Eric A. Thomas

Assistant Professor of Bible, General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church

Eric A. Thomas is an Assistant Professor of Bible at the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church. His research interests include Queer biblical interpretation, Diasporic Studies and Homiletics. Eric is a graduate of Drew University where he completed the Ph.D. in New Testament with concentrations in Africana, and Women and Gender Studies, and the Interdenominational Theological Center where he completed his M.Div. His research explores the potential for queer people of color to engage with scriptural texts to articulate and embody their own modes of flourishing. In addition to his scholarship, Eric is a pastor and an activist, having served since 2017 at the Siloam Presbyterian Church in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.