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The Styberg Preaching Institute at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the selection of PhD candidate, Rev. Jaewoong Jung, as the 2018-2019 Styberg Teaching Fellow. Sponsored by the Lilly Endowment Inc., this fellowship is awarded to a promising doctoral or post-doctorate candidate with a focus in homiletics or a cognate field. Jung will officially begin on July 1, 2018.
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No Human is Illegal
June 1, 2018 — We reject Mr. Trump’s statement of May 16, 2018 about immigrants, in which he said that immigrants coming from Central America and Mexico are not people, but animals. Mr. Trump’s characterization of a group of people as subhuman distorts this nation’s moral sense, provides a rationale for mistreating immigrants and other people coded as “other,” and dehumanizes all of us as fellow human beings made in the image of God. As theological educators, we reject this disparaging language as detrimental for the common good of this country and of God’s creation.
May 22, 2018 — The Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Board of Trustees unanimously approved the promotion of Dr. James L. Papandrea (G-ETS/NU 1998) from associate professor to full professor of church history and historical theology at their bi-annual meeting on May 10, 2018. His installation service will be held this fall on Thursday, September 20, 2018.
Window with the words Forum for Theological Exploration
May 2, 2018 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to announce doctoral students Christopher Hunt, Taurean J. Webb, and Bryson White have been selected to receive a 2018 Doctoral Fellowship from the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). Hunt, Webb, and White are studying in the theology and ethics field of Garrett-Evangelical’s doctor of philosophy program. This is the first time Garrett-Evangelical has had three fellows in the same field receive the FTE Doctoral Fellowship in the same year.
Rev. Dr. James Cone Speaking at the Rall Lectures in 1969
April 29, 2018 — Rev. Dr. James Hal Cone, the founder of Black Liberation Theology, professor of systematic theology at Union Theological Seminary, and distinguished alum of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, died on Saturday, April 28, 2018. He was 79.
Kelly Brown Douglas
March 20, 2018 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce The Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, dean of the Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary, will deliver the keynote address at the 8th Graduate Theological Conference on April 13, 2018. Her address is titled, “Claiming God’s Justice When Whiteness Stands Its Ground in a Diversifying Nation.”