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’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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Cynthia Perry (’23) awarded Louisville Institute Grant for Black Sports Ministry Network Project

Master of Divinity alumna Cynthia N. Perry (’23), Executive Director of the Black Sports Ministry Network (BSMN), was selected as the recipient of a $15,000 Pastoral Study Project Grant from the prestigious Louisville Institute. This grant will be instrumental in supporting the BSMN in their year-long 2024 project “A Womanist Sports Ethic of Care.” This […]

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Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd (’04,’18) featured on PHPod Podcast about Fat Liberation

Lecturer and director of contextual education Anastasia Kidd was featured on the October 27, 2023 podcast published by Public Health Post to discuss her work in the fat liberation space and her recent publication Fat Church: Claiming a Gospel of Fat Liberation. Together with host Kara Schmidt and guest Becca Rausch, Massachusetts State Senator, the […]

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Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd (STH’04,’18) featured in Bostonia for her Work on ‘Fat Church’

The following is an excerpt from Bostonia’s article “New book by STH Lecturer, and Alum, Calls out Christianity for Stigmatizing Fat People” by Rich Barlow, featuring Director of Contextual Education Anastasia Kidd (STH’04,’18), published on September 22, 2023.  “If you care about systemic oppression, you need to start caring about fat people.” Anastasia Kidd (STH’04,’18) issues […]

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Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd featured in The Provincetown Independent

The following is an excerpt from The Provincetown Independent article “Anastasia Kidd preaches fat liberation” by Georgia Hall, featuring Director of Contextual Education Anastasia Kidd (STH’04, ’18), published on August 16, 2023.  Anastasia Kidd’s new book, Fat Church: Claiming a Gospel of Fat Liberation, fearlessly tackles the American industrial diet complex and unravels the threads of structural […]

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BUSTH Faculty, Students, and Alumni Attend 2023 International Academy of Practical Theology Conference in Seoul

By Eunil David Cho, Assistant Professor of Spiritual Care and Counseling and Co-Director of the Center for Practical Theology. Last month, practical theologians across the globe came to Seoul, South Korea to attend the biennial meeting of the International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT) held at Yonsei University from June 7th to 11th. The theme […]

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BUSTH Celebrates Class of 2023

On Saturday, May 20, 2023, the Boston University School of Theology held its annual convocation ceremony. Friends and families of the graduates gathered in Marsh Chapel for the hooding and diploma ceremony, and many more were able to watch live online (see recording below). 100 students officially graduated during the ceremony, with 81 present to […]

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