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The Board of Trustees of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary have affirmed the promotions of four faculty members to associate professor, effective July 1, 2020. They are Rev. Dr. Reginald Blount (Christian education), Rev. Dr. Timothy R. Eberhart (theology and ecology), Dr. Débora B. A. Junker (Christian education), and Dr. G. Brooke Lester (Hebrew Bible).
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Rev. Dr. Mark Teasdale
June 5, 2020 — The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Board of Trustees unanimously approved the promotion of Rev. Dr. Mark R. Teasdale from associate professor to full professor as the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism effective July 1, 2020. Teasdale joined the faculty at Garrett-Evangelical in 2008.
Smith Tower in Black and White
June 2, 2020 — As members of the faculty, we pray that, through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, we may create spaces of human flourishing in the midst of white supremacy’s commitment to death. We pledge also to continue the legacy of Garrett-Evangelical to work actively for equal justice for all.
Sara A. Williams
April 30, 2020 — Sara A. Williams will join the faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary as assistant professor of community-based learning, ethics, and society, and will direct our Field Education program in that capacity, effective February 1, 2021. This appointment comes as the seminary seeks to expand its field education program to incorporate community-based pedagogies into the curriculum. Williams brings a wealth of expertise in the areas of community-engaged and experiential learning, social justice, Christian ethics, ethnographic research method, and religion and the social sciences.
Fortune and Faith in Old Chicago
April 23, 2020 — Published by Southern Illinois University Press in February 2020, Fortune and Faith in Old Chicago, was authored by Dr. Charles H. Cosgrove, who serves as professor of early Christian literature and the director of the PhD program at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. To learn more about his new book we recently reached out to Cosgrove. What follows is a series of questions and answers providing further context for the book and keen insights into the Garretts.
Garrett Certified as a Green Seminary
April 22, 2020 — After the successful completion of a three-year strategic plan aimed at deepening the seminary’s environmental ethos and commitments, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has attained certification from the Green Seminary Initiative as a “Green Seminary.”