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Disorientation and Reorientation | Brad Strawn

Brad Strawn reflects on a psalm of lament and on how disorientation—in community and with God—is a crucial part of our journeys of faith and of our time in seminary in particular.

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Rethinking Church

Fuller scholars investigate the role of the church in the world today, reflecting on how leaders and communities can collectively contribute to the transformative work of God in their local contexts.

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Benediction: Kingdom Vision

At Fuller Arizona, faculty, staff, and students witness the presence and work of God’s Spirit as they experience a season of renewal.

Soong Chan Rah

Speaking the Voice of God in the World

Soong-Chan Rah talks about the role seminary education plays in creating a counternarrative to dysfunctional narratives in society—one that speaks God’s voice into the world.

Andy Root

Time, Teaching, and Theology

Andrew Root explores historical and modern understandings of the relationship between the passing of time and embodiment, reflecting on the ways in which these views impact present-day education and congregational life.

Janette Ok

Embodying Diversity

Janette Ok discusses how the interplay between intersectional identities and embodiment has an impact on students’ thriving and success in educational settings.

Trey Clarke

The Preacher and Holistic Formation

Trey Clark talks about preaching as a bodily act and reflects on an embodied approach to forming preachers, which recognizes history, experience, and real world contexts.

Robert Choa Romero

A Pedagogy of Cultural Belonging and Praxis

Robert Chao Romero explores critical tools for scholarship and pedagogy—taking Critical Race Theory as an example—that recognize the diversity and fullness of the whole body of Christ

Cynthia Erikson and Alexia Salvatierra

A Sacred Relationality

Cynthia Eriksson and Alexia Salvatierra reflect on their relational experience of interdisciplinary team teaching and the benefits that multiple perspectives have on encouraging students’ broader understanding of calling and mission.

Wilomer Villacort

Educational Embodiment

Wilmer G. Villacorta discusses underlying assumptions about teaching and learning, and explores how taking an embodied approach to classroom pedagogy—in person and online—can effectively meet students’ needs.

Erin Dufaut Hunter

The Goodness of the Body

Erin Dufault-Hunter explores how the forces of capitalism and consumerism affect how we view the value and worth of our bodies, and how a theological perspective can counter their impact.

David Taylor and Kutter Callaway

A New Way Forward

David Taylor and Kutter Callaway discuss the changes made to the Payton Lectures in light of ongoing virtual divides and disembodiment, the intention behind the series, and lessons learned for academic conferences in the future.

Frontiers in Theological Education

Frontiers in Theological Education

Reflecting on embodiment and pedagogy through various scholarly lenses—including theology, psychology, missiology, ethics, and homiletics—Fuller scholars consider the question, “What is the future of theological education in a digital age?”

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The 2022 Payton Lectures

In an innovative approach to Fuller’s traditional lecture series format, nine scholars engage in a series of roundtable discussions on the future of theological education in a digital era. These conversations became the basis for the presentations in this FULLER dialogues series.

David Emmanuel Goatley

Living the Gospel, with David Emmanuel Goatley

As he begins his role as Fuller’s new president, David Emmanuel Goatley shares about his own Christian formation, the apostolic mission of the church, and the task of theological education in the world today.

Stan Long

A Better Story | A Conversation with Stan Long

Stan Long reflects on the many challenges Black faculty and students faced in predominantly White institutions in the 90s and still face today, while looking hopefully forward because of the progress that has been made.

Velma Union

What God Has Written On My Heart | A Conversation with Velma Union

Velma Union describes the institutional and ecclesiastical support needed by Black church studies programs, while also emphasizing the importance of listening to God in faithful community.

Ralph Watkins

Advancing the Work | A Conversation with Ralph Watkins

Ralph Watkins shares about the lack of Black theological voices in seminary curricula, the struggle of Black scholars in the academy, and the sustaining love of the Black Church.

Dwight Radcliff

You Belong Here | A Conversation with Dwight Radcliff

Dwight Radcliff talks about the history and mission of Fuller’s Pannell Center and the part he now plays in the important work of forming Black students and Black leaders.

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Behind the Scenes: The First Conversation with Dwight Radcliff

In this behind the scenes interview, Dwight Radcliff shares about his own journey of theological education and his work with Fuller’s William E. Pannell Center for Black Church Studies.

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Editor’s Note: What’s Next

Jerome Blanco, FULLER magazine editor in chief, introduces FULLER magazine #21, the “What’s Next” issue.