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Dr. Sarah Conrad Sours

Associate Dean of Faculty; Associate Professor of Religion

Contact

Phone Number: (334) 833-4496
Office and/or Address: Flowers Hall, Room 103

Education

  • Ph.D., Christian Theology and Ethics, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
  • M.Div., Duke Divinity School, Duke University
  • Honors Bachelor of Arts, English and Music, University of Delaware

Biography

Dr. Sours joined the Huntingdon College faculty in 2013, having previously taught at King’s College and Southwestern College. She holds the PhD from Duke University, where she wrote on suffering and bioethics under Stanley Hauerwas. Her research interests include bioethics, scriptural ethics, academic integrity, and courtesy.
She is working on a book on scriptural interpretation in the Wesleyan tradition, tentatively titled “O Give Me That Book!: Scripture in the Wesleyan Tradition,” under contract with Cascade Books.
Publications include:
  • “Disabling Hope: Healing Imagery in the Wesleyan Hymn Tradition,” Journal of Wesley and Methodist Studies, 12.2 (June 2020).
  • “Mad Manners: Courtesy, Conflict, and Social Change,” in “The Universe is Indifferent”:  Philosophical, Theological and Religious Reflections on Mad Men, eds. Ann Duncan and Jacob Goodson (Cascade Books, 2016).
  • “Asceticism,” “Quality of Life,” and “Tolerance,” Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, eds. Joel Green, Jacqueline Lapsley, Rebekah Miles, Allen Verhey (Brazos Press, 2011).
  • Book reviews in Journal of Disability and ReligionModern Theology, Wesleyan Theological Journal, and Scottish Journal of Theology.

 

Departments

Academic Affairs, Academics, Hobbs Honors Program, Religion

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