Alumni/ae News

Dr. Gina Ann Zurlo (STH’17) Publishes Women in World Christianity: Building and Sustaining a Global Movement

Dr. Gina Ann Zurlo (STH’17)  authored the 2023 text: Women in World Christianity: Building and Sustaining a Global Movement. The book description states: “A groundbreaking, comprehensive, and interdisciplinary analysis of women’s experiences in World Christianity Women in World Christianity: Building and Sustaining a Global Movement is the first textbook to focus on women’s experiences in the […]

Doctor of Ministry student Joanne Hus (’22) featured in Vineyard Gazette

The following is an excerpt from The Vineyard Gazette article “For Oak Bluffs Pastor, God’s Call Came as a Surprise” featuring doctor of ministry student Joanne Hus, published on January 31, 2024. Click here to read the full article.  Nearly two years after receiving her master’s degree in divinity from the Boston University School of […]

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Dr. Xochitl Alvizo (STH’07,’15) Publishes The Emerging Church, Millennials, and Religion: Volume 2: Curations and Durations

Dr. Xochitl Alvizo (STH’07,’15) served as one of the editors for the 2022 text: The Emerging Church, Millennials, and Religion: Volume 2: Curations and Durations. The book description states: “Millennials and progressive Christians are continuing their work of creating alternative spaces for spiritual and religious expressions in North America. The practices and beliefs of progressive Christian […]

Reverend Peggy O’Connor (STH ’03) Co-Authors The Perpetual Pivot: Ministry in the Pandemic and Beyond

Reverend Dr. Susan Cartmell and Reverend Peggy O’Connor (STH ’03) have recently co-authored The Perpetual Pivot: Ministry in the Pandemic and Beyond.  The book description as given on Rev. Dr. Cartmell’s website is as follows: “A lot has been written about the challenges for front line workers in the COVID 19 pandemic, but what about the […]

Dr. Basil Kongwah Considine (GRS’13, STH’06) Reviews New Opera

The following is an except from from The Boston Musical Intelligencer article “Adoration, Myths, and Reality” by Dr.Basil Kongwah Considine (GRS’13, STH’06), published on January 14, 2024. Prejudice, love, collective judgment, and the uncertainty of truth. These are some of the major threads woven into Adoration, a new opera by Mary Kouyoumdjian and Royce Vavrek that premiered […]

Dean Robert A. Hill Opinion Article published on MSNBC.com

The following is an excerpt from Dean of Marsh Chapel and School of Theology Professor of New Testament and Pastoral Theology Robert Allan Hill’s opinion article “How a schism can unite US Methodists,” published on December 31, 2023 on MSNBC.com. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views […]

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BUSTH’s Six Most-Read Stories of 2023

The Boston University School of Theology’s top-read stories from 2023 showcase the depth and breadth of our faculty expertise, our outstanding alumni and students, as well as the importance of our community and belonging. Look back on 2023 by reading these top posts one more time as we usher in 2024 together. Prof. Karen Westerfield […]

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Reverend Dr. Brandon Thomas Crowley (STH’12,’19) To Publish Queering Black Churches: Dismantling Heteronormativity in African American Congregations

In January of 2024, Reverend Dr. Brandon Thomas Crowley (STH’12,’19) will publish Queering Black Churches: Dismantling Heteronormativity in African American Congregations. The book description states: “Queering Black Churches provides a systematic approach for dismantling heteronormativity within African American congregations. Using the lenses of practical theology, ecclesiology, Queer theology, and gender studies, Brandon Thomas Crowley examines […]