Scholarly Activities

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  • Daniel Berger, Ph.D., Professor of Communication

    Publications or Reviews:

    Book: Speaking the Truth in Love: Christian Public Rhetoric. Eugene: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2007.

    Book: Oral Interpretation of the Bible. Eugene: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2003.

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Presentation: “Put your foot on your future Living with faith and courage.” Simpson Unite Chapel, Redding, CA. September 28, 2015.

    Paper Presentation: “A Virtue Approach to Ethical Knowledge.” Philosophy of Rhetoric. National Communication Association. Pittsburgh, PA. June 2015.

    Paper Presentation: “Rhetorical Impacts of the Metaphysics of Diversity.” Philosophy of Rhetoric. National Communication Association. Pittsburgh, PA. June 2015.

    Paper Presentation: “Toward a Virtue Philosophy of Rhetoric.” National Communication Association. 2011. It won a top 4 papers prize.

    Paper Presentation: “Virtue Metaphysics.” Houston Baptist Virtue Conference. 2011.

    Paper Presentation: “Knowing Metaphysical Unity with Diversity: Being-as-Being with Being Society of Christian Philosophers.” 2011.

    Paper Presentation: “Diversity and the Evangelical Christian Institution.” Co-authored with Tammy Cleveland, director of student inclusion. 2010.

    Paper Presentation: “Oral Exegesis of the Bible.” ACSI conference. Sacramento, CA. October 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “Jesus’ use of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.” Religious Communication Association. San Antonio, TX. November 2006.

    Poem: “Audible Silence,” Read nationwide on NPR. November 2006.

  • Debora Rager, M.A.T.L., Assistant Professor of Spanish

    Positions, Awards, Honors or Appointments:

    Selected to serve as a mentor with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, which creates national standards for foreign language instruction.



  • Edward Mooney, Jr., Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education

    Publications or Reviews:

    Book Chapter: Duffy O’Connor, J. & Mooney, E. (2014). “A dissertation journey: The effects of witnessing school shootings on teachers’ careers: A narrative study.” In Sage Cases in Methodology. London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications, Ltd.

    Article: Duffy O’Connor, J. & Mooney, E. (2014). “The ethical relationship between school violence and teacher morale.” Pedagogy and the Human Sciences, 1, No.4, 2014, pp. 22 - 38

    Book: Mooney, E. (2014). The Pearls of the Stone Man. (S. Sugita, trans.). Tokyo, Japan: Shogakukan. (Original novel published in English, 2002)

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Served as a panelist for podcasts via Huff Post Live from New York to discuss the status of teachers in public schools. Summer 2015.


    The book The Pearls of the Stone Man was made into a movie. Asahara, Y. (Director). (June 20, 2015). The Pearls of the Stone Man [Motion picture]. Japan.

  • Carol Wertz, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education and Project EXTRA Grant Director

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Gave a presentation on classroom management at Global Vision Christian School in South Korea in October 2012.

    Taught in Rayhua Bilingual Academy in Suzhou, China, with Footsteps Mission Organization. Summer 2006.



  • Mardy Philippian, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English

    Publications or Reviews:

    Book Chapter: “The Book of Common Prayer, Theory of Mind, and Autism in Early Modern England.” Recovering Early Modern Disability. Allison Hobgood and David Houston Wood, Eds. Columbus: Ohio State University Press. 2013.

    Article: “Introduction.” Prose Studies. New York: Routledge Press, 2007.

    Book Chapter: “James Stuart.” Companion to Pre-1600 British Poetry. Ed. Michelle M. Sauer. New York: Facts on File, 2007.

    Book Chapter: “Meditation.” Companion to Pre-1600 British Poetry. Ed. Michelle M. Sauer. New York: Facts on File, 2007.

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: "The Cognitive Ecology of Early Modern Religious Life in Hamlet." 43rd Annual Shakespeare Association of America, Vancouver, BC. April 1-4, 2015.

    Paper Presentation: "Coding the Future of Faith: The Role of Disability in The Hughes Brothers' The Book of Eli." Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies, Valparaiso University and English Department of Simpson University, IN. March 21-22, 2015.

    Paper Presentation: “King Lear, Cognitive Theory, and the Disabling of Madness.” 42nd Annual Shakespeare Society of America. April 2014.

    Paper Presentation: "Philip K. Dick, Varieties of Cognition, and Theory of Mind." 38th Annual Society for Utopian Studies Conference. November 2013.

    Paper Presentation: “Theory of Mind (ToM) and the Reading of Literature.” Annual Faculty Colloquium, Simpson University, Redding, CA. October 16, 2013.

    Paper Presentation: “Non-standard Mind in Milton’s Paradise Lost.” 1st Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO. June 17-19, 2013.

    Editorial Board, The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English, University of South Carolina—Aiken.

    Grants (Research, Instructional, or Developmental):

    Dale Scholar Grant, April 2014

    Positions, Awards, Honors or Appointments:

    Conference Co-Chairperson of the Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies, Valparaiso University, March 21-22, 2015

    Named Francis P. Owen Distinguished Scholar for 2015-2016

    Member of Steering Committee, Student Research Symposium, 2013-2014

    Interim Faculty Advisor, Alpha Chi Honors Society

    Faculty-in-Residence, 2013-2014

    Faculty President, 2013-2014



  • John Ayabe, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History

    Publications or Reviews:

    Book Review: Around the Family Altar: Domesticity in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1865-1900, by Julius H. Bailey. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005). American Nineteenth Century History, Vol. 8, no. 1, 2007.

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Helped with a “Teaching American History” grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education and directed by UC Davis and the Shasta County Office of Education. The program brought together K-12 teachers in Shasta County and college professors to design U.S. history lessons to be taught in classrooms.

    Paper Presentation: “Evil Sanctioned by God” The Turning Point: Quincy's Lincoln-Douglas Debate Symposium. Quincy, IL. February 2, 2008.

    Paper Presentation: “'Trouble in Illinois': Missionaries, Elders, and the Struggle for Western Baptist Identity, 1817-1840.” 26th Annual Illinois History Symposium. Springfield, IL. December 1, 2005.

    Paper Presentation: “Associating Churches: The Practice of Christian Fellowship in the Central Mississippi Valley, 1820-1840.” The Newberry Seminar in Rural History. Chicago, IL. October 1, 2005.

    Paper Presentation: “Exegesis and the Spiritual Meaning in Jonathan Edwards's Notes on Scripture.” Society of Biblical Literature, Central States Regional Meeting. St. Louis, MO. April 2003.

  • Phillip Fox, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: “Alternative Visions of a More Uniform State: Strengthening the Monarchy through Regional Variation.” 46th Annual Conference of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. Baltimore, MD. March 19-22, 2015.

  • Cherry McCabe, J.D., Associate Professor of Political Science

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: "Faithful Politics: Biblical Mandates for Civic Engagement" accepted by American Political Science Association for presentation at Christians in Political Science Conference at Azusa Pacific University. May 28-31, 2014.

    Media Consultant for KRCR TV parent company, Borden Media Group on "Gun Control Issues and Gun Rights in Developed Countries" aired nationwide as part of week-long special news series on Gun Control in America. Fall 2013.

    Led seminar on "Faithful Politics" at Simpson President's Weekend. November 2013.

    Participated in a joint CCCU and Hillsdale College Free Market Forum in Houston, TX. October 2012.

    Positions, Awards, Honors or Appointments:

    Executive board member of the Pacific Coast Association of Pre-Law Advisors


Leadership Studies

  • Amy Smallwood, M.A., Assistant Professor of Outdoor Leadership

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    "A Philosophical Approach to Integrating an Immersion Semester into your Curriculum." International Association of Experiential Education Conference, Denver, CO. November 2013.


    Received certification as Level II Facilitator through the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT). Taught by Synergo in Camp Collins, Portland, OR. November 2014. This certification has become a standard in the field of challenge course technology.



  • Dwayne Corbin, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Instrumental Music

    Performances, Recitals or Artistic Endeavors:

    Performance: Ensemble, solo, and duet music of internationally-known composer David Maslanka in a series of concerts sponsored by the Taku Winds at Thunder Mountain High School, Juneau, AK. June 22-23, 2015.

    Performance: Guest conductor for the Juneau Symphony Orchestra in two full length concerts. Juneau, AK. June 13-14, 2015.

    Performance: Original music for electronics and percussion. With Simpson University alum Jonathan Tucker. Starving Architect concert, Redding, CA. March 13, 2015.

    Performance: Conductor for the North State Symphony for a series of four Youth and Family concerts in Redding, Chico, and Oroville, CA. January 20-24, 2015.

    Positions, Awards, Honors or Appointments:

    Awarded Dale Scholar grant to record in 2015-2016 with Simpson University alum Jonathan Tucker.

  • Dan Pinkston, D.M.A., Professor of Theory and Composition

    Publications or Reviews:

    Choral Composition: Pinkston, D. (2015). “When Jesus Wept.” Alliance Music Publishers, 2015.

    Performances, Recitals or Artistic Endeavors

    “When Jesus Wept.” Commissioned and premiered by the Simpson Chorale. Simpson University Heritage Center, Redding, CA. Spring 2015.

    “Wondrous” (orchestra) commissioned and premiered by the UPrep High School Orchestra, Redding, CA. May 15, 2014.

    “Valedictum” (cello and violin) commissioned and premiered by members of the North State Symphony, Redding, CA. May 8, 2014.

    “Symphony No. 2” performed by the Juneau Symphony Orchestra, Juneau, AK. April 4- 5, 2014.

    “Thievery” (percussion ensemble) premiered by the Simpson University Percussion Ensemble, Redding, CA. March 31, 2014.

    Commissioned by the North Sate Symphony to write an orchestral composition, to be premiered November 30 and December 1-3, 2007 at four Northern California locations.

    “Banfora” premiered by the Foothill High School Band. May 17, 2007.

    "The Maccabees” performed by the Northwestern College Wind Ensemble as part of the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers National Conference in Orange City, IA. September 29 – October 1, 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “Systematic and Mystical Theology in James Macmillan’s Veni, Veni Emmanuel.” National Faculty Leadership Conference. Alexandria, VA. July 2006.

  • Cyril Myers Jr., D.M.A., Assistant Professor of Choral Music

    Performances, Recitals or Artistic Endeavors:

    Lecture-recital: “Johnny Hartman: Perspectives on ‘The Voice’.” Sponsored by the Simpson University History Department in honor of Black History Month. Simpson University, Redding, CA. February 24, 2014.



  • Linda Henrich, M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Presentation: “Staying Healthy in the Golden Years.” Commission on Aging. Redding, CA. April 17, 2015.

    Presentation: “Bowel and Bladder Health for Developmentally Disabled Older Adults.” Conference hosted by Far Northern Regional. Redding, CA. March 26, 2015.



  • Brian Hooker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

    Publications or Reviews:

    Article: Geier, D.A., Kern, J.K., Hooker, B.S., King, P.G., Sykes, LK., Geier, M.R. (2015). “A longitudinal cohort study of the relationship between Thimerosal-containing hepatitis B vaccination and specific delays in development in the United States: Assessment of attributable risk and lifetime care costs.” Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 2015 Jul 9. pii: S2210-6006(15)00064-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jegh.2015.06. 002.

    Article: Geier, D.A., King, P.G., Hooker, B.S., Dorea, J.G., Kern, J.K., Sykes, LK., Geier, M.R. (2015). “Thimerosal: clinical, epidemiologic and biochemical studies.” Clinica Chimica Acta. 2015 Apr 15; 444:212-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2015.02.030.

    Article: Geier, D.A., Kern, J.K., Hooker, B.S., King, P.G., Sykes, LK., Geier, M.R. (2014). “Thimerosal-containing hepatitis B vaccination and the risk for diagnosed specific delays in development in the United States: a case-control study in the vaccine safety datalink.” North American Journal of Medical Sciences. 2014 Oct;6(10):519-31. doi: 10.4103/1947-2714.143284.

    Article: Hooker, B.S., Kern, J., Geier, D.A., Haley, B.E., Sykes, L., King, P.G., Geier, M.R. (2014). “Methodological Issues and Evidence of Malfeasance in Research Purporting to Show Thimerosal in Vaccines is Safe.” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 247218, 8 pages.

    Article: Geier, D.A., Hooker, B.S., Kern, J.K., King, P.G., Sykes, LK., Geier, M.R. (2013). “A Two-Phase Study Evaluating the Relationship between Thimerosal-containing Vaccine Administration and the Risk for an Autistic Disorder Diagnosis in the United States.” Translational Neurodegeneration. 2013 Dec 19;2(1):25. doi: 10.1186/2047-9158-2-25.

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Presentation: Sabu, S.A., Hooker, B.S., Polk, T., Smith, T., “Phylogeny of Soil Microorganisms in Runoff at an Extreme Acid Mine Drainage Site,” National Council for Undergraduate Research Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY, April, 2014.

    Grants (Research, Instructional, or Developmental)

    The Joseph and Vera Long Foundation awarded Dr. Brian Hooker $33,000 for the purchase of an Ion Exchange Chromatograph to support his remediation work at Iron Mountain Mine. December 8, 2014.

  • Suzanne Vincent, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Presentation: “Unsubstantiated evidence that unearthed deformed skulls are hybrid human-aliens.” 4th Annual Creation Research Society, CRS. Dallas, TX. July 31-Aug 1, 2015.


    Recertified as Senior Fitness Instructor. American Senior Fitness Association, New Smyrna Beach, FL. Sept 30, 2015. Certified since 2003 (recertified every two years with training).

    Received Diploma with Highest Honors in Fitness and Nutrition. Stratford Career Institute. July 28, 2015.


Theology and Ministry

  • Stephen Bailey, Ph.D., Professor of Intercultural Studies

    Publications or Reviews:

    Op-Ed: “Religious Freedom in Southeast Asia.” Cornerstone, Georgetown University. August 6, 2015.

    Op-Ed: “Religious Freedom: Are We Making Progress?” Cornerstone, Georgetown University. July 21, 2015.

    Op-Ed: “Religious Freedom: A Human Right that Needs Human Agency in Asia Today.” Cornerstone, Georgetown University. March 25, 2015.

    Co-editor. The Review of Faith and International Affairs Journal. August, 2013.

    “Theological Education in Laos.” Theological Education in Asian Minority Churches. 2012 (co-author).

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: “The Role of Contextualization for the SWM Faculty: Gilliland’s The Word Among Us,” Annual Conference, American Society of Missiology. Wheaton, IL, June 19-21, 2015.

    Presentation: Announced the special edition of The Review of Faith and International Affairs Journal at an event funded by the John Templeton Foundation. Washington, DC. September 2013.

    Taught a course called “Effective Ministry in Today’s Globalized Urban Environment” for 17 doctoral students at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, N.Y. in July and August 2012.

    Led November 2012 workshops in Udornthani, Thailand, for 150 expatriate Christians working in Laos. The workshops were titled “Freedom of Religion” and “Lao Religious Systems.”

  • Darren Gordon, Ed.D. Candidate, Associate Professor of TESOL

    Publications or Reviews:

    Article: Gordon, D., Cheeseman, N. & Hall, E. (2015). “Palaungic Linguistic Bibliography with Selected Bibliography.” Mon-Khmer Studies, Volume 44: i-liv.

    Review: Rev. of Interreligious Learning and Teaching: A Christian Rationale for a Transformative Praxis by Largen, Kristin Johnston with Mary E. Hess and Christy Lohr Sapp. International Journal of Christianity and Education 19(2): 161-162. 2015.

    Article: Gordon, D. (2013). “A Selective Palaungic Linguistic Bibliography.” Mon-Khmer Studies, Volume 42: xiv-xxxiii.

  • Michael A. Lyons, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Old Testament

    Publications or Reviews:

    Article: Lyons, M. “Psalm 22 and the ‘Servants’ of Isaiah 54, 56-66,” CBQ 77.4 (2015): 640-56.

    Book: Lyons, M. (2015), An Introduction to the Study of Ezekiel. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.

    Book Chapter: “Envisioning Restoration: Innovations in Ezekiel 40–48.” In ‘I Lifted My Eyes and Saw’: Reading Dream and Vision Reports in the Hebrew Bible, ed. Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer and Elizabeth Hayes, LHBOTS 584 (New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014).

    Article: Lyons, M. “‘A Barley Cake’ (Ezek 4:12a): Syntax and Redaction,” JNSL 40.1 (2014): 79–92.

    Article: Lyons, M. “Paul and the Servant(s): Isa 49:6 in Acts 13:47,” ETL 89.4 (2013): 345-59.

    Book Chapter: “‘I also could talk as you do’ (Job 16:4): The Function of Intratextual Quotation and Allusion in Job,” in Reading Job Intertextually, ed. Katherine Dell and Will Kynes (T&T Clark: 2013).

    Book: Transforming Visions: Transformations of Text, Tradition, and Theology in Ezekiel. William A. Tooman and Michael A. Lyons, eds. Princeton Theological Monograph Series 127 (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, Pickwick Publications, 2010)

    Book: From Law to Prophecy: Ezekiel's Use of the Holiness Code. LHBOTS 507 (T&T Clark, 2009).

    Article: Marking Innerbiblical Allusion in the Book of Ezekiel, Biblica 88.2 (2007): 245-50.

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: “Ezekiel 34: Composition and Allusion.” Society of Biblical Literature International meeting in Scotland. July 2013.

    Paper Presentation: “The Role and Techniques of Allusion in Ezekiel’s Rhetoric” Symposium on Textualization, Intertextuality and the Formation of Prophetic Literature. Harvard Divinity School. October 2012.

  • Jack Painter, Ph.D., Professor of New Testament

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: “The Stream of Interpretation in the Study of Jude.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. November 21-25, 2014.

    Paper Presentation: “They have gone the way of Cain: Violence in the letter of Jude with Reference to René Girard.” Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting. November 2013.

    Paper Presentation: “East Meets West: Caesarea Maritima in Josephus and the Acts of the Apostles.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “For God so loved the world: the Global Implications of Salvation and Mission in the Gospel of John.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 2003.

    Paper Presentation: “Caesarea and the Origins of Mithraism,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. November 1995.

    Paper Presentation: "Religion at Caesarea Maritima to AD 100: Continuity and Conflict?” Canadian Society of Biblical Studies. Montreal, Canada. June 1, 1995.

    Paper Presentation: "The Caesarea Mithraic Inscription” Midwest SBL. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI. February 13, 1995.

    Positions, Awards, Honors or Appointments:

    Society of Biblical Literature

    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

  • Craig Slane, Ph.D., Frances P. Owen Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology

    Publications or Reviews:

    Book Chapter: "Uneasy Martyrs." In Willis Jenkins and Jennifer McBride, eds. Bonhoeffer and King: Receiving Their Legacies for Christian Social Thought (2009, Fortress Press).

    Book Chapter: “Why Moses?” In Bernd Wannenwetsch, ed. Who Am I? Bonhoeffer's Theology through his Poetry (London, T & T Clark, 2008).

    Book Chapter: “Existing for God in an Age of Theology's Disestablishment: Prospects for the Christian University.” In Religion, Religionlessness and the Church: Impulses from Bonhoeffer for Current Contexts. International Bonhoeffer Interpretations Volume I (Berlin: Peter Lang, 2008).

    Book: Bonhoeffer, O MÁRTIR. Responsabilidade Social e Compromisso Cristão Moderno. Translated by Emirson Justino. Sao Paulo: Editora Vida, 2007.

    Annual Updates to Bonhoeffer Bibliography, eds. Wayne Whitson Floyd, Jr. and Clifford J. Green. American Theological Library Association, 1992. These official updates are published annually by the American Chapter of the International Bonhoeffer Society in the spring edition of the Bonhoeffer Society Newsletter (2000–2007).

    Article: “Martyrdom and a ‘World Come of Age’.” In Crux, 42, no. 3 (Fall 2006).

    Review of Bonhoeffer. Stephen Plant. In the Newsletter of the International Bonhoeffer Society (Fall 2006).

    Article: “Response to Lori Brandt Hale.” In Conversations in Religion and Theology 3:1 (May 2005): 20-23.

    Book: Bonhoeffer as Martyr: Social Responsibility and Modern Christian Commitment (Brazos Press, 2004)

    Review of “Saints and Villains.” The Christian Century (July 15-22, 1998): 697-8.

    Article: “Christ and the Spirit: Fleshing Out the Vision of A.B. Simpson's Imitation of Christ.” In The Alliance Academic Review (May 1997): 135-153.

    “Salvation” and “Sabbath.” In The Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Ed. Walter Elwell: Grand Rapids: Baker 1996.

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: “Existing for God in an Age of Theology’s Disestablishment: Prospects for the Christian University." 2nd Annual Bonhoeffer Colloquium. Freie Universität—Berlin. July 14, 2007.

    Address: “The Mark of Cain and God’s Patience with Evil.” Baccalaureate. Simpson University, 2007.

    Paper Presentation: “Bonhoeffer the Martyr: Imitatio Christi, ‘Religionless Christianity’, and a ‘World Come of Age’.” Delivered at the conference ‘Will the Real Dietrich Bonhoeffer Please Stand Up?’ at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, July 19-21, 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “Martyrdom and a World Come of Age.” Vancouver Bonhoeffer Symposium, Regent College, Vancouver, BC. February 18, 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “The Holocaust and the German Resistance: The Case of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.” University of British Columbia under the auspices of the Waldmann Foundation. February 20, 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “Ontological Construal or Ontological Description?” A response to Peter DaBrock's "Responding to Wirklichkeit: Reclaiming Bonhoeffer's Approach of Theological Ethics between Mystery and Formation of the World." Bonhoeffer Symposium, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (September 29 – October 1, 2005).

    Address: “Bonhoeffer's Two Mistakes and the Way of Responsibility.” Chapel address at Taylor University commemorating the 60th anniversary of Bonhoeffer's death. April 2005.

    Paper Presentation: “A New Letter in the Alphabet? Early Christian and Contemporary Martyrdom.” History of Christianity Group, AAR/SBL Western Regional Meeting, Tempe, AZ. March 13, 2005.

    Paper Presentation: “Schuldübernahme as an Instance of Penultimate Suffering: A Response to Christine Schliesser.” Bonhoeffer and Society Section, American Academy of Religion. San Antonio, TX. November 22, 2004.

    Paper Presentation: “Diary of a Bourgeois Priest.” Princeton Seminary on the occasion of the Simpson University East Coast Alumni Gathering, October 2003.

    Paper Presentation: “Bonhoeffer's Christus Praesens and its Relevance for Christian Behavior.” Midwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, 1995.

    Presentation: “After Fifty Years,” Public lecture commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Bonhoeffer's death, Huntington College, Huntington, IN. 1995.

    Positions, Awards, Honors or Appointments:

    Won a competitive research fellowship at the Biola Center for Christian Thought with the proposal "The Temptation to Sacred Violence in Christian Scholarship." Dr. Slane was a part of an interdisciplinary team of eight scholars researching, writing, and speaking on the center's theme: "Christian Scholarship for the 21st Century: Prospects and Perils." Spring 2012.

  • Michelle Stinson, Ph.D. Candidate, Associate Professor of Old Testament

    Presentations, Consultations or Conferences:

    Paper Presentation: “Charting the Currents of Israel’s Exodus: the Structural and Rhetorical Use of Water References in Psalm 78.” Trinity College Bristol PostGraduate Research Conference. Bristol, UK. July 2014.

    Presentation: “Ambling Through the Psalms: A Walking Tour of its Landscape and Language.” Redding First Church of the Nazarene. Redding, CA. September 2013.

    Paper Presentation: “A Consuming Desire: A Look at Psalm 78’s Retelling of the Quail Account of Numbers 11.” Trinity College Bristol PostGraduate Research Conference. Bristol, UK. June 2013.

    Paper Presentation: “The Undoing of Creation: Psalm 105’s Depiction of Divine Judgment in the Egyptian Plagues.” Evangelical Theological Society Conference. Milwaukee, WI. November 2012.

    Paper Presentation: “Praise the LORD, the (un)Creator of Heaven and Earth”: Psalm 105’s Depiction of YHWH’s Sovereignty in the Egyptian Plagues.” Trinity College Bristol PostGraduate Research Conference. Bristol, UK. June 2012.

    Paper Presentation: “A Triptych of the Table: Rebellion, Judgment, and Restoration in the Book of Isaiah.” Society of Biblical Literature Conference. Atlanta, GA. November 2010.

    Paper Presentation: “Guests at the Table of God: Fellowship and Judgment at Divine-Human Meals.” Evangelical Theological Society. San Diego, CA. November 2007.

    Paper Presentation: “Turning Tables and Musical Chairs: Role Reversals and Situational Irony at Divine-Human Meals.” Evangelical Theological Society. Washington, D.C., November 2006.

    Paper Presentation: “God and Man at Table in Isaiah 25:6: A Banquet of Celebration or a Feast of Destruction?” Evangelical Theological Society Regional Conference. Lincoln, IL. March 2004.