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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 »
Vanderbilt University honors 28 as emeriti faculty including Douglas A. Knight, M. Douglas Meeks and Jack Sasson
May 11, 2015—Twenty-eight retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 8, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. READ MORE »
May 11, 2015—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos awarded the top scholars from each of the university’s undergraduate and professional schools with Founder’s Medals during Commencement, May 8. READ MORE »
April 29, 2015—Pope Francis and climate change: why Catholic skeptics are so alarmed READ MORE »
April 27, 2015—The search for meaning is eternal. READ MORE »
April 21, 2015—The Rev. Emilie M. Townes, dean of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, has been awarded the 2015 Pacesetter Award by the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education. READ MORE »
Eugene TeSelle, Oberlin Alumni Professor of Church History & Theology, Emeritus, co-authored the Tennessean article "Protect taxpayers from funding religious schools"
April 15, 2015— READ MORE »