Garrett-Evangelical News

Seminary to Hold Major Conference in February Exploring Ethical Leadership

EVANSTON, Ill., December 2009 - The Ethical Leadership, the Church and the Global Economy Conference, Feb. 25-27, 2010 at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, will bring key academic, business and church leaders together to explore ways faith communities can become agents of transformation in the new economic reality of the Midwest and the world.

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Dr. Anderson Urges Embrace of Biblical Interpretations Beyond Traditional Ones

EVANSTON, Ill., November 2009 - In her new book, "Ancient Laws & Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation," Dr. Cheryl Anderson argues that traditional biblical interpretations reflect the perspectives of privileged white males and exclude the perspectives of the "Other," that is, those who are not privileged, not white, not male, and not heterosexual.

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Bishop Edsel Ammons and Helen Fanning Ammons Receive Eliza Garrett Awards

EVANSTON, Ill., November 2009 -- Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary presented Eliza Garrett Distinguished Service Awards to Bishop Edsel A. Ammons and Helen Fanning Ammons during a recent service welcoming the new director of the Center for the Church and the Black Experience, which Bishop Ammons helped establish 39 years ago.

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Seminary Offers New Full-Tuition Eliza Garrett Scholarship

EVANSTON, Ill., November 2009 -- Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary announces a new scholarship that pays full tuition and a $10,000 annual stipend available to full-time students enrolling in a master's degree program in the fall of 2010.

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