About

About Me

The Rev. Dr. Charles Thomas Hawkins

Experience

Priest in Charge, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, 2013- Present.

Rector, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 2000 to 2013.

Curate, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1998-2000

Ordination

Ordained Deacon, May 1998 by the Rt. Rev. Edwin F. Gulick, Jr.

Ordained Priest, January 1999 by the Rt. Rev. Edwin F. Gulick, Jr.

Education

Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, May 1995

Th.M., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, May 1991

M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, May 1990

B.A., Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, May 1987

Additional studies at Oxford University (1992), University of the South (1997), and Harvard University (2010).

Personal

Born 1965 in Guntersville, Alabama
Married 1987 to Katherine
Father of two children: Elisabeth (born 1994) and William (born 1998)

Online

https://www.facebook.com/charles.thomas.hawkins

http://twitter.com/charles_hawkins

http://charleshawkins.blogspot.com/

http://www.youtube.com/user/chashawkins

*Strengths include: Preaching, teaching, worship (planning and leading), pastoral care giving, and parish administration.

Recent Community & Diocesan Activity

Member of the Examining Chaplains for the Diocese of Mississippi (2014- present); Member of the Cathedral Chapter (2000-2003), Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, Kentucky; Member of the Board of Cathedral Commons (2003-2007), Low Income Housing Development, Louisville, Kentucky; Ecumenical Officer for Diocese of Kentucky (1999-2007); Member of the Commission on Ministry for the Diocese of Kentucky (1999-2007); Examining Chaplain for the Diocese of Kentucky (2001-present); Member of Trustees and Council, Diocese of Kentucky (2006-2007); Board Member (and Treasurer) of Kentuckiana Interfaith Community (2000-2007); Board Member and Vice President of Kentucky Council of Churches (2000-2007); Board Member and Former Treasurer of United Crescent Hill Ministries, Louisville, Kentucky (2000-2007); Dean, Anglican Studies Program, Diocese of Kentucky (2005-2006); Member of the Curriculum Development Committee, Deacon Training Program, Diocese of Kentucky (2007).  Member of Standing Committee of the Diocese of Kentucky (2011 to present).

Publications

“The Millennium and the Ideal Speech Community,” Review and Expositor, Summer 2000.

Poststructuralism, Critical Theory, and Postliberal Theology, University Press of America, 1997 (a revision of my doctoral dissertation).

“Remembering Tamar,” Review and Expositor, Fall 1996.

“Benhabib’s and Hekman’s Ad Hoc Contribution to Religious Epistemology,” paper presented to the Southeastern regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion, 1996.

Book review of Foundations of Socratic Ethics and Aristotle in Outline published in Paradigms, 1995.

“Does Ricoeur Know What He is Doing?” paper presented to the biennial meeting of the Baptist Association of Philosophy Teachers, 1995; a previous version of the same paper was presented to the Eastern regional meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophy, 1993.

“Two Thirds: Beyond Idealism and Positivism,” paper presented to the biennial meeting of the Baptist Association of Philosophy Teachers, 1993.

Book review of Postmodern Theology published in Paradigms, 1991.

Academic Employment

Adjunct Faculty, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 2001 to present.  Teaching Anglican Studies and supervising field education for Episcopal Students.

Adjunct Faculty in Theology, Bellarmine University, Fall 2001. Course, Quest for God.

Adjunct Faculty in Theology, Campbellsville University, Spring 2002. Course, Systematic Theology.

Adjunct Faculty in Philosophy, University of Kentucky Community College System (Jefferson Community College and Elizabethtown Community College), 1994. Courses: Biomedical Ethics, Business Ethics, Logic, Philosophical Ethics and Introduction to Philosophy.

Field Supervisor, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Supervised Ministry Experience Program.

Garrett Fellow, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Department of Philosophy, 1991-1992, and 1994-1995.

In the summer, this gargoyle frightens evil away from my blackberries.

In the summer, this gargoyle frightens evil away from my blackberries.

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