Intersections at The Seattle School
Intersections is a robust collection of essays, dialogues, critical engagement, and art from faculty, staff, alumni, students, and other thought leaders. Guided by a commitment to understanding narrative, wrestling with complexity, and fostering discourse Intersections seeks to develop and inspire wisdom and imagination for a world in need of complex thinkers and healers.
Prophetic Rage: The Theology of Women’s Anger
Jennifer Fernandez writes that anger is not just a social or political necessity; it is in line with a long line of prophetic theological thought.
Step Into the River: Love That Crosses Barriers
David Rice offers a pastoral call to lean into the division-crossing love that might help foster a new kind of discourse.
We Are Still Here
Paul Steinke offers words of welcome and blessing at our fourth annual Symposia: An Intersection of Conversation and Innovation.
Convocation Address: Our Theological Roots
Dr. Craig Detweiler reflects on The Seattle School’s founding mission and orients our community to a new academic year at Convocation 2018.
Reconciling Cultural Tensions in Crazy Rich Asians
Dr. Craig Detweiler, President of The Seattle School, offers a response to the groundbreaking new film Crazy Rich Asians.
Orientation 2018 Photo Gallery
A gallery of photos celebrating The Seattle School’s New Student Orientation, and the official launch of the 2018-19 school year.
The Dynamic Grief of Tahlequah
Beau Denton reflects on what the story of Tahlequah the orca might reveal about our collective need for—and terror of—grief that sparks action.
Fairy Tales as an Avenue to the Unconscious
Katie Lin looks back on “Disney, Fairy Tales, and Feminist Theory,” reflecting on the art of storytelling and fairy tales as an avenue to the unconscious.
Relational Perspectives with Annie Rogers: An Interview with Dr. Roy Barsness
Dr. Roy Barsness discusses the vision behind the Relational Perspectives Series, and why he looks forward to this year’s guest, Dr. Annie Rogers.
A Time of Endings, a Time of Beginnings
You spent this past week settling into new homes, purchasing last minute books, figuring out your commute, or perhaps even driving to Seattle in a moving truck. Know that we are conscious of the days to come for you and the energy, vulnerability, and depth you have already brought to this process of arriving. There […]
Fragile and Ill Women: Why Are We Telling These Stories?
Hannah Martin explores how, even as storytellers offer new images of masculinity, the role of fragile, passive women still persists.
Receive and Reciprocate: The Generosity of Shared Space
Soon, you will cross the narrow threshold at 2501 Elliott Ave, stepping from the weathered smells of saltwater and railroad tracks into the scents of coffee, books, and the stories that have been and are still forming in and around you. The Seattle School is a community of intentional forming and re-forming, and in that […]