Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Rev. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Address5757 South University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Professor of Theology, Chicago Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Duke University,
M.Div., Duke Divinity School,
B.A., Smith College,

Ph.D. , Duke University; Master of Divinity (Summa Cum Laude), Duke Divinity School; B.A., Smith College

Author: Casting Stones: Prostitution and Liberation in Asia and the United States with Rita Nakashima Brock (Fortress, 1996); The New Testament and Psalms: An Inclusive Translation (Oxford University Press, 1995)

The Reverend Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, Ph.D. works in the area of contextual theologies of liberation, specializing in issues of violence and violation.

In 1999, Orbis Press published the 10th anniversary edition of Lift Every Voice: Constructing Christian Theologies from the Underside, a work Thistlethwaite edited with Mary Potter Engel. This is one of the most widely used textbooks in the U.S. to teach theology.

In 2001, Thistlethwaite taught a course entitled “God, Adam, and Eve: Theological Anthropology in the Genome Age” with CTS Associate Professor Laurel Schneider. Thistlethwaite will edit the lectures and discussions into a volume to be published.

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