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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will welcome the Reverend Dr. Willie James Jennings, associate professor systematic theology and Africana studies at Yale Divinity School, as its keynote speaker for the 2018 Academic Convocation on September 6, 2018. Jennings will deliver his convocation address, titled, “Friends of Doubt and Disciples of Hope,” at 11:30 a.m. in the seminary’s Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful. All are welcome to attend.
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Forum for Theological Exploration
August 7, 2018 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to announce doctor of philosophy students Karen E. Mosby and B. Yuki Schwartz have been selected to receive a Completion Grant from the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE).
Dr. Rolf Nolasco
June 20, 2018 — EVANSTON, Illinois, June 2018 – Dr. Rolf Nolasco will join the faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary on July 1, 2018, as professor of pastoral theology. Nolasco is an experienced professor, trained in pastoral and counseling psychology, mindfulness and contemplative spirituality, and affective neuroscience. He is also a psychotherapist, published author, and has vast experience in cross cultural communications from living and working across the world within varying social and cultural backgrounds.
Elyssa Salinas‐Lazarski
June 19, 2018 — Indianapolis—The fifth annual Nancy A. Hardesty Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by EEWC‐Christian Feminism Today, has been awarded to Elyssa Salinas‐Lazarski, a doctoral student studying theology and ethics at Garrett‐Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.
Rev. Jaewoong Jung
June 18, 2018 — 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.
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.