FOR JULY 1, 2001 TO JUNE 30, 2002





I.                   Publications, Performances, Exhibits



Braxton, Brad R.


“Finishing the Race,” a sermon published in Lectionary Homiletics XII (August 2001): 23-26.


“Three-Dimensional Faith,” The Christian Century (December 12, 2001): 13.


“Ready for the Revolution,” The Christian Century (January 2-9, 2002): 18.


“From Dust to Diamonds,” a sermon published in Preaching Great Texts I (April-June 2002): 47-49.



Weber, Samuel F.


“A Catholic Looks at Baptist Spirituality.”


“Spirituality in the South.”


Accompanist, Divinity School Chapel


Director, Chant Choir, Divinity School Chapel




II.                Papers and Presentations





Braxton, Brad R.


“Good Ministry: Principle, Priority, and Practice,” paper presented at the Fund for Theological Education’s Initiative to Strengthen Congregational Leadership, Indianapolis, Indiana (January 8, 2002).


“A (Black) Reader-Response to Galatians 1:1-9,” paper presented in the African American Biblical Hermeneutics Section at the 2001 Society of Biblical Literature Meeting, Denver, Colorado (November 17, 2001).


“Response-Able Freedom: Reader-Response and African American Liberation,” paper Presented in the Hermeneutics and Biblical Study Section at the 2001 Academy of Homiletics Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri (November 30, 2001).



Leonard, Bill J.


“Spirituality in America” lectures, Baptist Student Union, College of William and Mary, February 2002.


“Baptist History” lectures, Baptist Church, Anderson, SC, February, 2002.


“Appalachian Religion” lectures, Myers Park United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC, October, 2001.


“Southern Religion” lectures, Northminster Baptist Church, Jackson, MS (With Dr. Charles Regan Wilson)



Tupper, E. Frank


“Biblicism, Exclusivism, and Triuphalism: The Travail of Baptist Identity”, Regional Meeting, Association of Baptist Professors of Religion, Atlanta.



Weber, Samuel F.


Saint Thomas Aquinas’ Eucharistic Hymn “Adoro Te Devote” and Its Presentation in Lutheran Hymnody. A paper presented at the Aquinas-Luther Dialogue, Lenoir-Rhyne College, September 25-27, 2001.






III.             Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies



Braxton, Brad R.


I am a member of the Public Advisory Board for the National Study of Youth and Religion. This interfaith study, which is being conducted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will provide a descriptive map of the ways in which religion impacts American youth. The Lilly Foundation has funded the study. The Advisory Board holds a two-day board meeting annually.



Crainshaw, Jill Y.


Co-Chair, Presbyterian and Reformed Sub-Group of North American Academy of Liturgy


Board of Directors – Association for Case Teaching


Pastoral Consultant – Bixby Presbyterian Church – 40 hours



Leonard, Bill J.


Chair, editorial board, Perspectives in Religious Studies


Editorial Board, Religion and Disability Journal


Member, Baptist Heritage Advisory Board, Regent’s Park College, Oxford, England.


Vice Chair, Executive Board, Appalachian Ministries Educational Resource Center, Berea, KY.


Vice President, National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion.


Pastor Search Committee, Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville, KY



Weber, Samuel F.


Consultant for spiritual development of diocesan priests, Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, SC.


Faculty for education of Deacon Candidates, Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, SC.



Consultant for development of spiritual formation of high school students, Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, SC.


Consultant for Society of Holy Trinity, Lutheran Pastors of North Carolina, Society for Spiritual and Professional Development.




IV.              External Grants Received



Crainshaw, Jill Y.


Topic:               Pastoral Excellence


Agency:            Lilly Foundation


$ Requested:    $700,000


$ Funded:         Pending



Leonard, Bill J.


Topic:               Theology of Vocation


Agency:            Lilly Endowment


$ Requested:    $2 million


$ Funded:         $1.9 million


Topic:               Baptist identity and theological education


Agency:            Wabash Center


$ Requested:    $45,000


$ Funded:         $45,000