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Three VU graduate students of African descent named ‘Rising Theological Educators’

October 15, 2015—Vanderbilt University graduate students Michael R. Fisher Jr., Bridgett A. Green and Aaron Howard have been awarded 2015 Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) fellowships for doctoral students of African descent. READ MORE »


What would Jesus say about same-sex marriage? Vandy prof, Amy-Jill Levine answers

October 9, 2015—Professor Levine participated in a wide-ranging interview on a variety of religious subjects ahead of a talk she is giving to an interfaith audience in Mobile later this week. READ MORE »


VDS alumna Blair Tolbert, MDiv'10 named Dean of Chapel & College Minster at Young Harris College

October 1, 2015—“I am extremely excited to welcome Rev. Tolbert to the Young Harris College family,” said Vice President for Student Development Angi Smith, J.D. READ MORE »




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 »



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