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Phillis Sheppard

Vanderbilt Divinity and VA partner on doctor of ministry for chaplains

Mar. 6, 2020—A new partnership between the Divinity School and Mental Health and Chaplaincy, a national program of the Veterans Health Administration, will relaunch a doctor of ministry program at Vanderbilt.

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Provost’s steering committee announced for initiative on status of women

Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.

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Relevant Religion class strives to restore hope, build justice

Nov. 29, 2016—A Divinity School Relevant Religion class Dec. 3 will explore the reality of experiencing spiritual trauma while doing the work of justice and sharing stories and practices for restoring hope.

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New faculty: Sheppard examines womanist perspectives in psychoanalysis and religion

Oct. 10, 2014—Phillis Sheppard traces her early interest in the role of religion and culture in self-understanding to growing up in a family with some powerful church women.

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New University Faculty 2014-15

Sep. 30, 2014—View a complete list of new university faculty for the 2014-15 academic year.

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