Faculty Lecture: Beyond Original Sin: Genesis on the Emergence of True Adulthood
Join with Milwaukee and Green Bay area Union alums to meet Dr. David M. Carr, Professor of Old Testament, and to hear his address titled “Beyond Original Sin: Genesis on the Emergence of True Adulthood” at 7:00 p.m. at the Fort Howard Theater, Bemis International Center, St. Norbert College.
Dr. Carr will be speaking as part of the College’s 2017-18 Killeen Chair Lecture Series, “Transformative Experience.” For complete information on the Series, visit http://www.snc.edu/killeen/
Area alums may have an opportunity for a special meet-and-greet with Dr. Carr; watch this site for additional information.
About Dr. Carr
Dr. David M. Carr received a B.A. in Philosophy from Carleton College in 1980, an M.T.S. from Candler School of Theology in 1983, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Religion from Claremont Graduate University in 1988. Before coming to Union in August 1999, Dr. Carr served as an assistant, associate, and full professor of Old Testament at Methodist Theological School in Ohio from 1988-1999, being awarded the Williams Chair in Biblical Interpretation in 1998. He was the 1993-1994 recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship and Association of Theological Schools Young Scholars Theological Fellowship in support of a year-long research project on the shape and formation of Genesis (1993-1994). Starting in 2005, he began serving as the American co-chair of the editorial board for a new International Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament. (IECOT).
Professor Carr’s teaching and research interests include the formation and shape of the Bible, sexuality and gender in the Bible, the intersection of historical-critical and literary approaches to the Bible, the emergence of Scripture in the Jewish and Christian traditions, orality and memory, and trauma studies. Biblical books in which Carr has particular expertise include Genesis, Exodus, Isaiah and the Song of Songs. Dr. Carr also lectured at universities throughout the United States and Europe, and he has conducted numerous lectures and workshops for churches, synagogues, and other educational groups.
For his complete faculty bio, visit https://utsnyc.edu/faculty/david-m-carr/