Marcus Borg, Ph.D.
New Testament Scholar, Theologian and Author
Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture, Oregon State University (retired)
"Preaching and Teaching about Transformation: Exodus, Prophets, and the Cross"
Marcus J. Borg, Ph.D., is internationally known as a Jesus and biblical scholar, lecturer and author. Described by The New York Times as "a leading figure in his generation of Jesus scholars," he is the author of 21 books, including his latest books:
- Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most (2014)
- Speaking Christian (2011)
- Putting Away Childish Things (2010)
Martin Copenhaven, M.Div.
President, Andover Newton Theological School
"Remembering as a Spiritual Practice"
The Rev. Martin B. Copenhaver is president of Andover Newton Theological School. Prior to this appointment, he served as pastor of churches in Connecticut, Vermont and Arizona, and was most recently senior pastor of Wellesley Congregational (Village) Church in Wellesley, Mass. for 20 years. He has authored and co-written several books including his latest entitled Jesus is the Question: The 307 Questions Jesus Asked and the 3 He Answered.
Lauren Winner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality, Duke Divinity School
"Overlooked Biblical Images of God"
Lauren Winner, Ph.D., is assistant professor of Christian spirituality at Duke Divinity School. Books she has authored include Mudhouse Sabbath and Real Sex: The Naked Truth About Chastity. Her memoir, Girl Meets God, has been described as "a passionate and thoroughly engaging account of a continuing spiritual journey within two profoundly different faiths."