Faculty and Students Honors and Awards

Prof. Menéndez-Antuña Awarded Wabash Grant to Nurture Queer Education

February 2021 — Luis Menéndez-Antuña, Assistant Professor of New Testament at BUSTH, together with Ken Stone, Professor of Bible, Culture, and Hermeneutics at Chicago Theological Seminary, have been awarded a one-year grant from the Wabash Center to create a space for LGBTQIA+ theological educators to come together and imagine the future of theological education. The […]

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Prof. Ireland Receives Accolades for Publication

Research Assistant Professor of Mission Daryl Ireland’s book John Song: Modern Chinese Christianity and the Making of a New Man has been designated among the 2020 Ten Outstanding Books in Mission Studies by the International Bulletin of Mission Research. Prof. Ireland was surprised to see his publication listed. Congratulations, Daryl!

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Dean Moore Featured in BU Today’s “Close Up” for Last Lecture

At 7pm on Thursday, December 10, BU School of Theology (STH) Dean Mary Elizabeth Moore delivered her final lecture as dean of the School. Titled “Dignity: Spiritual Center in Social Chaos,” the lecture was well-attended by members of the greater STH community: current and former staff, faculty, students, alums, and Dean’s Advisory Board members were […]

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Conference Celebrates Publication of Book Honoring BUSTH Professor Wariboko

The University of Texas at Austin and Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, School of Theology, and African Studies Center are pleased to announce a conference via Zoom on the “Philosophy of Nimi Wariboko,” covering the major themes of ethics, economy, society, religion, and African social traditions. This conference is called to […]

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BUSTH Awarded Lilly Endowment Grant for Thriving Congregations Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kimberly Macdonald Communications Director 617-358-1858 kmacd@bu.edu Boston, MA – November 11, 2020 – Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce that Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded BUSTH a nearly $1 million, four-year grant to work with urban congregations responding to trauma. “Trauma-Responsive Congregations: Equipping Thriving Urban Congregations to Respond […]

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Third-Year Student Appointed to BU Socially Responsible Investing Committee

October 2020 – Boston University School of Theology (STH) student Breanne MacFarland (MDiv/MSW ’22) was recently appointed to serve as the BU Graduate Student Representative on the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing, with the Board of Trustees. This is the first time an STH student has been selected to represent their University graduate student […]

Entering MDiv Student Named One of Boston’s Ten Outstanding Young Leaders by City Awake

September 2020 – New School of Theology (STH) student Omari Jahi Aarons has had a busy and exciting September. This week, he officially matriculated as a Master of Divinity student at STH, and he was recently named to the City Awake “Ten Outstanding Young Leaders” list, a list that is published each year to recognize […]

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Faithful Friendships: Prof. Robert’s Publication receives Accolades

Professor Dana Robert’s book Faithful Friendships: Embracing Diversity in Christian Community has been designated among the Top Ten Outstanding Books in Mission Studies, World Christianity, and Intercultural Theology for 2019 by the International Bulletin of Mission Research. The publication has also been featured in a review on the Englewood Review website. “She invites the reader to […]

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BUSTH and Chaplaincy Innovation Lab Awarded Wabash Center Grant

Contact: Kimberly Macdonald, Communications Director Boston University School of Theology 617-358-1858 kmacd@bu.edu Michael Skaggs, PhD, Executive Director Chaplaincy Innovation Lab 781-736-4399 mskaggs@brandeis.edu Boston, MA – July 1, 2020 – Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) and the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab are pleased to announce that the Wabash Center has awarded a grant to support the […]

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