Dr. Hornsby Finishes Book "Bible Transitions: Toward a Trans Biblical Hermeneutic"

Professors research, write, research, write, review, and research. Sabbatical is how university professors refuel and stay relevant for students. Dr. Teresa Hornsby is on sabbatical for the academic year 2015-2016. She has just finished her book Bible Transitions: Toward a Trans Biblical Hermeneutic now in press. She is working on An Introduction to Gender, Sexuality and the Bible. Her article “The Bible and American LGBT Interpretation,” will appear in The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America.

Dr. Hornsby also is working on two book reviews and will give three paper presentations in November, one at the Society of Biblical Literature in Atlanta with a paper on “Slenderman, Transgender and the Apocalypse.” At this conference she also will be participating in a panel discussion of a new book, Intersex, Theology, and the Bible: Troubling Bodies in Church, Text, and Society.

Dr. Hornsby is known for putting her time, passion, and intellect into the classroom. She remarks, “Sabbatical gives us the time to equip ourselves to be the best teachers we can be, and to do all of the things we put on the back burner.”