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.
John Dominic Crossan, Ph.D.
New Testament Scholar, Historian of Early Christianity
"The Parables of Jesus"
John Dominic Crossan, Ph.D., is the author of eighteen books including Who Killed Jesus: Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Gospel Story of the Death of Jesus (1995), and The Birth of Christianity (1998). Born in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland in 1934, he was educated in Ireland at Maynooth College, in Rome at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, and in Jerusalem at the Ecole Biblique.
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."