All posts by Kirsten Sanders

Kirsten Sanders (PhD, Emory University) is an adjunct professor of Christian Thought at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. She is working on an introduction to theological anthropology for laypeople and a book that examines the relationship between Christology and women’s embodiment. She lives with her three children and husband in Wenham, MA, where you can usually find her playing with her dogs or working in her vegetable garden if the weather is good, and reading theology if it’s not.

Missing the Subtler Yet Greater Problem: Replying to “Jesus and John Wayne”

Author’s Note I wrote and submitted this essay in advance of the January 6th events at the Capitol. Since then there has been a deluge of think-pieces and journalistic treatments of the events and the role “evangelicals” had in them....

/ January 27, 2021

On Unlearning

Come now, O Lord my God. Teach my heart where and how to seek you, where and how to find you. Lord, if you are not here, where shall I seek you, since you are absent? But if you are...

/ October 29, 2020

Tethered Still

I am a mother and a theologian. These two facts belong together, inextricable as they are for me and my experience of them. I was pregnant with my first child as I began my doctoral work; I carried her to...

/ September 29, 2020