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Professor Emeritus Walter E. Fluker (’88) delivers 2024 BU Baccalaureate Address

The following is an excerpt from BU Today’s article ““We Are Called, My Friends, to Be Peacemakers,” Rev. Walter E. Fluker Tells Boston University’s Baccalaureate Audience” by Rich Barlow published on May 19, 2024, featuring Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Ethical Leadership Walter E. Fluker.  … Addressing the hundreds gathered in Marsh Chapel, Fluker […]

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Prof. Nicolette Manglos-Weber writes about BU Graduate Workers Union strike in The Christian Century

The following is an excerpt from the article “What’s behind the grad student strike at Boston University?” by Associate Professor of Religion and Society Nicolette Manglos-Weber, published on May 16, 2024 by The Christian Century. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Boston […]

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BUSTH Announces Faculty Publications and Presentations for May 2024

The School of Theology is pleased to announce the following faculty publications and scholarly presentations for May 2024: Eunil David Cho “Chaplaincy Education: Exploring Creative Collaboration,” Journal of Pastoral Theology 34, no. 1 (2024): 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1080/10649867.2024.2342047 Rebecca Copeland (presentation) Edward L. Mark Lecture at Harvard-Epworth UMC on April 28, 2024: “Entangled Being, Unoriginal Sin, & […]

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Shively T. J. Smith promoted to Associate Professor with tenure

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the promotion of Shively T. J. Smith to Associate Professor of New Testament as of spring 2024. Prof. Smith joined BUSTH in 2018, and in 2023 was announced as the inaugural director of the Doctor of Philosophy program. As a New Testament scholar, Smith writes […]

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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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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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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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