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Collection of Essays Reflect Legacy, Pay Tribute to Renowned Theologian, M. Douglas Meeks

September 28, 2015—The lifelong work of Vanderbilt Divinity School professor M. Douglas Meeks has been recognized in a volume of 12 essays that reflect his broad influence on contemporary theological reflection and education and his impact on the life of the church and the world. - See more at: http://www.gbhem.org/article/collection-essays-reflect-legacy-pay-tribute-renown-theologian#sthash.kIPGUtZ6.dpuf READ MORE »







New faculty: Choon-Leong Seow explores many interpretations of ‘Job’

September 16, 2015—Choon-Leong Seow felt extremely homesick when he left his native Singapore with a scholarship to study at Pepperdine University in 1975. “I was the first in my family to go to college, and I was under pressure to succeed as my family had very limited funds,” Seow remembers. READ MORE »



Professor Jaco Hamman quoted in the Nashville Scene article Proposed cuts to a federal housing program slash toward Nashville

September 10, 2015—At a time when both mayoral candidates agree that affordable housing is a pressing need, a proposed 2016 U.S. Senate bill — catchily known as the Fiscal Year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill — may slash federal funding for a Nashville low-income housing initiative to less than one-tenth of its current allotment. READ MORE »


VDS Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture hosts ‘Meet the Fergusons’ spotlights work of Nashville artist

September 10, 2015—“Meet the Fergusons,” an exhibition of works by Nashville artist Samuel L. Dunson Jr., will be at Vanderbilt Divinity School Sept. 17 through Nov. 12. READ MORE »


Pope Francis’ values to impact U.S. trip, says Vanderbilt professor, Bruce Morrill

September 4, 2015—What characterizes Pope Francis’ leadership style — concern for those who are struggling in life — will also characterize his visit to the United States, according to Bruce Morrill, a Vanderbilt University Divinity School professor and Jesuit priest. READ MORE »


Professor Bonnie Miller-McLemore advisor for Children’s Museum exhibit ‘Sacred Journeys’

September 2, 2015—Opening Saturday, “National Geographic Sacred Journeys” — a display four years in the making — tackles the topic of religion through the eyes of five children who are Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Muslim and Buddhist. READ MORE »


Professor Bonnie Miller-McLemore one of the group of scholars assembled to help make National Geographic Sacred Journeys a reality.

September 2, 2015—Each year, more than 330 million people around the world—from all walks of life—journey to a sacred place. Through awe-inspiring immersive environments created with photography from National Geographic, families will be able to observe, discuss, and begin to understand some of the sacred journeys made by people around the world, from personal acts of faith to pilgrimages. READ MORE »



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