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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 »


Divinity School to host the Art, Advocacy & Action Symposium 'This Is My Body: Exploring Gender and Sexual Justice'

January 26, 2015—Beginning February 11 and spanning three days, Vanderbilt Divinity School will host its second annual Art, Advocacy and Action symposium. READ MORE »


VDS Alumna's 'residential program for women' featured in new PBS series

January 26, 2015—On Monday Thistle Farms, started by Becca Stevens, will be featured in PBS’ “A Path Appears,” which is a three-part documentary series that builds off the vision of New York Times best-seller “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” READ MORE »


Former VDS professor, William Edward Farley, dies at 85

January 26, 2015—William Edward Farley taught philosophy and theology at DePauw University and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary before joining the faculty of the Vanderbilt Divinity School in 1969, working there for three decades. READ MORE »





Listen: Renowned scholar of #HebrewBible and ancient Near East, Jack Sasson, retires from teaching

January 13, 2015—Students and colleagues of Jack M. Sasson recently feted the Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible at Vanderbilt University on the occasion of his “last tango” (final class lecture). READ MORE »



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