“Love, Friendship, and the Sacred in Today’s World”. Workshop lecture at the international conference, “The Unspoken Sacred: The Religious Dimension of Intercultural Dialogue,” convened by the Fondazione Intercultura onlus in Bari, Italy, April 1, 2017.
“Religious Freedom, Religious Pluralism, and Freedom of Expression” Lecture at the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Workshop, “Creating a More Perfect Union in the Bible Belt: Building Community and Cultural Understanding through the Study of Religion and Civil Society,” sponsored by the American Democracy Project, Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, July 14, 2015.
“Between Joy and Lamentation: Theological and Ethical Dimensions of Hurricane Katrina,” Lecture at the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, part of the Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond series, March 17, 2011.
“Truth, Identity, and Recognition: An Overview of Sexuality in Law, Religion, and Society Today,”Opening plenary keynote to the Boston Theological Institute at the conference on “Covenant, Commitment, and Sexuality,” Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton Centre, MA, June 16, 2008.
“What Is Morality When You Are Dealing with Violence?” Lecture to the Theological Opportunities Program of Wellesley, MA, at Harvard Divinity School, October 12, 2006.
“Charity, Justice, and Resurrection: The Example of Saint Dorcas,” Sermon at All Saints Episcopal Church,Brookline, MA, August 20, 2006.
“This Woman’s Work, This Woman’s Time: Sermon on the Feast of St. Martha,” Sermon at All Saints Episcopal Church, Brookline, MA” July 31, 2005.