Currie Lectures: Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty

Grace-filled Economy: The Way Around the Ethic of Scarcity Toward the Ethic of Enough

Currie #1 "Driving Forces Behind an Ethic of Scarcity"

Currie #2 "Table Grace and an Ethic of Enough"

Currie #3 "Theological Courage for an Economy of Sharing"


The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty is Chair of Department of Theology at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. She has been involved in two significant efforts within the Church addressing poverty and wealth inequalities. She is the author of several books including To Do Justice: a Guide for Progressive Christians. With Rebecca Todd Peters. (2008) Her most recent project is on Dorothy Day and should soon be published. Hinson-Hasty lives in Louisville with her husband and two children.

Westervelt Lectures: Joseph Small

The Last Shall be First: Ecclesiology is Initial Theological Problem

Westervelt #1 "The Body Lies Bleeding"

Westervelt #2 "A Company of Criminals"


Dr. Joseph D. Small served as director of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Theology and Worship from 1989-2011. He is now adjunct faculty at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, and church relations consultant to the Presbyterian Foundation. Dr. Small is the author of To Be Reformed: Living the Tradition (2010), Let us Reason Together: Christians and Jews in Conversation (2010), Proclaiming the Great Ends of the Church (2010). He has also written many other books, journal articles, study series and theological papers.

Jones Lectures: Margaret Aymer

Sojourners' Truths

Jones #1 "The New Testament as Migrant Writing"

Jones #2 "Migrant Writing as Scripture"

Rev. Margaret Aymer, PhD. is the Associate Professor of New Testament at the Interdenominational Theological Center, and the Chair of Biblical Studies. Dr. Aymer is the author of First Pure then Peaceable: Frederick Douglass, Darkness and the Epistle of James, and Confessing the Beatitudes, the 2011-2012 Horizons Bible Study. A native of Barbados, Dr. Aymer now lives with her husband in Atlanta, Georgia.

Worship: Karl Travis

Worship #1 "Fair Balance"

Worship #2 "Bulls, Bears, and Baptisms"

Rev. Karl Travis is pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth, Texas.  Prior to that he served Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church in Grosse Ile, Michigan, and congregations in Roswell, New Mexico, and Clermiston, Scotland. He is a frequent preacher and retreat speaker, has chaired the denomination’s Special Offerings Review Task Force and numerous presbytery and synod committees. He graduated magna cum laude from Trinity University in San Antonio and was awarded an Honours BD from The University of Edinburgh in Scotland.