Together As One Mosaic

Rev. James L. Haddix, Ph.D.,

Minister

 

Rev. Renee U. Garrett, M.Div.,

Minister of Christian Nurture

 

churchoffice@allsoulsbangor.com


 

Some guests of the
Pastor Theologians Program:

 

Introduction

 

Daniel M. Bell
Lutheran Theological Southern
Seminary

 

William P. Brown
Columbia Theological Seminary

 

Jason Byassee
Duke Divinity School

 

Scott Cairns
University of Missouri

 

Kenneth Carter

 

Ellen T. Charry
Princeton Theological Seminary

 

John Chryssavgis

 

Gabriel Fackre
Andover Newton Theological School, Emeritus

 

Richard L. Floyd

 

Catherine Gunsulas Gonzalez
Columbia Theological Seminary

 

Scott J. Hafemann
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

 

Charles E. Hambrick-Stowe
Minister, First Congregational Church of Ridgefield, Connecticut

 

Leander Harding

 

Gordon L. Isaac
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

 

Robert W. Jenson

 

Cheryl Bridges Johns
Church of God Theological Seminary
Cleveland, Tennessee

 

Walter C. Kaiser
President Emeritus, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

 

Peter John Kreeft
Boston College

 

Peter J. Leithart
New St. Andrew’s College

 

Frederica Mathewes-Green

 

Sean M. McDonough
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

 

David Mills
Cedarville College

 

Stephen J. Nichols
Lancaster Bible College and Graduate School

 

Cornelius Plantinga

 

Robert Sherman
Bangor Theological Seminary

 

Max L. Stackhouse
Princeton Theological Seminary, Emeritus

 

Robert A. Strong, CFA
University of Maine

 

Scott W. Sunquist
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

 

Marianne Meye Thompson
Fuller School of Theology

 

William Vanden Bosch

 

Stephen H. Webb
Wabash College

 

G. Bruce Wiersma
University of Maine

 

Ralph C. Wood
Baylor University

 

 

Frederica Mathewes-Green

Frederica Mathewes-GreenFrederica Mathewes-Green led the April 2012 meeting of the Bangor Pastor Theolgians.  She presented an overview of early Eastern Christian spirituality and the Jesus Prayer and led the group in meditations and reflection of several kontokia by St. Romanos (born in Damascus, 475).  Frederica Mathewes-Green is a wide-ranging author, whose work has appeared in such diverse publications as the Washington Post, Christianity Today, Smithsonian, the Los Angeles Times, First Things, Books & Culture, Sojourners, Touchstone, and the Wall Street Journal. She writes regularly for the multi-faith web magazine Beliefnet.com, and writes movie reviews for National Review Online and Christianity Today Movies

 She has published 9 books, including Facing East: A Pilgrim’s Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy (HarperCollins, 1997) and The Illumined Heart: The Ancient Christian Path of Transformation (Paraclete, 2001). Her commentaries have been heard on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Her essays were selected for Best Christian Writing in 2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006, and Best Spiritual Writing in 1998 and 2007. She has published over 700 articles.

She has also appeared as a speaker over 500 times, at places like Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Wellesley, Cornell, Calvin, Baylor, and Westmont; at the Smithsonian Institute, the Aspen Institute, Washington National Cathedral, the Los Angeles Times Book Festival, the American Academy of Religion, the Veritas Forum, the Family Research Council, and the National Right to Life Committee.

She lives with her husband, the Rev. Gregory Mathewes-Green, in Baltimore, MD, where he is pastor and she is “Khouria” (“Mother”) of the parish they founded, Holy Cross Orthodox Church. Their three children are grown and married, and they have eleven grandchildren. Since 1997, Frederica has been recording books for the blind with the Radio Reading Network of Maryland.