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Reading the Church Fathers: An Interview with James Papandrea

In 2012, Dr. James Papandrea published his textbook introducing beginners to the writings of the early Church Fathers. Papandrea has just released a newly revised and expanded version of the text, which leads readers up through the year 1200 A.D.

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Mai-Anh Le Tran

A School that Learns: The Changing Landscape of Theological Education

For decades now, institutional researchers have portended seismic shifts in the contours of the theological landscape. We have heard that the pie is shrinking, the pipeline is rusting, the cost is skyrocketing, jobs are disappearing, ecclesiastical establishments are crumbling, religious leadership is losing civic credibility, and student debt will continue to be inhibiting. . . And yet, each time we cast our vision a little broader and draw our horizons a little wider, we see that the desire and curiosity for deeper theological study has not gone away.

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Rev. Dr. Brent P. Waters

Ethics Professor, Rev. Dr. Brent P. Waters, Retires After 21 Years of Service

The Reverend Dr. Brent P. Waters, Jerre L. and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics and director of the Jerre L. and Mary Joy Stead Center for Ethics and Values at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, retired on July 1, 2022. At their meeting in May of this year, the Board of Trustees unanimously granted Waters the status of faculty emeritus upon the recommendation of the faculty.

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Queer Spiritual Spaces

The queer community is a gathering of individuals with intersecting identities that deepens our appreciation for our differences and expands our opportunities for solidarity. Pride events make this most visible. The celebratory atmosphere of colors, gender identities and expressions, sexualities, shows of affection and belonging, and allyship make manifest exultant pride in being queer.

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Dr. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung Promoted to Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Care

Upon the recommendation of the Promotion Review Committee, the Board of Trustees of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary affirmed the promotion Dr. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung to associate professor of pastoral theology and care at their meeting on May 12, 2022.

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Dr. Dong Jeong

Reverend Dr. Dong Hyeon Jeong Receives GBHEM Exemplary Teaching Award

Reverend Dr. Dong Hyeon Jeong was awarded the 2021-2022 General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) Exemplary Teaching Award at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s 165th Commencement on May 13, 2022.

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Rev. Dr. Andrew Wymer

New Book Co-Edited by Reverend Dr. Andrew Wymer Examines the Impact of White Racialization in Homiletics

Published on April 3, 2022, Unmasking White Preaching: Racial Hegemony, Resistance, and Possibilities in Homiletics is the result of a three-year long workgroup focused both on examining the impact of white racialization on the field of homiletics and centering racially-minoritized perspectives.

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Reggie Blount

Reverend Dr. Reginald Blount Named Director of the Center for the Church and the Black Experience

Reverend. Dr. Reginald Blount (G-ETS 2005), an esteemed colleague and longstanding faculty member of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, has been named director of the Center for the Church and the Black Experience (CBE), effective July 1, 2022.

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Kate Ott

Dr. Kate Ott Named Jerre and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics and Director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values

Dr. Kate Ott has been named the next holder of the Jerre L. and Mary Joy Stead Professor of Christian Social Ethics and director of the Stead Center for Ethics and Values, beginning July 1, 2022. Ott will be the second to hold this endowed chair following the upcoming retirement of the Reverend Dr. Brent Waters in June 2022.

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Esther Acolatse

The Reverend Dr. Esther E. Acolatse Appointed as Professor of Pastoral Theology and World Christianity

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of the Reverend Dr. Esther E. Acolatse as professor of pastoral theology and world Christianity, beginning July 1, 2022. Acolatse brings a wealth of teaching experience and academic scholarship at the intersection of psychology and Christian thought in aid of human flourishing, with interests in the gendered body, cultural anthropological dimensions of medicine, health, and healing, and their implications for suffering, death, dying, and care at the end of life.

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AHyun Lee

The Reverend Dr. AHyun Lee Appointed as Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, Care, and Psychotherapy

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of the Reverend Dr. AHyun Lee (G-ETS 2015) as assistant professor of pastoral theology, care, and psychotherapy, beginning July 1, 2022. A graduate of Garrett-Evangelical’s Doctor of Philosophy program, Lee’s pastoral and professional background will bring a rich variety of experiences to her position along with a particular specialization in intercultural pastoral counseling.

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NR22 Three Faculty Chairs Announced

Three Garrett-Evangelical Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Chairs

Three members of the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary faculty have been appointed to endowed chairs, announced the Reverend Dr. Javier A. Viera, president of the seminary. 

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Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh

Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh Appointed to the Harry R. Kendall Endowed Chair in Christian Theology and Postcolonial Studies

Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh has been appointed by President Javier A. Viera to the Harry R. Kendall Endowed Chair in Christian Theology and Postcolonial Studies, effective January 1, 2022.

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Reggie Blount

Rev. Dr. Reginald Blount Appointed to the Murray H. Leiffer Chair in Formation, Leadership and Culture

Rev. Dr. Reginald Blount (G-ETS 2005), associate professor of formation, leadership, and culture at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, has been appointed by President Javier A. Viera to the Murray H. Leiffer Chair in Formation, Leadership and Culture, effective January 1, 2022.

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The ACTS Doctor of Ministry in Preaching Students, Class of 2022 Establish Two Scholarships to Honor Dr. Gennifer Brooks

Those acquainted with Dr. Gennifer Brooks know she is rarely at a loss for words. But when the Class of […]

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Dr. Evelyn Parker

Perkins School of Theology Names Visiting Professor Dr. Evelyn Parker as 2021 Distinguished Alumna

Article Originally Published by Perkins School of Theology The Perkins School of Theology Alumni/ae Council has selected Evelyn L. Parker […]

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Rev. Dr. Javier A. Viera

President Javier A. Viera Honored at Yale Divinity School Alumni Awards Event

Article By Cal Barton Originally Appeared in the Yale Daily News The Yale Divinity School held its yearly alumni awards […]

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Dr. Lucy Jaeyeon Chung

Dr. Chung Receives Grant from the Wabash Center for New Pedagogical Project Focused on Pastoral Care and Counseling

Dr. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung, assistant professor of pastoral theology and director of the Styberg Library at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, has […]

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Dr. Rolf Nolasco and Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh

Garrett-Evangelical Awarded Science for Seminaries Seed Grant for “Race, Technology, and Healing: Science and Religion in Dialogue” Project

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary has been awarded a Science for Seminaries Seed Grant from the American Association for the Advancement of […]

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Dr. Evelyn Parker

PhD Alumna Dr. Evelyn L. Parker Named Distinguished Visiting Professor for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary will welcome “home” PhD alumna Dr. Evelyn L. Parker (G-ETS and Northwestern 1996) as distinguished visiting professor […]

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Taurean Webb

Taurean J. Webb Named 2021-2022 Religion and Public Life Fellow at Harvard University for Second Straight Term

The Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative (RCPI) at Harvard has named Taurean J. Webb a 2021-2022 Religion and Public Life […]

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Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh

Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh Named Director of Doctor of Philosophy Program

Dr. Wonhee Anne Joh, professor of theology and culture, has been named director of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s doctor of philosophy […]

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Dr. Charles Cosgrove

The Retirement of a Renaissance Man: Dr. Charles H. Cosgrove, Professor of Early Christian Literature

Dr. Charles H. Cosgrove, professor of early Christian literature and director of the PhD program at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, retired […]

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