Faculty Directory

L. Callid Keefe-Perry

Assistant Professor of Contextual Education and Public Theology

Selected Courses

  • Public Theology, Politics, and Faith in the United States
  • Theologies of Imagination and Theopoetics
  • Post-Pandemic Wisdom and Practices in Ministry
  • Religious Leadership, Education, and Trauma
  • Introduction to Theological Reflection
  • Contextual Education

Selected Publications

"A Practice of Freedom: Emphasizing Imagination in Theological Education"
In Formative Theological Education. Paulist Press, Forthcoming 2023.

Sense of the Possible: An Introduction to Theology and Imagination.
Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2023.

“Alvesian Theopoetics, the Academy, and What May Come.” Literature and Theology. 33.3 (2019): 321–335.

“Chess Boards and Boxing Gloves: Public Theology, Aesthetics and Post-Truth Politics.” In Religious Studies Scholars as Public Intellectuals. Routledge, 2018: 45-57.

“More Fully to the Risk: Hip Hop as Anatheistic Resistance.” In The Art of Anatheism. Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018: 163-174.

“Called into Crucible: Vocation and Moral Injury in U.S. Public School Teachers.” Religious Education. 113.5 (2018): 489-500.

“Courage in Chaos: The Importance of Trauma-Informed Adult Religious Education.” Religious Education. 114.1 (2018): 30-41. Co-authored with Zachary Moon.

Way to Water: A Theopoetics Primer.
Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2014.

Professional Activities

  • Board Member for the Religious Education Association
  • Assistant Director of the Religion and Education Collaborative