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James Byrd writes for the Christian Century - When the founders looked to Moses

March 26, 2015—Did Moses influence the founding of the United States? This historical question has generated controversy in Texas, where politicians, historians, and educators have recently debated whether Moses should be listed as an American founder in new social studies textbooks. READ MORE »

Professor Forrest Harris keynote speaker - Drum Major banquet to recognize extraordinary acts of service

March 20, 2015—St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church in Gallatin will hold its second annual Drum Major Awards Banquet to honor outstanding local community leaders 5 p.m. March 28 at First Baptist Church on Winchester Street. READ MORE »

Mothers, children and theology focus of Antoinette Brown Lecture, delivered by Bonnie Miller-McLemore

March 20, 2015—Miller-McLemore, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Religion, Psychology and Culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School, will speak at 7 p.m. in Benton Chapel. Her talk is free and open to the public. READ MORE »

James Hudnut-Beumler quoted in Faith, Finance and Fear: How Churches Declare Bankruptcy

March 13, 2015—Bankruptcy is one of the most effective yet misunderstood forms of consumer protection in the legal system. But what do you do when the very concept of bankruptcy contradicts the foundation of your beliefs? The process of resolving insolvency is a particularly tricky one for a select group of individuals — church leaders. READ MORE »

Tensions between religion and secular society explored in new class. Professor Douglas A. Knight quoted

March 13, 2015—A multidisciplinary class at Vanderbilt Divinity School is exploring the ramifications of an increasing emphasis around the globe on the material world and this-worldly existence, according to Douglas Knight, who is teaching “Secularism” this semester with 29 other Vanderbilt faculty members serving as guest lecturers. READ MORE »

Craddock remembered as extraordinary preacher

March 13, 2015—The Rev. Dr. Fred B. Craddock, a Divinity School distinguished alumnus who transformed the field of homiletics and preaching, died March 6 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He was 86 years old and had suffered from Parkinson’s disease. READ MORE »

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— 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 »

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