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Emilie Townes, dean of the Divinity School and E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society, quoted in The Tennessean article: How Nashville's faith community can help stop youth violence
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Emilie M. Townes sermon mentioned in Sojourners article, In a World of Darkness, Be Like Mary Magdelene
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July 21, 2016—Peggy Ann Brainerd Way, the first woman to be appointed to a full-time position on the Vanderbilt Divinity School faculty, died July 9 in Nashville after a brief illness. She was 84 years old. READ MORE »
Professor Bruce Morrill discusses the vision and impact of Pope Francis, including the spiritualty of the Jesuit order of which he is a part, on “Focus,” the news analysis program of WCPI (public radio, McMinnville, TN)
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From Catholic News LiveBruce Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies, quoted in article: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits
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The racially integrated Edgehill church survived its tumultuous start during segregation in part because of partnerships forged with Vanderbilt Divinity School students.
July 5, 2016—Edgehill United Methodist Church stood in solidarity with the gay and lesbian community and chose to halt weddings at the Edgehill neighborhood church until marriage was legal for all. READ MORE »
From The Christian Century: Yale's alumni magazine quoted Emilie Townes, dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School, describing Murray as being “everywhere that things were happening."
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America magazine interview with John J. Navone, an American Jesuit priest, theologian and writer in residence at Gonzaga University, mentions Faith and Beauty: A Theological Aesthetic wri
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Andrew William Smith, MTS'15, quoted in The Presbyterian Outlook article, Marks of Faith: Tattoos as testimony
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June 2, 2016—Philoxenos, the bishop of Mabbug in Syria between 485 and 519, is one of the most important late-antique witnesses to the development of the West-Syrian Christian tradition. His incredibly rich literary corpus (over 500,000 words in David A. Michelson’s estimation) is preserved in numerous manuscripts, some dating as early as the sixth and seventh century. READ MORE »
Bruce Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theological Studies, was invited to write an autobiographical piece for the “Take and Read” series of the National Catholic Reporter.
June 1, 2016— READ MORE »