Revisited

Portrait of Fuller Seminary faculty member Tommy Givens

To Live and Die Well


My Father’s Body

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“The Unanswered Question,” by John Frame, part of a sweeping

What Are Human Beings? Perspectives from Science and Scripture

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Reflections on a Music Worship Leader Embodiment Project


Spiritual Flourishing and Embodied Life