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From Faith & Leadership - Emilie M. Townes: The church is being transformed

March 25, 2014—The dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School rejects the notion that the church is dying and sees the job of the divinity school as preparing students financially, spiritually and professionally to lead in a church that is changing. READ MORE »

Congratulations to our very own Sarah Jennings, MDiv3, who won Vanderbilt's version of American Idol!!!!!!

March 14, 2014—Watch: A star is born ... Vandy-style MARCH 14, 2014 - 10:28 AM Posted Friday, March 14, 2014 -- 10:28 AM The winner of Vanderbilt's version of American Idol is Sarah Jennings, a third-year master's student at Vanderbilt Divinity School. Jennings won the Vanderbilt Star songwriting contest on March 14 at Ingram Hall with her winning song "Addicted to You." READ MORE »

Antoinette Brown Lecturer, Ellen Armour, to discuss impact of Anglican Church crisis

March 10, 2014—A seismic event for the Episcopal Church U.S.A. -- the consecration of its first openly gay bishop -- will be the starting point for Ellen T. Armour when she delivers the 40th Antoinette Brown Lecture March 20 at Vanderbilt Divinity School READ MORE »

Yale chaplain, Sharon M.K. Kugler, to deliver Vanderbilt Divinity Bogitsh lecture

February 24, 2014—Yale University Chaplain Sharon M.K. Kugler will discuss committed interfaith work in a multi-faith world for the 2014 Mafoi Carlisle Bogitsh Memorial Lecture Feb. 27 at Vanderbilt Divinity School. READ MORE »

Civil Rights Icon James Lawson Provides Living History At CSUN

February 13, 2014—Acclaimed civil rights leader the Rev. James Lawson is spending this spring teaching at California State University, Northridge and hoping to inspire students to follow the words of author Robert Louis Stevenson: "To be what you are capable of becoming what you can become is the sole end of life!" READ MORE »

Focus is on creative process at VU immigration reform symposium hosted by Vanderbilt Divinity School

February 14, 2014—Visual, film and musical artists will come together to explore new approaches to immigration reform at a public symposium Feb. 20 and 21 at Vanderbilt University and the Scarritt-Bennett Center. READ MORE »

Rabbi Randall Falk's conscience led city in stormy times

February 2, 2014—Late Nashville rabbi Randall Falk was an active participant in Nashville's Civil Rights movement. Bill Fitch, dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School from 1961 - 1964, accompanied Falk on a 1964 march of Nashville religious leaders and is mentioned. READ MORE »

Impact of Pope Francis focus of Vanderbilt Divinity Breakfast by Professor Bruce Morrill

January 27, 2014—Bruce T. Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt University, will offer his perspective on Pope Francis' first year as the bishop of Rome during a Divinity School breakfast Feb. 11. READ MORE »

Dean Emilie Townes to speak for the Chaplain's Speaker Series

January 28, 2014—On February 26th at 7 pm in Vanderbilt University's Benton Chapel, the Chaplain's Speaker Series will return with Rev. Dr. Emilie Townes, the 16th Dean of Vanderbilt's Divinity School. Dean Townes will give a talk entitled, "Does Your House Have Lions? Citizenship and Faith in Today's World." READ MORE »

Seeking the Kingdom - And Finding It by MDiv3 Jennifer Bailey

January 26, 2014—I've come to think of worship now not as a designated time, but rather a lifestyle that sees the presence of Christ in every action of our daily lives. READ MORE »

Danny Glover gives keynote address (moderated by VDS Professor Dale Pl Andrews) at Vanderbilt's MLK Day commemoration

January 22, 2014—Vanderbilt's 30th MLK Commemorative Series concluded Monday night with a keynote address by actor and humanitarian Danny Glover. The world-renowned actor and producer has a unique story compared to many other celebrity good-doers--actors turned humanitarians, musicians turned advocates for the under-privileged. Glover, instead, was activist first, and actor second. READ MORE »

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