Case-Winters, Anna

Professor of Theology

Anna Case-Winters joined the faculty of McCormick Theological Seminary in 1986 as Instructor in Theology, became Assistant Professor in 1988, Associate Professor in 1990, and Professor in 2003.  She is an ordained Presbyterian minister and served churches in Georgia, Oklahoma, and Tennessee prior to her graduate study.  During her graduate studies she was a Graduate Teaching Scholar and Associate Director of Field Education for Vanderbilt Divinity School.

Case-Winters is a member of the American Academy of Religion and past president of the American Theological Society.   She is the current Convener of the Institute for Reformed Theology Religion and Science Colloquim.   Case-Winters has served the PCUSA in several capacities including two terms of service on the General Assembly Committee on Ecumenical Relations as Chair for Christian Unity.  She has served the World Communion of Reformed Churches as Moderator of the Theology Committee of the Caribbean and North American Area Council, as current Co-chair of the International Committee on Lutheran and Reformed Relations, and now in the International Theological Network.

Case-Winters is has research interests and publications in several areas:  traditional theology in conversation with contemporary issues, theological contributions of Reformed tradition, dialogues in religion and science, open and relational theologies, and theologies attending to global, ecumenical, ecological issues.

Case-Winters is married to Rev. R. Michael Winters, Honorably Retired. They have two sons and live in Oak Park, IL. 

Books

God’s Power: Traditional Understandings and Contemporary Challenges, Westminster/John Knox, 1990.

Reconstructing a Christian Theology of Nature, Ashgate, 2006.

Theological Commentary on Matthew, Westminster/John Knox, (forthcoming) 2013

Recent Articles

“God Will Be All in All: The Fuller Implications of the Incarnation,” in Seeking Common Ground: Evaluation and Critique of Joseph Bracken’s Comprehensive Worldview, Marc Pugliese and Gloria Schaab eds. Marquette:  Marquette University Press, Summer 2012. (Festschrift in honor of Joseph Bracken).

“On Being in Communion,” Reformed World. GenevaWorld Communion of Reformed Churches, March 2012.

“Suffering and Evil: Traditional Responses and Ongoing Explorations,”  SciTech, Feb.2011, No. 1.

“Lutheran and Reformed Relations: A Study in Ecumenism,” Festschrift for Bishop Julius Filo, September 2010.

“Creation, Concursus, and Calling:  Divine Presence and Activity in World Process,” Address to the American Theological Society, Midwest Division, April 2010.

“Rethinking Divine Presence and Activity in World Process,” in Open Theology Engaging Science.  Edited by Thomas Oord and Clark Pinnock, Pickwick, 2009.

Education

B.A., Agnes Scott College
M.Div., Columbia Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Courses

T 300  Introduction to Christian Theology
T/H 402  Reformed Tradition
T 412  Doctrine of God
T 430  God, Suffering, and Evil
T-449  God and Nature
T 400 Religion and Science
T 431 Process Theology
T/H/E 610 The Church in the World Today
T 445  The Unity of the Church

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