News and Events
March 5, 2015—A new low-income housing development is being lauded as the first of its kind in the state. 12 Garden Street, in Nashville's Chestnut Hill neighborhood, will house future pastors alongside people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. READ MORE »
Professor David A. Michelson's book, The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug, now available in the US.
March 2, 2015— READ MORE »
February 26, 2015—Syriaca.org is pleased to be a co-sponsor of Hugoye Symposium IV: Syriac and the Digital Humanities which will be held on 3/6/15 at Rutgers University. READ MORE »
February 24, 2015—Ivor “Jerry” Moore was just 19 years old when he boarded a bus bound for Birmingham to fight segregation on public transit systems in the South. READ MORE »
February 18, 2015—featured in America: The National Catholic Review magazine. It's the Catholic Book Club selection for February. READ MORE »
Amy-Jill Levine was interviewed by WUOT-FM (University of Tennessee at Knoxville) about what Jews and Christians can learn about each other by reading the New Testament.
February 12, 2015— READ MORE »
January 27, 2015—Sarah O'Brien was sexually assaulted, but she doesn't identify herself as a "victim." The 23-year-old Master of Divinity student at Vanderbilt University said she is "a survivor." READ MORE »
Divinity School to host the Art, Advocacy & Action Symposium 'This Is My Body: Exploring Gender and Sexual Justice'
January 26, 2015—Beginning February 11 and spanning three days, Vanderbilt Divinity School will host its second annual Art, Advocacy and Action symposium. READ MORE »
January 26, 2015—On Monday Thistle Farms, started by Becca Stevens, will be featured in PBS’ “A Path Appears,” which is a three-part documentary series that builds off the vision of New York Times best-seller “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” READ MORE »
January 26, 2015—William Edward Farley taught philosophy and theology at DePauw University and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary before joining the faculty of the Vanderbilt Divinity School in 1969, working there for three decades. READ MORE »
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Dean Emilie M. Townes among authors of An Open Letter to Presidents and Deans of Theological Schools in the United States
January 18, 2015— READ MORE »
Cardinal decries 'feminized' Catholic Church in backlash against pope's reforms VDS Prof, Bruce Morrill, is quoted
January 15, 2015— READ MORE »
January 13, 2015—Students and colleagues of Jack M. Sasson recently feted the Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible at Vanderbilt University on the occasion of his “last tango” (final class lecture). READ MORE »