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Amy-Jill Levine Archives

Children’s Bible storybook has Vanderbilt Divinity ‘voices’

Jan. 4, 2018—Creating a children's Bible storybook that reflects excellence in biblical scholarship and diversity in families were among goals for a new publication with many Divinity School 'voices.'

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VU Divinity School named a Seminary that Changes the World

Nov. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt Divinity School is among a select group of seminaries and divinity schools named a Seminary that Changes the World for 2017-18 by The Center for Faith and Service.

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Levine’s scholarship on Jesus’ parables featured in new children’s book

Jul. 28, 2017—Amy-Jill Levine's scholarship on Jesus' parables is the basis for a new children's book that she co-authored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.

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Celebration honors 11 endowed chair holders

May. 2, 2017—The extraordinary academic achievements of 11 faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized during a celebration April 27 at the Student Life Center.

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Jewish-Christian relations topic of Jesuit priest’s talk

Mar. 3, 2017—James Bernauer, a priest and expert on the Holocaust who will speak to a Vanderbilt Divinity class, also will give a public talk on Jewish-Christian relations March 13 at Christ the King Church.

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Divinity School makes list of ‘Seminaries that Change the World’

Sep. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt Divinity School is included on a short list of "Seminaries that Change the World" for its programs and opportunities for students to engage in social justice and service work.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School Carpenter Program celebrates 20 years

Mar. 9, 2016—A public conference celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Carpenter Program In Religion, Gender and Sexuality will highlight the achievements of Vanderbilt Divinity School alumni/ae whose work has been transformed by this pioneering program.

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New Testament scholar hosts Twitter Q&A on ‘first Christmas’ Dec. 15

Dec. 9, 2015—Learn more about the first Christmas described in the Bible when New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine answers questions with the hashtag #AskVU on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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Vanderbilt biblical scholar offers fresh look at Jesus’ parables

Sep. 2, 2014—Biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine places Jesus' parables in their first-century context in her new book "Short Stories by Jesus."

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Sep. 16, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements

May. 16, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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VU Divinity Riverbend classes help transform prison culture

May. 16, 2013—Amy-Jill Levine forgot "after about the first 12 minutes" that she was inside a prison back in 2005 when she first taught at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution.

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