Renita Weems Lecture

The Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems is a biblical scholar, an academic administrator, a writer, a blogger, an ordained minister, and a public intellectual whose scholarly insights into modern faith, biblical texts, and the role of spirituality in everyday lives make her a much sought after writer and speaker.
Upon her graduation in 1989 from Princeton Theological Seminary, Dr. Weems became the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Old Testament.
She is the author of several widely-acclaimed books on women's spirituality and wholeness, including the influential Just A Sister Away. She currently serves as Vice-President and Academic Dean at American Baptist College in Nashville.

OKIBL is hosting this event on November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm at:
Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church
801 NE 5th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73104

OCU will also be hosting Dr. Weems on November 13th, with a lecture at 1:00pm in the Sanctuary and a conversation to follow in Watson Lounge at 2:30pm

Rosemary Ruether Lecture

Dr. Ruether currently is Visiting Professor of Feminist Theology at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University. Her first appointment was as professor at Howard University in Washington D.C. from 1965 to 1975. She formerly was Carpenter Professor of Feminist Theology at the Pacific School of Religion and Graduate Theological Union, and also taught at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Ruether is the author of 36 books and over 600 articles on feminism, eco-feminism the Bible and Christianity.