Kathryn Reklis

Kathryn Reklis is Assistant Professor of Modern Protestant Theology at Fordham University in New York City. She holds a PhD in religious studies from Yale University. Her first book, Theology and the Kinesthetic Imagination: Jonathan Edwards and the Making of Modernity (Oxford University Press, 2014), explores the intersection of theology and performance studies to investigate the role of the body, desire, and beauty as sources for theological knowledge in the making of modernity. She is the co-founder of The Moth Chase, a blog on pop culture, gender, and religion and a regular contributor to the "On Media" column at The Christian Century. She is also a Research Fellow for the New Media Project at the Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis and Co-Director of the Institute for Art, Religion, and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary, where she served as Director of Theological Initiatives and Senior Adviser to the President from 2008-2011.

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