Nancy R. Howell

 Nancy R. Howell
Address5123 East Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64127

Professor of Theology and Philosophy of Religion, Saint Paul School of Theology

B.S., College of William and Mary,
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary,
M.A., Claremont Graduate School,
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School,

Discipline or Specialty

  • Science (genetics, ecology, primatology), philosophy of religion and theology
  • Feminist, womanist, mujerista theory and theology
  • Cultural diversity and philosophy of religion and theology
  • Whiteheadian philosophy and theology

Representative Courses Taught

  • Advanced Praxis Seminar: Theology in Black and White (Recipient of the Faith as a Way of Life Award from Yale Divinity School, 2007)
  • Prophetic Ministry (Doctor of Ministry Program)
  • Seminar in Theological Studies: Process Theology
  • Science, Theology, and Ministry
  • Introduction to Systemic Theology

Current Projects

  • “Relations between Homosapiens and Other Animals: Scientific and Religious Arguments,” for Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (Oxford University Press).
  • “Implications of Science for Religious Life,” for American Journal of Theology and Philosophy.
  • “Living in the Matrix, A Whiteheadian Ecofeminist Alternative to Hierarchy,” for Process Studies.

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