• Vanderbilt University

    A Liturgy of Art and Social Healing

    A virtual gathering.  The March 2021 installment of Vanderbilt Divinity’s Relevant Religion series: A Liturgy of Art and Social Healing, hosted by Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture. We will envision the revolution outside of the ways we’ve been conscripted as we move away from theologies that accelerate supremacy… Read More

    Mar. 7, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    2023 Charge to the Graduates

    Divinity School Commencement Celebration. Delivered by Dean Emilie Townes, Emerita May 12, 2023 each year, i am reminded that you and i (and countless others) are often called to ministry in the midst of the senselessness of our worlds now some folks would say that this is depressing a downer somewhat despairing… Read More

    Jul. 13, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Public theology fellow leaves legacy of community building and support

    The Rev. Teresa L. Smallwood, who helped launch Vanderbilt’s Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative as associate director in 2017, is moving to Pennsylvania’s United Lutheran Seminary in January. Over Smallwood’s four years at Vanderbilt Divinity School, the Collaborative has hosted nearly 30 workshops and more than 20… Read More

    Dec. 20, 2021