News and Events
July 24, 2015—We celebrate the launch of a Company of New Pastors at Vanderbilt Divinity School, the first non-PC(USA) seminary to be selected for partnership with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Stay tuned for news this fall announcing the first cohort participants! READ MORE »
University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies Amy-Jill Levine’s book, “Short Stories by Jesus,” is included in a list of other publications that discuss Judaism’s role in Christianity.
July 15, 2015— READ MORE »
Amy-Jill Levine, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, was interviewed about her book Short Stories by Jesus
July 13, 2015—Amy-Jill Levine is a Jewish scholar with a deep love for the New Testament. Her latest book is a detailed, scholarly, and witty investigation of some of Jesus’s parables. It’s called Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi. READ MORE »
Congratulations to VDS alumna, Elizabeth Coyle, MTS'11, named Father Ryan dean of student life and campus ministry
July 2, 2015— READ MORE »
June 23, 2015— READ MORE »
#CharlestonShooting: “Hood Blacks, Good Blacks, He Just Saw Blacks” by Amy Steele, Asst. Dean for Student Life VDS
June 23, 2015— READ MORE »
June 22, 2015—Leadership Nashville takes in 44 of the city's leaders, from a judge to a restaurant group owner, to help further their roles in the community in its 2016 class. READ MORE »
NPR’s Here and Now conducted a live interview with Dennis C. Dickerson, James M. Lawson Jr. Professor of History, about the impact of the Charleston shooting, the history of the AME Church and that church’s role in the community.
June 22, 2015— READ MORE »
A prayer offered by the association of Theological Schools' African American Presidents and Deans group.
June 21, 2015— READ MORE »
June 3, 2015—Amy-Jill Levine was interviewed on “Catholic Comments,” a podcast produced at Creighton University, about The Jewish People and their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible. READ MORE »
May 23, 2015—Vanderbilt University professors John S. McClure and Dale P. Andrews want to enrich Sunday mornings for churchgoers across the country by encouraging preachers to craft more compelling sermons. READ MORE »
May 19, 2015—Bonnie Miller-McLemore chats with Callid and Bo to help introduce the upcoming Practical Theology Project. READ MORE »
May 19, 2015—Vanderbilt Divinity School has launched a program to train coaches who will help preachers improve and enrich their sermon preparation and communication skills, thanks to a $500,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. READ MORE »
May 14, 2015—The question sounds almost sophomorically abstract: What is it to know something? But the answer has significant real world consequences in, for example, how we educate our children, how we structure educational systems, and how we prepare for our life’s work. READ MORE »