Fellipe do Vale

Graduate Student in Systematic Theology

Contact

Email: fdovale@mail.smu.edu

About

Fellipe was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, but he has done all of his education in the United States, attending Calvin University for a degree in Philosophy and Gender and Studies and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for MAs in Systematic Theology and Church History. His current research is on articulating a theological account of gender drawing on the recognizable tools and virtues of theology for understanding one of humanity's most complex categories.

Advisor: Dr. William J. Abraham

Dissertation Title: "Gender as Love: A Theological Account"

Fellowships, Supported Research, and Other Grants: Southern Methodist University - University Fellowship, Dean's Fellowship

Publications:

“A Teologia do Amor Humano no Pensamento do Santo Agostinho,” Concilium Teologicum (forthcoming) (by invitation and published in Brazil).

“Can a Male Savior Save Women? The Metaphysics of Gender and Christ’s Ability to Save,” Philosophia Christi, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Winter 2019): 309-324.

“Cappadocian or Augustinian? Adjudicating Debates on Gender in the Resurrection,” International Journal of Systematic Theology, Vol. 21, No. 2 (April 2019): 182-198. (Winner of the annual “Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize” for 2018.)

“On Thomas Aquinas’s Rejection of an ‘Incarnation Anyway,’” TheoLogica: An International Journal for Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology, Vol. 2, No. 3 (2018/19).

“Anselm on the Rectus Ordo of Creation,” The Saint Anselm Journal, Vol. 14.1 (Winter 2018): 93-109.

Conference Presentations:

“Can a Male Savior Save Women?” 2020 Helsinki Analytic Theology Conference, (University of Helsinki, Finland).

“What Does it Mean to Give a Theological Account of Gender?” 2019 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (San Diego, CA).

“Unity and Epistemic Disagreement: An Approach from Reformed Catholicity,” Paths to Unity: Christian Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue Today, Southern Methodist University, March 4th, 2019 (Dallas, TX).

“Cappadocian or Augustinian? Adjudicating Debates on Gender in the Resurrection,” 2018 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (Denver, CO).

“Cappadocian or Augustinian? Adjudicating Debates on Gender in the Resurrection,” Oct. 2018, ‘Imagining the Last Things: Eschatology and Apocalypticism, 1500-Present’ (British School at Rome, Rome, Italy).

“Can a Male Savior Save Women?” 2018 40th Anniversary Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers (Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI).

“Is Analytic Theology Biblical? A Way Forward from Calvin and Vermigli,” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (Providence, RI).

“Gender is a Function of the Sexed Body: A Theological Ontology of Gender,” Oct. 2017 Regional Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers (Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX).

Service to the Profession:

Steering Committee Member, Analytic Theology Section at the Evangelical Theological Society