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Emily Baird-Chrisohon, MDiv'14, invites strangers of differing faiths to take A Seat at the Table and leave as friends

September 22, 2016—This is A Seat at the Table, an informal interfaith conversation at which participants share with others to learn about neighbors of differing faiths. READ MORE »


2016 Vanderbilt Divinity and GDR Distinguished Alumni/ae named

September 20, 2016—A pastor and Tennessee legislator who is a civic and religious leader and a priest who has been a leader in higher education and community service are the 2016 Vanderbilt Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion Distinguished Alumni/ae Award recipients. READ MORE »



Divinity School makes list of ‘Seminaries that Change the World’

September 19, 2016—Vanderbilt Divinity School is included among a select group of seminaries and divinity schools designated “Seminaries that Change the World” for 2016–17 by The Center for Faith and Service. The center, which partners with other groups to help young people connect their passions for service and justice with their faith, is housed at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. READ MORE »


Vanderbilt Divinity School dean to reflect on troubling times

September 15, 2016—Emilie Townes will lead off Vanderbilt Divinity School’s community breakfasts for the 2016-17 school year as the featured speaker Sept. 20. Townes is dean of the Divinity School and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society. READ MORE »





The Tennessean: Opinion: Vanderbilt, rename all buildings connected with slavery by Lee Hall-Perkins, MDiv'15

August 29, 2016—Vanderbilt alumnus Lee Hall-Perkins, an associate pastor at The Living Word International Church, writes that Vanderbilt University and its Board of Trust need to take further steps to rename other buildings on campus that are “symbols of exclusion,” including Elliston Hall and McTyeire Hall. READ MORE »









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