Mary Alice Mulligan

Affiliate Professor of Homiletics and Ethics

Phone: (317) 931-2350
Email: mamulligan@cts.edu

CTS Alumna Mary Alice Mulligan returned to CTS in 2002. Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Rev. Mulligan has served congregations in Illinois, Tennessee, and Indiana.

In 2001, Dr. Mulligan received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in homiletics and ethics. She has taught courses in preaching, world religions, and social ethics at CTS, Vanderbilt, Lexington Theological Seminary, and Detroit’s Ecumenical Theological Seminary. Mulligan holds a Master of Arts degree in world religions from Drew University. She also earned a Master of Divinity degree from CTS and served as Assistant to the Dean here 1988-1991, as Dean of Students 2002-2003, and Director of Sweeney Chapel 2002-2006.

Mulligan is lead author of 4 books. Two are co-authored with CTS professor Rufus Burrow, Jr.: Daring to Speak in God’s Name: Ethical Prophecy in Ministry, and Standing in the Margin: How Your Congregation Can Minister with the Poor. The other two books come out of work with CTS professor Ronald Allen from a Lilly Endowment project, “Listening to Listeners of Sermons,” where she served as associate director. Those books are Believing in Preaching: What Listeners Hear in Sermons and Make the Word Come Alive: Lessons from Laity. She has published numerous other articles, sermons, worship resources, and book reviews..
 
Curriculum Vitae

Syllabi
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Fall 2012

Archived Syllabi
C-539 Introduction to Christian Ethics Spring 2004
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Fall 2005
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Fall 2008
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Spring 2005
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Spring 2008
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Spring 2011
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Summer 2002
C-540 Social Issues in the Local Parish Summer 2003
C-580 World Religions Spring 2009
M-520 Introduction to Preaching Fall 2003
M-530 Women in the Pulpit Fall 2008
M-530 Women in the Pulpit Spring 2010
M-540 Women in the Pulpit Spring 2007
M-540 Women in the Pulpit Summer 2003
M-823 Women in the Pulpit Spring 2002
M-823 Women in the Pulpit Spring 2003
M-823 Preaching Social Issues Spring 2004
M-823 Women in the Pulpit Spring 2006
X-516 Peer Learning in Ministry Spring 2010
X-516 Peer Learning in Ministry Spring 2011