The Rev. Dr. Nora Tubbs Tisdale
Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: Yale Divinity School
The Rev. Nora Tubbs Tisdale is professor of homiletics at the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, CT.
She has earned a B.A. from the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill; a D.Min. from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia; and a Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Professor Tisdale teaches the theory and practice of preaching, with research interests in congregational studies and preaching, women's ways of preaching, and prophetic preaching.
She is the author or editor of five books including Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art; Making Room at the Table: An Invitation to Multicultural Worship; and three volumes of The Abingdon Women's Preaching Annual. She also wrote the chapter on the Riverside Church preachers in The History of the Riverside Church in the City of New York, and is currently co-editing a book for teachers of preaching.
A former president of the Academy of Homiletics, Professor Tisdale has served on the faculties of Union Theological Seminary in Virginia (now Union-PSCE) and Princeton Theological Seminary, and as adjunct faculty at Union Theological Seminary in New York. She also served on the pastoral staff of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City, where she provided theological oversight for the Center for Christian Studies, an innovative lay theological academy offering courses for over 2,000 people in the greater New York area.
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Sunday November 02, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Nora Tubbs Tisdale is professor of homiletics at the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Ct.
Sunday October 19, 2008
The Rev. Nora Tubbs Tisdale is professor of homiletics at the Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Ct.
Articles by The Rev. Dr. Nora Tubbs Tisdale
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Thursday March 24, 2022
Preaching by women is not only about bringing women’s life experience into the pulpit; it is also about crafting theology through the lens of that experience and challenging theologies that do not lead to the liberation of all peoples—including women.
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Thursday November 06, 2008
The Rev. Dr. Nora Tubbs Tisdale discusses women in preaching, cultural anthropology and her view of the Church in society. Day1 Podcast Extra Interview with host Peter Wallace