The presence of female pastors offers a rich theological opportunity for people to consider how they talk about -- and engage with -- God, says writer Sarah Sentilles.
Scholar and writer
Sarah Sentilles is a critical theorist, scholar of religion, and author of three books, including "A Church of Her Own: What Happens When a Woman Takes the Pulpit." She earned a bachelor's degree at Yale and master's and doctoral degrees at Harvard. She has taught at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland State University, California State University Channel Islands, and Willamette University, where she was the Mark and Melody Teppola Presidential Distinguished Visiting Professor.
The Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is designed to foster, strengthen and sustain well-grounded worship in congregations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Two streams of grants are offered: to teacher-scholars and to worshiping communities.
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