She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Divinity School, to receive a doctorate in theology from Harvard Divinity School, and to receive tenure at Howard Divinity School.
“There are very few self-defined Christian bookstores like Hearts and Minds,” said author John Fea.
Her poetry about the natural world evokes the harmony of creation in Genesis 1, one scholar wrote.
Sanneh challenged the idea that Christianity was merely a tool of colonialism.
Chehadeh leads the largest local NGO in Syria, serving 2.5 million people a year.
The search committee chair praised Pittman’s “vision for the future of theological education.”
Richard J. Perry Jr., a professor emeritus at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, called Echols “a giant in the world of theological education.”
Moore and Lucado were featured speakers at a conference at Wheaton College on sexual abuse and the church.
The Berggruen Institute called her “one of the world’s leading public philosophers.”
Jones received the honor for his book The End of White Christian America.