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Commencement 2010

Congratulations to the Class of 2011!

Posted by on May 24, 2011 in Side Notes

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Congratulations to our graduating staff members!

Heather Lefkowitz Heather receives her Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School and has accepted a position with The Curb Center at Vanderbilt. Heather has served as the Sexton for Benton Chapel. Emily Stewart Emily receives her Masters degree from the Community Development and Action (CDA) program from Peabody College. Emily has served as…

Posted by on May 24, 2011 in Side Notes

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Acts of Faith

Divinity grads aim to compensate for the chaos in contemporary society Vanderbilt Divinity School, one of just five university-based interdenominational institutions in the United States, was founded as the university’s biblical department and is one of Vanderbilt’s oldest programs. Through its master of divinity and master of theological studies degree programs, it has produced a…

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in Side Notes

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Sermons at St. Augustine’s Chapel

Listen to Sunday sermons held in St. Augustine’s Chapel as part of the Wesley/Canterbury weekly worship services at Vanderbilt.

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes


Religion’s Role in Peace-Making

“Current research is showing how the U.S. government often underplays the role of religion in diplomacy,” Schirch said. “For too long, it has overlooked religious leaders’ moral influence, and their power to promote peace outside more formal diplomatic channels.” For More Info

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes


In Between Perception and Creation

The Art Room Ground Floor Divinity School Gallery Hours: M, T, TR, FR 10 AM- 1PM

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes


Religious History of the U.S.

Watch videos of Carole Bucy, professor of history at Volunteer State Community College, teaching classes on “Religious History of the U.S. from the Earliest European Settlements to the Present” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes


Bishop Gene Robinson

Monday, March 14, 8 PM Langford Auditorium This year’s Health Week will feature an address to the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities from Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop of any Christian denomination. V. Gene Robinson was elected Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire on June 7, 2003. He was consecrated a…

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes


Symposium on Healthcare, Faith and Justice

Thursday, March 3, 8 AM – 2 PM Student Life Center Religious leaders have a fundamental stake in healthcare, both as a matter of justice and as a matter of care. The Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership invites you to participate in a workshop that addresses the fundamental question: What can congregations do to…

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes

Interfaith Panel Poster 2011

Interfaith Panel

Tuesday, March 1, 6PM Student Life Center    

Posted by on March 2, 2011 in Side Notes