Summit for Faith and Learning

The annual Perkins Summit for Faith and Learning offers a wide range of theological mini-courses for laypersons, community leaders and clergy. Somewhere between seminary and Sunday School, Summit leverages the rich learning community of Perkins School of Theology to provide a unique, self-paced experience in theological education—for the church and world. Come for a half-day or spend the whole two days with us. Participants are free to design a customized Summit plan!

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2024 Guest Lecturer

Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim was born in Korea, was educated in Canada, and now teaches in the United States as professor of Theology at Earlham School of Religion. She is the author or editor of 23 books, most recently, Surviving God, Invisible, Keeping Hope Alive and Intersectional Theology. She is series Co-Editor for Palgrave Macmillan Series, “Asian Christianity in the Diaspora,” and has served on the American Academy of Religion’s Board of Directors. She is the host of Madang podcast which is sponsored by the Christian Century and is an ordained Presbyterian Church (USA) minister. She blogs on her substack: Loving Life and has written for Huffington Post, The Nation, Sojourners, Baptist News Global, Faith and Leadership and TIME.

Rev. Dr. Kim will be presenting the Lunch and Learn Lecture, "Healing Our Broken Humanity," Friday, March 22, 2024. She will also be teaching "A Theology of Visibility" as one of our Friday afternoon course options after her lecture. 

Perkins Faculty

Fred Aquino


Susanne Scholz


Mark Stamm

Marcell Steuernagel

Marcell Silva Steuernagel


Theodore Walker, Jr.


James Woods, II

PhD (GPRS) Students

Mark Grafenreed

Rob Kranz