May. 9, 2018—Extending "Southern hospitality" to everyone—including strangers—is a priority shared by most Christian congregations in the South, according American religious historian James Hudnut-Beumler.
Mar. 15, 2017—"Triptych," an exhibition inspired by the three-panel paintings of early Christian altars, is on display at Vanderbilt Divinity School March 16-April 28.
Oct. 23, 2015—Historian Paul Lim will speak at the Oct. 30 Divinity School community breakfast about his current research on the role of evangelical nonprofit organizations in Nashville and around the world to combat human trafficking.
Apr. 8, 2015—David Michelson, an assistant professor of the history of Christianity at Vanderbilt Divinity School, is among three recipients of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to preserve Middle Eastern culture in danger of extinction.
Apr. 3, 2015—Morality is not declining in the modern world, says Edward Rubin, University Professor of Law and Political Science, in a new book. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one.
Jan. 27, 2015—A Feb. 5 community breakfast at Vanderbilt Divinity School features a professor who focuses on the study and preservation of endangered Syriac Christian culture.
Apr. 23, 2014—Key moments in the development and interaction of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other religions are being preserved through Syriaca.org, an international collaboration edited by scholars at Vanderbilt and Princeton universities.
Oct. 24, 2013—Paul C.H. Lim, a Vanderbilt University religious historian, has received the 2013 Roland H. Bainton Book Prize for Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England.
Sep. 26, 2013—Elaine Pagels, author of "Revelations: Visions, Prophecy and Politics in the Book of Revelation," will deliver the 2013 Cole Lectures at Benton Chapel Oct. 3 and 4.
Sep. 19, 2013—The divinity school's first community breakfast for the new school year will be a Sept. 24 open forum with its new dean, the Rev. Emilie M. Townes.
Aug. 9, 2011—Join Daniel Patte, professor of religious studies and professor of New Testament and early Christianity, as he talks about his involvement with the Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity and about how his views of biblical interpretation and Christianity have changed over the years. Patte edited and contributed to the Dictionary. The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity is a...