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Dean Moore’s Response to Events in Charlottesville, Virginia

By Kimberly Macdonald
August 15th, 2017

Dear Beloved Community,  I write today with a heaviness of spirit after the events in Charlottesville, VA, and the responses that have ensued. We live in a diseased society where gatherings of hate and white nationalism are increasing and people who gather in counter-protests are physically attacked. This IS TERRORISM, and any failure to name it as such is as evil as ignoring the murders of Muslims coming and going from their mosques and the desecration of synagogues and mosques across the United States. It is as evil as the history of stealing land from Native Americans and destroying their livelihoods... More

STH Offers Free Online Financial Course for Students and Alumni

By Kimberly Macdonald
August 14th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kimberly Macdonald Marketing & Communications Manager 617-358-1858 kmacd@bu.edu BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY OFFERS FREE ONLINE FINANCIAL COURSE FOR STUDENTS AND ALUMNI  Boston, MA – August 14, 2017 – Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the launch of a new free online course titled “Faith and Finance,” taught by Dr. Bryan Stone, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This course will enable seminary students to learn about the complex relationships between faith and money, and acquire strategies for wise, faith-based stewardship of finances. “Faith and Finance” is the second MOOC (Massive, Open, Online Course) that STH has created in partnership with... More

STH Publishes 2017 issue of FOCUS Magazine

By Kimberly Macdonald
August 2nd, 2017

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the publication of its annual scholarly journal, focus magazine. Featuring articles and sermons written by STH students, faculty, and alumni, this year's magazine is titled "Living in the Storm", and centers around the themes of searching for healing in a wounded and divided nation. Click the magazine below to view this year's issue.

How the social gospel movement explains the roots of today’s religious left

By Kimberly Macdonald
July 18th, 2017

Professor of the history of Christianity, Christopher Evans, has published a commentary on The Conversation titled "How the social gospel movement explains the roots of today's religious left." In this article, Professor Evans discusses the beginnings of religious progressives, the social gospel movement, and why it matters today. Click here to read the full article. 

Rev. Dr. Cristian De La Rosa Awarded Grant from GBHEM to Facilitate Opportunities for Latinx Students

By Kimberly Macdonald
July 10th, 2017

School of Theology Director of Contextual Education and Community Partnerships, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Contextual Theology and Practice, Rev. Dr. Cristian De La Rosa, has been awarded a grant from the United Methodist Church Greater Board of Higher Education and Ministry Young Clergy Initiative. Her application project, titled "Proyecto Futuro: Cultivating New Latinx Generations", is an initiative that complements and expands theological education and creates intentional spaces where "Latinx youth and young adults engage in theological conversations about pressing issues, serve as interns and volunteers with local congregations, learn from and consult with mature church leadership, establish their own networks with... More

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