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Chandra Clark Snell

Chandra Clark Snell
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Chandra Snell, Ph.D. is Co-Director of the Florida A&M University Wesley Foundation, where she is also Assistant Professor of Speech, and sometimes adjunct faculty in the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. She earned her B.S. in journalism from the University of Florida and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Communication/Speech from Florida State University. After perceiving a call to ministry with college students/young adults, she returned to school in 2015, and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Theological Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. She is a Certified Candidate for ordained ministry (deacon track) in the United Methodist Church. Additionally Snell currently serves on the board of Wisdom's Wellspring, a UMC-related residential facility for young women in crisis, and a member of the Westar Institute's Praxis Forum, which seeks to bridge academic theology and the larger world. In addition to the intersections of rhetoric, gender and race. Her scholarly interests also include women in the New Testament, vocational discernment, spiritual autobiography, and women's religious/spiritual leadership.

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Marriage and Food: The Intra-Church Struggle Continues—1 Timothy 4:1-5

Lesson 10: “So the false teachers ‘forbid marriage and demand abstinence from [certain] foods’? Is that all the fuss is about? No wild orgies or murderous rampages? Maybe not, but these beliefs have extensive consequences. Theologically, they imply that true Christians will strive for union with a God who is pure spirit. They must leave behind earthy pleasures like sex and ordinary family life, as well as most tasty foods.”