Shore will deepen relationships with congregations and other ministries served by students of the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
Winbush worked for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and with global organizations, “envisioning together how justice can be lived and reflected in the life of the church,” one colleague said.
Cardenal was suspended for his role in the 1980s Sandinista government—considered a partisan public office prohibited for clergy.
Lederach is being honored for his four-decade-long peacebuilding career.
Gershom Sizomu is rabbi of the community of 2,000 people that belongs to the Conservative movement, while his brother has led a splinter group seeking to convert to Orthodox Judaism.
Through the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews that Eckstein founded, evangelicals have contributed more than $1 billion to Jewish causes.
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.”