The Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker is Theologian In-Residence and Minister for Adult Spiritual Development at All Souls Church in Washington, DC. A noted author, educator, social activist, and spiritual leader, Rebecca is President Emerita of Starr King School for the Ministry at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. where she led the school to become a counter-oppressive, multi-racial learning community.
Rev. Dr. Parker's publications include Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire, and Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering and the Search for What Saves Us, both co-authored with Rita Nakashima Brock.