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Jaco Hamman

Third Friendship House connects young adults with disabilities and Divinity School students

Sep. 9, 2019—Friendship House, a residential community that brings together Vanderbilt Divinity School students and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently celebrated the opening of its third house in Nashville's Chestnut Hill area.

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Future leaders learn how to ‘play’ in Vanderbilt class

Mar. 7, 2017—Playful practices that include the art of juggling are central to Play, Subversion and Change, a class geared toward Divinity School students preparing to lead communities of faith and learning.

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Listen: Vanderbilt Divinity partnership addresses affordable housing need

Aug. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt Divinity School is a partner in a new Nashville affordable housing initiative in which students and young adults with intellectual disabilities form friendships and share activities together.

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New faculty: Jaco Hamman connects theology and practice

Nov. 16, 2012—The Rev. Jaco Hamman’s decision to avoid the draft for the South African military, which was responsible for enforcing apartheid, propelled his 1993 move from his native country to the United States, where work as a hospital chaplain shaped his career.

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New University Faculty 2012-13

Nov. 9, 2012—A complete list of new university faculty for the 2012-13 academic year Blair School of Music Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor and director of choral activities B.M., State University of New York–Potsdam, 1998 M.M., Florida State University, 2003 D.Phil., Florida State University, 2012 Biddlecombe is a published composer and arranger as well as a burgeoning researcher,...

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New leadership for Vanderbilt Divinity model program

Jun. 13, 2012—The Rev. Jaco Hamman, a professor of pastoral care and counseling who studies the confluence of theology and psychology in people’s lives, is the new director of Vanderbilt University Divinity School’s Program in Theology and Practice.

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