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Bruce Morrill

Impact of Pope Francis focus of Vanderbilt Divinity Breakfast

Jan. 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.

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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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Vanderbilt prison conference to rethink justice system

May. 1, 2013—More than 100 prison scholars, activists and practitioners from across the United States and other nations will gather at Vanderbilt University May 3-5 to explore issues ranging from prison rehabilitation and education to the impact of racism, gender and sexuality on incarceration.

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New Pope: Vanderbilt professor/Jesuit priest can comment

Mar. 13, 2013—The appointment of a Jesuit priest as the new pope of the Roman Catholic Church “absolutely stunned” Bruce Morrill, the Edward A. Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt University Divinity School and a Jesuit priest himself.

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Watch: Pope Benedict’s surprise exit enhances legacy

Feb. 18, 2013—Pope Benedict XVI's unexpected resignation will raise his stature among Catholics, even among those who sharply disagree with his policies, according to Vanderbilt Divinity School's Bruce Morrill.

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Watch: Bruce Morrill discusses what issues the papal conclave will consider when choosing next leader (Fox News)

Feb. 12, 2013—Watch: Bruce Morrill discusses what issues the papal conclave will consider when choosing its next leader on Fox News.

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Listen: Bruce Morrill: “Encountering Christ in the Eucharist”

Sep. 24, 2012—Listen to an interview with Bruce Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theological Studies, about his new book Encountering Christ in the Eucharist: The Paschal Mystery in People, Word, and Sacrament. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.

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Vanderbilt Divinity School service combines art and worship

Mar. 30, 2012—Artistic meditations on the last actions of Jesus as created by Vanderbilt Divinity School students, faculty and staff will be featured April 4 at Benton Chapel for "Stations of the Cross: A Holy Week."

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November issue of ‘Vanderbilt View’ on stands and online

Nov. 8, 2011—The November issue of Vanderbilt View – featuring an article on the Yellow Ribbon Program at Vanderbilt  – is available on stands and online now. The issue also includes articles on Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt, new Divinity professor Bruce Morrill and Dining Director Camp Howard. Read the new issue online or pick up a...

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Faith in Practice

Nov. 1, 2011—Bruce Morrill researches the enigma of suffering Consider a young mother. Say she is a practicing Christian, stricken with inoperable cancer and has six painful months to a year to live. Is God punishing her for her sins? If not, why is this misfortune being visited on her and her loved ones? How are people...

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New Faculty 2011-12

Oct. 3, 2011—A complete list of new faculty for the 2011-12 academic year Blair School of Music Philip Dikeman, associate professor of flute B.M., Oberlin College, 1985 M.M., Yale University, 1987 Before joining the Blair School of Music faculty, Dikeman was the assistant principal flute of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for nearly 20 years as well as...

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New group of faculty endowed chairs celebrated

Sep. 28, 2011—Ten of Vanderbilt’s new endowed chairs were praised as leaders in their fields and on campus during a Sept. 26 ceremony at the Student Life Center.

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