Dr. Jennie S. Knight is Engaged Teaching and Learning Specialist with the Center for Principled Problem Solving at Guilford College. She is a practical theologian, a religious educator, a professor of religion, and an ordained Baptist minister.

Her areas of expertise include:
Imaging the Divine
Christian Feminist Mysticism
Religion and Popular Culture
Transformative Education for Youth and Adults
Spiritual Formation and Faith Development
Community-based ( Service-Learning ) Education for Congregations and Schools
Cross-Cultural Community Partnerships for Justice, Reconciliation, and Friendship
Feminist and Womanist Theologies and Spiritual Practices

Previously, Rev. Dr. Knight taught Religion and Practical Theology at Emory University for eight years. She served as Assistant Professor in the Practices of Religious Education and Community Ministries, Director of the Religious Education Program, and Interim Director of the Women in Theology and Ministry Program during that time. She earned a Ph. D. in Religion and a Graduate Certificate in Women s Studies from Emory in 2005 and a Masters of Divinity from the Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California in 1998. She was ordained to the ministry at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia in 2006.

In addition to Feminist Mysticism and Images of God, Dr. Knight has published several journal articles and book chapters about transformative religious education with youth, intergenerational, cross-cultural community-based religious education, and religion and popular culture.

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