Conversations with Faculty

Faculty members share insights about their academic work, faith, and life at the Seminary
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Dr. Keri L. Day

Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion, Dr. Keri Day's research and teaching interests are constructive theology, feminist studies, and global economics. She uses a wide range of methodological approaches in her work.

“Theology is ultimately about the work of fashioning beloved communities. To love God means to love your neighbor. Nothing more, nothing less.”
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Dr. Hanna Reichel

Dr. Hanna Reichel is Associate Professor of Reformed Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. Dr. Reichel’s theological interests include Christology, scriptural hermeneutics, political theology, constructive theology, poststructuralist theory, and the theology of Karl Barth.

“Rigorous scholarship is more than intellectual gymnastics. It is pursued in order to strengthen individuals and communities of faith.”
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Dr. Dirk J. Smit

A leader in public theology in church life in South Africa and in the ecumenical world, Dr. Dirk Smit is the Rimmer and Ruth deVries Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life.

“Equipping students for the church’s public witness is indeed at the heart of my teaching. This includes teaching students to understand contemporary public life in our global world, to understand the passion, power, and problems of the Reformed tradition, and to recognize the rich and diverse nature of witness in today’s world.”
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Dr. Mary K. Farag

Dr. Mary Farag is Assistant Professor of Early Christian Studies. With interests in the diversity of Christian witness in text, image, and material culture, Dr. Farag focuses her research on the early and late antiquity history of Christianity.

“I try to let ‘Lord have mercy’ be my mind’s utterance as often as possible during the day.”
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Educating faithful Christian leaders.

PhD Student

Isaac Kim, Class of 2015

“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”