Eboni Marshall Turman

The Divinity School is pleased to announce that Eboni Marshall Turman will deliver a lecture entitled "Scandal: Women, Violence, and the Challenge of Black Social Christianity" for the Black History Month lunchtime event series.

Thursday, February 2, 12:00-1:30pm
Swift Hall Common Room
Lunch will be provided (vegetarian options available).

Eboni Marshall Turman teaches constructive theology, ethics, and African American religion. Her research interests include the varieties of the 20th century US theological liberalisms, most especially Black and womanist theological, social, ethical, and theo-aesthetical traditions. Her first book, Toward a Womanist Ethics of Incarnation: Black Bodies, the Black Church, and the Council of Chalcedon explores how the oppression of Black women persists in Black churches. She has two additional works underway. Professor Marshall Turman is the 2018 recipient of the Inspire Yale award and the Yale University Bouchet Faculty Excellence award for research and teaching. She co-chairs the Black Theology group of the American Academy of Religion and serves on the executive board of the Society for the Study of Black Religion. Eboni Marshall Turman received her BA in Philosophy from Fordham University and earned an M.Phil, MDiv, and Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary.