News and Events
Professor Forrest Harris keynote speaker - Drum Major banquet to recognize extraordinary acts of service
March 20, 2015—St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church in Gallatin will hold its second annual Drum Major Awards Banquet to honor outstanding local community leaders 5 p.m. March 28 at First Baptist Church on Winchester Street. READ MORE »
Mothers, children and theology focus of Antoinette Brown Lecture, delivered by Bonnie Miller-McLemore
March 20, 2015—Miller-McLemore, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Religion, Psychology and Culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School, will speak at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel. Her talk is free and open to the public. READ MORE »
Professor Bruce Morrill quoted in @csmonitor St. Patrick's Day parade: LGBT inclusion hints at shifting Catholic mores (+video)
March 18, 2015— READ MORE »
Podcast: Dr. Amy Jill Levine disusses the text The Jewish People and their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible, which was published by the Pontifical Biblical Commission in 2001.
March 16, 2015— READ MORE »
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 »
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 »
Congratulations to our own Professor John McClure who has been named one of six 2015-2016 Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology
March 13, 2015— READ MORE »
Browse to the Authorial Intentions page on the Divinity Library Web site to listen to an interview with Dave Michelson about his book The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug.
March 9, 2015— READ MORE »
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 »