About Caryn Riswold

Caryn D. Riswold is a feminist theologian in the Lutheran tradition. She is Professor of Religion and also teaches Gender and Women’s Studies at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, where she has worked for over a decade teaching undergraduates to think critically and creatively about religion. She earned her Ph.D. and Th.M. from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, holds a master’s degree from the Claremont School of Theology, and received her B.A. from Augustana College in her childhood hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

  • DeAbe

    Caryn, A calm response. Thanks for reminding us that saying one thing does not necessarily mean denying something else and that it is very difficult to say everything at once. A hermenuetic of suspicion usually needs a hermenuetic of generosity for a partner. LDL