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2015-03 Archive

Dr. Stephen G. Ray, Jr. Named President-Elect of the Society for the Study of Black Religion

Dr. Stephen G. Ray, Jr., Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher professor of systematic theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was named president-elect of the Society for the Study of Black Religion at their 45th Annual Meeting held March 19-21 in Savannah, Georgia. Founded in 1970, the Society for the Study of Black Religion’s mission is to engage in scholarly research and discussion about the religious experience of Black people. Ray is currently the executive director of the Society and will begin his term as president in 2016.

Award-Winning Journalist Alex Kotlowitz to Deliver 158th Commencement Address

Award-winning journalist and best-selling author, Alex Kotlowitz will be the keynote speaker at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s 158th Commencement on May 15, 2015. The Commencement service will begin at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Evanston.