Apr. 13, 2016—The Eva F. and Peter C. Hodgson Scholarship has been endowed by an emeritus theology professor and his wife to benefit Vanderbilt Divinity and Graduate Department of Religion students.
Oct. 14, 2015—The Forum for Theological Exploration has awarded 2015 fellowships that support rising theological educators of color to Vanderbilt doctoral students Bridgett A. Green, Aaron Howard and Michael R. Fisher.
Dec. 31, 2014—Edward Farley, a retired Divinity professor, prolific writer on theological education, and musician, will be remembered during a Jan. 3 memorial service at Second Presbyterian Church.
Sep. 29, 2014—David Weintraub's new book explores how leaders in the world's major religions will react to the discovery of extraterrestrial life.
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. 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.
Mar. 19, 2013—The Academy of Preachers has selected "Uncommon Sense," the title of a sermon written by Vanderbilt University Divinity Student Adam F. Graham, as the name of its latest book, Uncommon Sense. The publication celebrates sermons of the millennial generation.
Jul. 26, 2012—Listen to an interview with Diane Sasson, Lecturer in Theology and Women, about her new book Yearning for the New Age: Laura Holloway-Langford and Late Victorian Spirituality. Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.
May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.
Nov. 9, 2011—The Bible can draw politically and religiously polarized groups closer together if they view scripture through the lenses of different beliefs and interpretations, say Vanderbilt University Divinity School professors Amy-Jill Levine and Doug Knight.
Nov. 1, 2011—Dale Andrews of Vanderbilt Divinity School is a proponent of social justice, a way of looking at theology that is diametrically opposed to prosperity theology. "Western preaching has gotten so tied up in privilege and power as evidence of God’s faith,” Andrews said. “I am of the opinion that God holds favor with those who are suffering.”
Oct. 28, 2011—The historic relationship between patriotism and scripture – formed during wars and refined by preachers and presidents – is the subject of a Nov. 3 community breakfast at Vanderbilt University Divinity School.