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Prof. Christopher Evans (’85) speaks on The Social Gospel: The Heart of Progressive Christianity

Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies Christopher Evans was the featured speaker for the May 5, 2024 The Forum at St. Bart’s episode produced by St. Bartholomew’s Church New York. During this talk, he spoke about the late 19th century and early 20th century Christianity in America and how the Social Gospel movement […]

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BUSTH announces 2024 Student Leadership Awards

On Thursday, May 9, the BUSTH community gathered to celebrate the graduating class of 2024 and to announce the Student Leadership Awards. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Bryan Stone, and Interim Associate Dean for Students and Community Life Nicolette Manglos-Weber awarded 15 outstanding students certificates reflecting their extraordinary contributions to the School and their fellow […]

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Professor of Church History and Reformation Studies Carter Lindberg, 1937 – 2024

The Boston University School of Theology announces the passing in April 2024 of former professor Carter Lindberg, who served the School for 28 years as Professor of Church History and Reformation Studies. Professor Lindberg long pursued his passions for teaching and research at Susquehanna University and the College of the Holy Cross before coming to Boston […]

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Rady Roldán-Figueroa promoted to full Professor

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the promotion of Rady Roldán-Figueroa to full professor of History of Christianity as of spring 2024. In a letter to the Boston University community on April 19, 2024, Interim University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Kenneth Lutchen congratulated the 22 promoted faculty across the Charles […]

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BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications and Presentations for April 2024

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications and scholarly presentations for April 2024: Eunil David Cho (panel) Panelist, “Classroom as Community,” BU Faculty Forum: InnovateEDU: Exploring the Future of Learning at BU, April 9, 2024. Robert A. Hill Salt City Prayers. Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2024. Partnership in the gospel: […]

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Prof. Christopher Evans writes about potential United Methodist schism in The Conversation

The following is an excerpt from the article “A dramatic schism over social issues? The United Methodist Church has been here before – but this time, America’s religious landscape is far different” by Professor of History of Christianity and Methodist Studies Christopher Evans (’85), published on April 8 by The Conversation US. Any views and opinions […]

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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña to deliver Boswell Lecture at the Pacific School of Religion

The following is an excerpt from the Bay Area Reporter article “Boswell lecture to examine New Testament through queer theory” by John Ferrannini. Click here to read the full article, originally published on April 3, 2024. This year’s Boswell lecture at the Pacific School of Religion’s Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion will be […]

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PhD Student Daniel Montañez interviewed in Sojourners article

The following is an excerpt from the Soujourners article “Ahead of election, evangelicals want sermons on immigration” by Ken Chitwood, featuring contributions by current PhD student Daniel Montañez. Click here to read the full article, originally published on March 27, 2024. … ‘Biblical, compassionate welcome’ … The Evangelical Immigration Table — a collective of religious leaders […]

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An Easter 2024 Message from Dean Pak

Reading Julian of Norwich for my course on medieval female mystics has been an unexpected sacred gift as Holy Week and Easter draw near. As a 14th-century anchoress with one window to the church and one window to the world, Julian inhabited a world devastated by plague, war, hunger, famine, political unrest, and religious dissension. […]

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