Melanie A. May


 Melanie A. May

E-mailmmay@crcds.edu
Address1100 South Goodman Street
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone585-271-1320
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Vice President for Academic Life Dean of Faculty and John Price Crozer Professor of Theology, Colgate Rochester Divinity School/Bexley Hall/Crozer Theological Seminary

B.A., Manchester College,
M.Div., Harvard Divinity School,
A.M., Harvard University,
Ph.D., Harvard University,

Vice-Moderator of the World Council of Churches Commission on Faith and Order (through 2005); member of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA Commission on Faith and Order (through 2000); locally, a member of the Rochester Women’s Network; give lectures in various settings locally and elsewhere.

Research Interests
Women in ministry, possibilities and problems; theological reflection on our culture of hate and the God of love; the Great War and the birth of twentieth century theology; ecumenical theology, especially understandings of “unity;” “place” as theological subject.

Courses Taught
Introduction to Contemporary Christian Theology; Women in the Worldwide Church; Pornography, Prostitution, and the Iconography of Women in the Christian Tradition; Christian Theological Responses to Religious Pluralism; Theological Perspectives on Power, Authority, and Abuse; Women in Ministry: Possibilities and Problems; Violence Against Women in Religious Perspective and Practice.

Recent Publications
A Body Knows: A Theopoetics of Death and Resurrection

Denomination: American Baptist Churches, U.S.A.

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