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The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney honored by Union of Black Episcopalians

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, was awarded the Anna Julia Haywood Cooper Honor Award on July 25, 2019, from the Union of Black Episcopalians for her scholarship at the organization’s recent meeting in Los Angeles. Gafney is the author of  Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne.  She is the author of Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel and co-editor of The Peoples’ Bible and The Peoples’ Companion to the…

Wil Gafney receives teaching award

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, is the recipient of the 2016 Catherine Saylor Hill Faculty Excellence Award for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Gafney has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Earlham College, a M.Div. with Special Recognition in Homiletics and Hebrew Bible, Howard University School of Divinity; a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Duke University; and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible, Duke University. She is the author of Daughters of Miriam:…

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney re-introduces the Bible

Re-Rereading, Re-Writing, Re-Telling Biblical Stories The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School and a priest licensed in the Diocese of Fort Worth, will re-introduce participants to the Bible, a book many believe they already know. This seminar will (re)introduce bible readers and hearers to a text that in spite of focusing overwhelmingly on male characters nevertheless offers a plethora of women whose presence invites reconsideration of the stories we may have learned. Beginning with…

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney’s Inaugural Address

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School and an Episcopal priest, gave her Inaugural Address on Tuesday, April 14, in the Robert Carr Chapel on the campus of Texas Christian University. Watch a video of her 22-minute address.

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney inaugural lecture at Brite April 14

The Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School, will give her inaugural lecture at 11 am, Tuesday, April 14, in the Robert Carr Chapel on the campus of Texas Christian University. Her lecture, “Poesis: A Womanist Hermeneutic of Biblical Translation – Who Says These Are God’s Words,” will be followed by a luncheon in the Bass Conference Center. The lecture is open to the public. Dr. Gafney has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Earlham College,…