Theological Anthropology has reached an impasse, caught between evolutionary theorization on the one hand and on the other hand endless repetitions of discussions of the imago Dei (the image of God). We need to recalibrate what it means to be human by returning to the truth of being creatures and all that creaturely life entails. This lecture frames theological anthropology through the art of creaturely life in communion with the living God. The goal of this presentation will be to offer a way to think the human beyond its modern confinements and into its holy connections.

You can attend this lecture in person at TEDS, or watch the live-stream on our website. More details upon registration.

This event is made possible through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The opinions expressed in this conference are those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.

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Willie James Jennings (PhD Duke University) is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School. His publications include After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging (Eerdmans, 2020), Acts: A Commentary, the Revolution of the Intimate (Westminster John Knox Press, 2017) and The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race (Yale, 2010)

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