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Marguerite Spencer

Senior Adjunct Professor
Office
JRC 119
Phone
(651) 962-5329
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5329
Fax
651-962-5310
Mail
Mail #JRC 153, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul MN 55105


Academic History

B.A., 1985, The College of St. Thomas
A.M.R.S., 1990, The University of Chicago Divinity School

J.D., 1995, The University of Minnesota School of Law

Expertise

Intersection of Law and Theology

Race, Poverty and Civil Rights Policy

 

Professional Affiliations


Member of the Minnesota Bar

Legal Consultant, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, University of California, Berkeley

Courses Taught

THEO 101             The Christian Theological Tradition
THEO 423             Christian Marriage  

THEO 436             The Christian Faith and the Legal Profession  
THEO 457             Theology and Public Discourse

IDSC 489               Aquinas on Law

 

Works Published

Environmental Racism and Black Theology: James H. Cone Instructs Us on Whiteness, 5 University of St. Thomas Law Journal 288 (2008).

 

Brown is Not Brown and Education Reform is Not Reform If Integration is Not a Goal, 28 New York University Review of Law & Social Change 343 (2003), co-authored with john a. powell.

 

Giving Them the Old One-Two: Gentrification and the K.O. of Urban Dwellers of Color, 46 Howard Law Journal 433 (2003), co-authored with john a. powell.

 

Book Review of Can A Good Christian Be A Good Lawyer, Thomas E. Baker and Timothy W. Floyd, Editors, 16 Journal of Law and Religion 759 (2001).

 

A White American Female Civil Rights Attorney in New Zealand: What Maori Experience(s) Teach Me about the Cause, 28 William Mitchell Law Review 255 (2001).

 

Book Review of Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness: Memoir of a White Mother of Black Sons, by Jane Lazarre and Displacing Whiteness: Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism, by Ruth Frankenberg, Editor, in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Vol. 20, n. 2, Winter 2000, at 597-602, co-authored with john a. powell.

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
THEO 101 - 02 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 0920

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

40338 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 07 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 203

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

MHC 203

Course Registration Number:

42274 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
THEO 101 - 11 Christian Theo Tradition M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 207

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

MHC 207

Course Registration Number:

42333 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Marguerite L. Spencer

This course is designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition. Through careful reading of a core of common texts and a variety of written assignments, students are expected to attain a basic understanding of human experience in the light of major areas of theology, including revelation, God, creation, Jesus and the Church.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2019 Courses

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