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First Woman AME Bishop Kicks off October 'Preaching, Prophecy, and Practice' Series

First Woman AME Bishop Kicks off October 'Preaching, Prophecy, and Practice' Series

September 20, 2003

The Right Rev. Vashti Murphy McKenzie, the first woman to be elected bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (in July, 2000), was greeted in a reception at 5:30 pm, and then speak as part of a panel discussion on Wednesday, October 1, in the Sperry Room of Andover Hall. Bishop McKenzie  preached at Boston University's Marsh Chapel earlier in the day, at 11 am.

Q&A with Kevin Madigan

Q&A with Kevin Madigan

September 3, 2003

Kevin Madigan has been Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity at Harvard Divinity School since 2000. His specialty is high-medieval scholastic biblical exegesis and theology, which is the topic of his most recent book, Olivi and the Interpretation of Matthew in the High Middle Ages, published by the University of Notre Dame Press. HDS staff writer Wendy McDowell sat down with Madigan recently to talk about his book, his other scholarly interests, and his teaching.