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Dr. Phyllis A. Bird, Professor Emerita of Old Testament Interpretation at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, will inaugurate the newly established McCarthy Chair in Biblical Studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (PBI) in Rome, beginning October 2015.
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Dr. Reginald Blount of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
August 20, 2015 — "I am excited to be a contributor to the new CEB Student Bible,” said Blount. “It is a great, critically engaging biblical resource that takes youth and their encounter with the Bible seriously. My greatest joy is that my teenage daughter Deborah is also a contributor!"
August 19, 2015 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary President Lallene J. Rector was recently named the recipient of the Boston University School of Theology’s Distinguished Alumni/ae Award. Rector was nominated for the award by Garrett-Evangelical President Emeritus and Senior Scholar in Theology, Neal F. Fisher.
July 22, 2015 — The Rev. Dr. Emilie M. Townes, renowned womanist theologian and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary alumna, will be the keynote speaker at Garrett-Evangelical’s 2015 Academic Convocation. The 2015 Academic Convocation will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in the Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful and is open to the public.
July 16, 2015 — The Styberg Preaching Institute at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the selection of PhD candidate, Andrew Wymer, as the first recipient of the Styberg Teaching Fellowship. Sponsored by the Lilly Endowment Inc., this fellowship is awarded to a promising PhD candidate or post-doctorate PhD in Liturgical Studies with an emphasis in homiletics at Garrett-Evangelical.
July 1, 2015 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is launching a new Doctor of Ministry (DMin) track in Community Organizing. Community organizing trains and equips clergy and community leaders with the knowledge and skills to analyze the power dynamics within a community, develop strategic relationships, and direct and focus the physical, theological, spiritual, and moral energies of the people within a community to create extraordinary changes for good.