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Kelly Wilson

Adjunct Professor
Degree
Ph.D Catholic University of America

Office
JRC 121
Phone
(651) 962-5322
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5322
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail #JRC 153, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105


Education

Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 2013
Dissertation: “A Performance-Critical Analysis of Lamentations
M.A.T.S., Bethel Seminary, 2005
B.A., University of St. Thomas, 2001
 
Academic Interests

Old Testament
Lament literature
Biblical Hebrew
Performance Criticism
Women in the Bible
Feminist Biblical Interpretation

Publications

Daughter Zion Speaks at Auschwitz: A Post-Holocaust Reading of Lamentations,” in Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 37 (September 2012): 93-108.
 
Contributor to the New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible

Academic Presentations
“Once More with Feeling: A Performance-Critical Analysis of Lamentations 1,” paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature regional meeting (Luther Seminary, 2012)
 
“Daughter Zion Speaks at Auschwitz: A Post-Holocaust Reading of Lamentations,” paper presented at the Society of Biblical Literature regional meeting (Luther Seminary, 2011)

Teaching Experience

University of St. Thomas, Adjunct Professor, 2005-2007; 2010-current
The Catholic University of America, Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow, 2007-2011.
 
Courses Taught

Theo 101: Introduction to Christian Theological Tradition
Theo 205: Introduction to the Old Testament
Theo 210: Introduction to the New Testament
Theo 345: Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke
Theo 352: The Pentateuch
TRS  260: Christianity and Culture (online)

Professional Membership

Society of Biblical Literature
Catholic Biblical Association

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 215 - W01 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 327

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

SCB 327

Course Registration Number:

40356 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - W02 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 SCB 211

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

43062 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 459 - W01 Theology & Environment - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 414

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 414

Course Registration Number:

43095 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course examines Christian theological and moral reflection on the relation between human activity and the natural environment. It will address environmental issues that are of mutual concern to theologians and the natural or social sciences; thus it will study scientific analysis along with theological perspectives. The course will also review contemporary practices and/or policies that address environmental problems. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 215 - W01 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

21743 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 215 - W02 Christian Morality - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 JRC 222

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

JRC 222

Course Registration Number:

21744 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is an introduction to the principles, methods and topics of Christian theological ethics. The following themes will be addressed: the relation of Christian faith to moral reflection and decision making (both individual and social); the contribution of the Christian tradition to the understanding of the human person (including freedom, sin, conscience, character and grace); the role of the believing community in its relation to culture; and the connection of worship and spirituality to the Christian moral life. Some application will be made to selected issues in personal, professional and social ethics. Prerequisite: THEO 101

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 423 - W01 Christian Marriage - - - R - - - 1730 - 2115 JRC 246

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

JRC 246

Course Registration Number:

21749 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Mary K. Twite

This course is designed to acquaint students with the theology of Christian marriage, understood as covenant relationship and as sacrament, that is, an effective sign of God's love in our world. Primary though not exclusive emphasis will be on the Roman Catholic tradition. Students will also examine contemporary cultural attitudes toward sexuality, marriage, and the family in the light of Christian theology. Prerequisite: THEO 101 and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)