BUSTH PhD Student Morgan Crago Wins Presbyterian Historical Society Grant

The original story was published by Presbyterian Church USA on March 21, 2023. The following is an excerpt only and features current PhD student Morgan Crago (STH‘24). Please click here to read the full article, written by McKenna Britton.  PHS’s research fellowship program awards travel grants of $2,500 for scholars, students and independent researchers who demonstrate a need […]

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Prof. Shively T. J. Smith receives 2022 Forum for Theological Exploration Excellence in Mentoring Award

The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) announced in a recent social media post that Assistant Professor of New Testament Shively T. J. Smith has been awarded the 2022 Excellence in Mentoring Award. The award is given to one FTE doctoral mentor each year who demonstrates commitment to the academic advancement of students of color. Professor […]

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Memoir “Coming Alive” by Rev. Dr. Anne Ierardi (STH’90) Wins Next Generation INDIE Book Award

The content below is provided courtesy of Rev. Dr. Anne Ierardi’s (STH’90) newsletter, which can be found here. I was excited to learn that my book, Coming Alive, memoir, tied for first place in the LESBIAN/GAY/BISEXUAL/TRANSGENDER/QUEER+ category for the Next Generation INDIE awards. There were nine finalists, including the other winner. Robert Steele won for Banned in California […]

Prof. Filipe Maia Awarded Louisville Institute Book Grant

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor of Theology Filipe Maia is a recipient of the Louisville Institute’s 2022 First Book Grant for Scholars of Color. The First Book grant “supports early career, non-tenured scholars of color completing a major research project in North American Christianity with grants up […]

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Prof. Lawrence Wills Publication is Finalist for Prose Award by Association of American Publishers

Boston University School of Theology adjunct instructor Prof. Lawrence Wills has published a new book, Introduction to the Apocrypha: Jewish Books in Christian Bibles, that was named a finalist for the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Prose Award earlier this year. Published by Yale University Press, the publication was nominated in the Theology & Religious […]

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BUSTH Selects Participating Congregations for Trauma-Responsive Congregations Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kimberly Macdonald Communications Director 617-358-1858 Boston, MA – November 3, 2021 – Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce the participating congregations for “Trauma-Responsive Congregations: Equipping Thriving Urban Congregations to Respond to Collective Trauma.” The four-year project is entering its second year. It is designed to help […]

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Prof. Courtney Goto presented with Metcalf Award for Teaching

Sunday, October 3, 2021 – At the Boston University Commencement ceremony celebrating the Class of 2020, President Robert Brown presented the Metcalf Award for Teaching to Associate Professor of Religious Education Courtney Goto. President Brown said “she cultivates a welcoming spiritual environment in her classrooms, while challenging students to know themselves, learn from each other, […]

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BUSTH Prof. Steven Sandage and Team Awarded Peale Foundation Grant

The Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce that Steven J. Sandage, Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Psychology of Religion and Theology and his research team was awarded a $2.19 million grant by the Peale Foundation for a five-year research project titled “Positive Psychology and Formation-Based Flourishing among Spiritual Leaders and […]

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BUSTH CGCM Awarded Grant for China Historical Christian Database Project

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the Center for Global Christianity and Mission (CGCM) was awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for their project “China Historical Christian Database: Mapping the Spatial and Social Networks of Christianity in China, 1550-1950.” This peer-reviewed grant is […]

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