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As I wrote it, I realized it was a chance to distill down in understandable language, in a brief book, what is most important to me about Christology, after more than 25 years of teaching it. The premise of the book is that Jesus is truly God with us -Emmanuel- while simultaneously deeply and entirely human.
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A growing memorial to 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago
June 10, 2021 — We who are ATS Latinx Presidents and Deans have dedicated our professions to speak “from the margins” and to do theology from the perspective of the “least of these.” We have often claimed that we are shaped and formed as biblical scholars, ethicists, and theologians by the voices of the forgotten, the marginalized, the poor, and those whose lives are considered to be worthless by the powerful of society. To not speak out on behalf of Adam Toledo and Mario Gonzalez, of Antonio Valenzuela and Andrés Guardado, and the many others in our communities who have died needlessly and violently is to violate the mission and purpose of our calling in theological education.
New Trustees: Class of 2021
June 4, 2021 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary announces the addition of four new members to the Board of Trustees: Rev. James Clark III, Rev. Dr. Charley Hames Jr., Ms. Tiffany Shaw, and Rev. Andrea Wright. The vote to affirm the newest trustees was taken at the bi-annual Board of Trustees meeting held on May 13, 2021, and members of the board were unanimous in their decision.
Bryson White
June 3, 2021 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to announce doctoral student Bryson White has been selected to receive a 2021-2022 Dissertation Fellowship from the Louisville Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. White is studying in the theology and ethics field of Garrett-Evangelical’s doctor of philosophy program.
Dr. Rodolfo R. Nolasco Jr.
May 26, 2021 — Dr. Rodolfo R. Nolasco Jr. has been appointed the Rueben P. Job Chair in Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and Director of the Rueben P. Job Institute for Spirituality and Spiritual Formation, effective July 1, 2021. Nolasco is an experienced professor, trained in pastoral and counseling psychology, mindfulness and contemplative spirituality, and affective neuroscience.
Rev. Dr. Chelsea Brooke Yarborough
May 25, 2021 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will welcome Rev. Dr. Chelsea Brooke Yarborough as assistant professor of liturgical studies, Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, and Styberg Teaching Fellow, beginning June 15, 2021.