Rebecca Armstrong
rarmstrong@ben.edu
Phone: 219-778-9778, 847-707-1781 (cell)
Degree Level/Concentration:
MA, Univ. of Chicago Divinity School / Ethics
D Min, Chicago Theological Seminary / Contemporary Spirituality

 

Professional Background:
Rev. Dr. Rebecca Armstrong is a minister, musician, mythologist and educator. Beginning in 1990 Rebecca worked for the Joseph Campbell Foundation, spearheading their international outreach program and lecturing for its study groups in places as far away as Malaysia, Lithuania and Brazil. She has a masters degree in religion from the University of Chicago Divinity School, a masters of divinity from Meadville-Lombard, the Unitarian-Universalist seminary, and completed her doctorate at Chicago Theological Seminary in 2004. She served in two churches before striking out on her own as a freelance minister with an interfaith, urban-based ministry in Chicago. She currently teaches courses in religion, philosophy, ethics and anthropology at Purdue University in Indiana and DePaul University in Illinois. She has a passion for interfaith dialogue, social ethics, the idea of the City Beautiful and conversations of a higher order.