Beth Felker Jones, Ph.D. - Wheaton College. Wheaton, IL, US

Beth Felker Jones, Ph.D. Beth Felker Jones, Ph.D.

Professor of Theology | Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL, US

Dr. Jones writes for the church and for the academy on the topics of conversion, the body, and doctrine.

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Beth Felker Jones | Witnessing in Freedom Beth Felker Jones | The Bible and the Body (03/19/2014) Beth Felker Jones, Assoc. Prof. of Theology | Kingdom Freedom Beth Felker Jones | The Bible and the Body

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Biography

Dr. Beth Felker Jones, who earned her doctorate at Duke University, teaches systematic theology at Wheaton College. She is a regular contributor to The Christian Century and is currently working on a theology of conversion titled Converting Love: Conversion Among the Loci for Oxford University Press. Dr. Jones’ most recent book is Faithful: A Theology of Sex. She is also the author of Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically, God the Spirit: Introducing Pneumatology in Wesleyan and Ecumenical Perspective, and The Marks of His Wounds: Resurrection Doctrine and Gender Politics.

Education (3)

Duke University: Ph.D., Systematic Theology 2004

Duke Divinity School: M.T.S., Theology 2000

DePauw University: B.A., Psychology 1998

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests (11)

Theology and the Body The Resurrection Gender and Theology Christology Grace and Holiness Conversion John Wesley Feminist Theology Eschatology Contemporary Religious Thought Marriage, Sex and Family in Christian Tradition

Professional Affiliations (4)

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Christian Theology Research Fellowship
  • John Wesley Fellowship
  • Wesleyan Theological Society

Media Appearances (1)

Politics, Tragedy And Religion In The Public Sphere

OnPoint  radio

2015-07-06

How should we talk about faith and God in these uncertain times? We put that tough question—and more—to a roundtable of religious thinkers.

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Presentations and Event Appearances (8)

Beauty, Order, and Mystery: The Christian Vision of Sexuality

The Center for Pastor Theologians' 2016 Theology Conference  Calvary Memorial Church, Chicago

2016-10-24

"Wesleyan Theology for a Church with a Future"

Dean's Lecture,  Candler School of Theology, Emory University

2015-11-11

Keynote Speaker

Wheaton Theology Conference  Wheaton, IL.

2015-04-09

Trinity: What's God up to in the world?

Albright-Deering Lecture: "Creativity: Speaking of God in a New Media Age"  Pittsburgh, PA.

2015-04-01

Keynote Speaker

Annual Meeting of the Wesleyan Theological Society: "The Future of Wesleyan Theology is Revival"  Mt. Vernon, OH.

2015-03-01

Integrating Theology: Conversation

Provisional Ordination Seminar for the Wisconsin Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church  Pine Lake, WI.

2013-05-01

Theology and the Body and Cosmetic Enhancement

The Scandal of Bioethics Conference  The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, Deerfield, IL.

2011-07-01

Personal Holiness: Ordering your own household

Wesley Conexion Project  University of Indianapolis, ID.

2011-06-01

Academics and Published Research (3)

Courses Taught

- Christian Thought
- Gender and Theology
- Eschatology
- Theology of John Wesley
- Systematic Theology
- Christian Ethics
- Marriage, Sex, and Family in the Christian Tradition
- Christology
- Gospel, Church, and Culture
- Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
- Human Trafficking: Political and Theological Perspectives

Research

- Theology and the Body
- The Resurrection
- Gender and Theology
- Christology
- Grace and Holiness
- Conversion

Columnist

Columnist for the Christian Century, "on media."

Select Articles, Chapters, Reviews, and Other Publications (4)

Writing theology for the church Catalyst

Beth Felker Jones

2012

Called first to Christ Christian History

Beth Felker Jones

2014

What is Christian Hope? Theology Questions Everyone Asks: Christian Faith in Plain Language

Beth Felker Jones

2014

‘The Spirit Helps us in our Weakness’: Review essay on Sarah Coakley’s God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity' The Other Journal

Beth Felker Jones

2014

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