Faculty Profile

Terra Rowe

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Philosophy and Religion
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Drew University, 2016.
Major: Theological and Philosophical Studies
Dissertation Title: Toward a Better Worldliness: Ecology, Economy and the Protestant Tradition
MA, The Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia, 2009.
Major: Theology
Degree Specialization: Feminist theology
Dissertation Title: Lutheran Feminist Aesthetics
MA, Wartburg Seminary, 2007.
Major: Diaconal Ministry
Degree Specialization: Lutheran Theology
Dissertation Title: Hermeneutic of the Cross: A Contemporary Reading of Luther's Theology of the Cross as a Hermeneutic of Life
BA, Luther College, 2003.
Major: Psychology

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PHIL 6900.716, Special Problems, Summer 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PHIL 6950.006, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
PHIL 3520.001, Early Christian Thought, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6550.001, Religion and Science, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6950.005, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
PHIL 3650.001, Religion and Science, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 8W2 2020
PHIL 2070.001, Great Religions, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2070.005, Great Religions, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3500.001, Christianity and Philosophy, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PHIL 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
PHIL 2070.001, Great Religions, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PHIL 4951.006, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2020
PHIL 2400.001, Religion and American Society, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PHIL 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
PHIL 6710.001, Ecofeminism: Women's Studies and Environmental Ethics, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2070.901, Great Religions, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3996.704, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2019
PHIL 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
PHIL 3520.001, Early Christian Thought, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2070.901, Great Religions, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3650.001, Religion and Science, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2070.001, Great Religions, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2070.005, Great Religions, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 3500.001, Christianity and Philosophy, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 2400.001, Religion and American Society, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PHIL 6710.001, Ecofeminism: Women's Studies and Environmental Ethics, Fall 2017 SPOT
PHIL 3650.001, Religion and Science, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Rowe, T. (2017). Toward a Better Worldliness: Economy, Ecology, and the Protestant Tradition. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.
Book Chapter
Rowe, T. (2019). Response to Joerg Rieger and Annika Rieger on Working with Environmental Economists. Christian Theology and Climate Change. T and T Clark, Handbook Series.
Rowe, T. (2019). Genus precarious: Luther in the Anthropocene. Luther from the Subaltern: The Alternative Luther.
Rowe, T. (2017). Grace in Intra-action. Entangled Worlds: Science, Religion, Materiality. NY, NY: Fordham University Press.
Rowe, T. (2016). Grace and Climate Change: The Free Gift in Capitalism and Protestantism. Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.
Rowe, T. (2014). The Divinanimality of Lord Sequoia. Divinanimality: Creaturely Theology. NY, NY: Fordham University Press.
Book Review
Schwerin Rowe, T. Review of Mark I. Wallace, When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-enchantment of the World. Environmental Values.
Rowe, T. (2016). Review of Kirisi I. Stjerna's _The Annotated Luther: Word and Faith. The American Academy of Religion online.
Rowe, T. (2016). Review of Timothy J. Wengert's _The Annotated Luther: The Roots of Reform_. The American Academy of Religion online.
Rowe, T. (2013). “Cultivating Unity: Within the Biodiversity of God,”. 40, 6. http://currentsjournal.org/index.php/currents/index
Encyclopedia Article
Rowe, T., Trelstad, M. (2017). Feminist Responses to Luther. Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation. Rowman and Littlefield.
Rowe, T. (2017). Liberalism. Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation. Rowman and Littlefield.
Rowe, T. (2017). Renaissance, Recent Luther. Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation. Rowman and Littlefield.
Journal Article
Rowe, T. (2017). Communicating a Protesting Protestant Heritage. 56(3), 279-289.
Rowe, T. (2016). Communicating Grace. 43(4), .
Rowe, T. (2016). Protestant Ghosts and Spirits of Capitalism: Ecology, Economy, and the Reformation Tradition. 55(1), 50-61.
Rowe, T. (2015). Freedom Is Not Free?: Posthumanist, Ecological Reflections on Christian Freedom and Responsibility. 54(1), 61-71. Wiley Periodicals.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Service
Klaver, I. J. (Co-Principal), Kim, D. (Co-Principal), Samantha, L. (Co-Principal), Terra, R. (Co-Principal), "Women Philosophers Mentoring Group Grant," Sponsored by CLASS Dean's Office, University of North Texas, $5000.00 Funded. (September 2018August 2019).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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