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Rev. Becca Stevens, MDiv90, takes on tragedy, healing of tea in book

November 12, 2014—he Rev. Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest, writer and activist at Vanderbilt University’s St. Augustine’s Chapel. Stevens is most well known for starting Magdalene, a healing residential program for women coming out of prostitution and addiction. Part of the program is the operation of Thistle Farms businesses, a café and a line of body care products. READ MORE »







New faculty: Phillis Sheppard examines womanist perspectives in psychoanalysis and religion

October 13, 2014—Phillis Sheppard traces her early interest in the role of religion and culture in self-understanding to growing up in a family with some powerful church women. READ MORE »



Vanderbilt marks African American milestones

October 13, 2014—It has been 50 years since eight African American students made history in 1964 when they enrolled in Vanderbilt University’s College of Arts and Science and School of Engineering. READ MORE »




http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2014/10/george-clinton-black-theology/

October 2, 2014—George Clinton, singer, songwriter and mastermind of the Parliament-Funkadelic collective, will be featured at a Vanderbilt University Graduate Department of Religion and Divinity School symposium Oct. 18. READ MORE »


Amy-Jill Levine: Vanderbilt biblical scholar offers fresh look at Jesus' parables

September 2, 2014—A renowned New Testament scholar at Vanderbilt University who studies Jesus' first-century context has found that his parables, when heard in their own historical setting, have surprising messages that speak to readers 2,000 years later. READ MORE »



Open forum with Dean Emilie Townes at Divinity Community Breakfast

September 17, 2014—Vanderbilt Divinity Dean Emilie M. Townes will speak briefly about her continuing vision for the Divinity School and then invite questions and comments at a community breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 25. READ MORE »



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