PhD candidate Emily Nelms Chastain receives ACT Grant from BU DL&I

The following is an excerpt from article “ACT Grant: Connecting Classroom Content with Life after Graduate School” featuring doctor of philosophy candidate Emily Nelms Chastain, published on February 5, 2024. Click here to read the full article. 

In the 21st century, the continuous transformation of both the church and the world relies on the presence of insightful and pragmatic religious leaders. The School of Theology’s Master of Divinity program academically prepares current students to tailor their coursework according to their distinctive vocational calling.

However, while STH students have had access to the academic tools necessary to become a theologian or pastor, there is still a resource and guidance gap for students completing the credentialing paperwork necessary to pursue ordination in their path. 

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