Seminars and workshops that integrate Christian teaching, social concerns, and personal realities.



Prayer, critical scriptural exegesis, justice, and spiritual enrichment guide my preaching ministry.



Discursive expertise in matters of race, gender, religion, and justice.



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 Who is Eboni Marshall Turman?

Dr. Turman is Assistant Professor of Theology and African American Religion at Yale University Divinity School in New Haven, CT.  She formerly served as Assistant Research Professor of Theological Ethics, Black Church Studies, and African & African American Studies and Director of the Office of Black Church Studies at Duke University Divinity School.

An author, ordained minister, professor, and public theologian, the Reverend Dr. Marshall Turman is a refreshing addition to our most pressing national discussions of faith, race and gender. With a decidedly womanist point of view, hers stands out as one of very few scholarly millennial voices offering moral perspective on issues facing the Black community.

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The Black Church is an institution that emerged in rebellion against injustice perpetrated upon black bodies. How is it, then, that black women’s oppression persists in black churches? This book engages the Chalcedonian Definition as the starting point for exploring the body as a moral dilemma.

  • Episode 1: My Goodness and Mercy!

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    Tune into Episode 1 of the Black Women Think podcast where black women (and those who love them) think at the intersections of race, gender and religion toward the flourishing of black women everywhere.

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  • Critical Essay: Black Women’s Faith, Black Women’s Flourishing

    "At the heart of this faith is love: an unapologetic self-love in a world that has historically despised black women; love for the Spirit; and a deep love of creation, culture, joy, and laughter. Womanist theology loves out loud. And it loves widely."

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    Critical Essay: Black Women’s Faith, Black Women’s Flourishing
  • The Interview with Girls at Library

    “The power of story is the fact that it gives us resources. Stories are themselves resources that show us the way, that show us how we might live, how we ought to live, what we might do in our own realities.”

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