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Prof James Hudnut-Beumler quoted in Castle Rock New Press article "A match made in heaven"

August 17, 2015—Churches in commercial spaces, like strip malls, have become a common phenomenon across the U.S., particularly as more contemporary congregations try to draw in younger members to replace the aging populations of more traditional churches. James Hudnut-Beumler, Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History and former dean of the Divinity School, is quoted. READ MORE »

Vanderbilt Divinity partnership addresses affordable housing need

August 11, 2015—An affordable housing model that brings together Vanderbilt Divinity School students with young adults with intellectual and developmental challenges is believed to be the first of its kind in Tennessee. Located in the Chestnut Hill area, Divinity Friendship House at Vanderbilt will provide low-cost housing to eight students and three individuals who are all on the autism spectrum this fall semester. READ MORE »

Company of New Pastors program mentors clergy for success

July 24, 2015—We celebrate the launch of a Company of New Pastors at Vanderbilt Divinity School, the first non-PC(USA) seminary to be selected for partnership with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Stay tuned for news this fall announcing the first cohort participants! READ MORE »

Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, was interviewed about her book Short Stories by Jesus

July 13, 2015—Amy-Jill Levine is a Jewish scholar with a deep love for the New Testament. Her latest book is a detailed, scholarly, and witty investigation of some of Jesus’s parables. It’s called Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi. READ MORE »

Meet the 2016 Leadership Nashville class including our own Emilie M. Townes

June 22, 2015—Leadership Nashville takes in 44 of the city's leaders, from a judge to a restaurant group owner, to help further their roles in the community in its 2016 class. READ MORE »

Postcast with Amy-Jill Levine: The Jewish People and their Sacred Scripture in the Christian Bible

June 3, 2015—Amy-Jill Levine was interviewed on “Catholic Comments,” a podcast produced at Creighton University, about The Jewish People and their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible. READ MORE »

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