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James Hudnut-Beumler quoted in Faith, Finance and Fear: How Churches Declare Bankruptcy

March 13, 2015—Bankruptcy is one of the most effective yet misunderstood forms of consumer protection in the legal system. But what do you do when the very concept of bankruptcy contradicts the foundation of your beliefs? The process of resolving insolvency is a particularly tricky one for a select group of individuals — church leaders. READ MORE »


Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class. Professor Douglas A. Knight quoted

March 13, 2015—A multidisciplinary class at Vanderbilt Divinity School is exploring the ramifications of an increasing emphasis around the globe on the material world and this-worldly existence, according to Douglas Knight, who is teaching “Secularism” this semester with 29 other Vanderbilt faculty members serving as guest lecturers. READ MORE »


Craddock remembered as extraordinary preacher

March 13, 2015—The Rev. Dr. Fred B. Craddock, a Divinity School distinguished alumnus who transformed the field of homiletics and preaching, died March 6 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He was 86 years old and had suffered from Parkinson’s disease. READ MORE »





Nashville Development Will House People With Disabilities Next To Future Pastors

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 Michelson co-organizing Hugoye Symposium IV: Syriac and the Digital Humanities

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 »


Freedom Rider: ‘It was like my guts jumped’ VDS RACC's Dave Perkins quoted

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 »


Short Stories by Jesus by Amy-Jill Levine

February 18, 2015—featured in America: The National Catholic Review magazine. It's the Catholic Book Club selection for February. READ MORE »



VDS student leads vigil for sexual assault survivors held at Parthenon

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 »



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