Dean Townes' message
We continue to seek to live in peace and with justice in our troubled land. Yes, there is violence all around us from Nashville to Ferguson to Detroit to Pakistan. I wish for us all strengthened resolve to live our faiths and not let go of our commitment to be prophetic witnesses for a deep spirituality that brings in justice.
Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes, Dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School
E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society.
VDS Voices Blog
- Ferguson and Minjung Theology: Intersectionality, Solidarity, and Protest — by Teresa Kim Pecinovsky, MDiv2 Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother’s only son, and she was a...December 17, 2014
- READ THIS BOOK – December 2014 — Each month, we ask a member of the Vanderbilt Divinity School faculty to recommend a book they are currently reading. Our December recommendation is offered by Herbert Marbury, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible. When I prep for a new course, I use the experience as an opportunity to read new books but also to reread those that...December 14, 2014
- “A Conversion to the Neighbor” — by Gabe Horton, MDiv3 A 1970s Aboriginal activist group once issued this challenge to well-intentioned white Australians seeking to help: If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. Marginalia is a student group at Vanderbilt...December 10, 2014
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