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Rev. Carol J. Allen, MDiv, MSW, a spiritual director and Presbyterian minister in Chicago, Il, has directed a seminary field-based education program, taught and written about the use of the case study method of theological reflection, researched the faith of homeless children, and teaches regularly about Howard Thurman’s ‘liberating spirituality.’

03-27-2018

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McCormick mourns the passing of Rev. Eunice Poethig who returned to God on May 25, 2018. She graduated in the class of 1975 and is survived by her husband, Rev. Richard “Dick” Poethig, a former faculty member.

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Rev. Shawna Bowman, Associate Director of Field Ed & Experiential Education Shawna is also an artist and pastor at Friendship Presbyterian Church in Chicago and Co-founder of Creation Lab, an Art Collective and working studio space at the intersection of creativity, spirituality and prophetic imagination. She received her MDiv from McCormick in 2009.

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So Jung Kim is an adjunct faculty member at McCormick Theological seminary. She has experienced multiple different academic settings before she came to McCormick. She is currently a Ph.D student at the Divinity School, University of Chicago. Before then, she explored her theological and religious quest at Westminster Theological Seminary in PA (M.A.R), Drew University in NJ (M. Div), and Union Theological Seminary in NYC (S.T.M).

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Antonio (Tony) Aja is a Teaching Elder member of the Presbytery of Santa Fe, Presbyterian Church (USA), and currently serves as pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is the current moderator for the National Hispanic/Latino Presbyterian Caucus (PCUSA).

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Seon Yong Kim is a McCormick alumnus (class of 2004), and a doctoral candidate at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He is completing his dissertation that investigates the curse motif in Galatians. In addition to the New Testament, his research interests include Hellenistic philosophy, classical rhetoric, ancient magic, and early Christian history and writings.

Seon Yong has published articles in New Testament Studies and Novum Testamentum.

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Dr. Nolan Shaw has provided developmental counseling since 1992. As executive director of Boys To Men, Inc., he specializes in addressing the psychological and sociological needs of "at risk" African-American males, presenting them with developmental models that meet their unique needs.

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Rev. Laura Dominski, who prefers to go by Lolly, is a co-pastor at the Morton Grove Presbyterian church. She came to MGCC in 2009, after serving at Presbyterian churches in Arlington Heights, Wilmette and Geneva, Illinois, and at the Good News Partners mission agency in northeastern Chicago.

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The Rev. Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Álvarez is Professor of Systematic Theology. He has taught at Seminario Teológico Presbiteriano de México, Seminario Evangélico de Puerto Rico, and Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest. He has done pastoral ministry in Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the USA. He is also the author of several books. Eliseo received his Ph.D. from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. He studied philosophy and theology at Mexico, USA, and Denmark.

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Dr. Tamar Wasoian is an experienced educator in diverse contexts and cultures.  She started her seminary education at the Near East School of Theology in Beirut-Lebanon. After receiving her MTS from McCormick Seminary as Global Scholar, she returned to Armenia, where she worked in churches, for the denomination, and taught in the seminary. Dr. Wasoian completed her Ph.D. from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Christian Education and Congregational Studies where she has also taught. Identity, faith formation, and storytelling and learning are some of Dr. Wasoian’s research.