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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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Ylisse Bess (STH’17) Announced New Program Director for Trauma-Responsive Congregations Project

The Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to announce that Ylisse Bess (STH’17), staff chaplain at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, will become the Program Director for BUSTH’s Trauma-Responsive Congregations grant, funded by Lilly Endowment. Currently serving as an advisor for the grant, Bess is stepping into a new role focused on providing direction […]

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Prof. Steven Sandage featured in BU’s The Brink

The following is an excerpt from The Brink article “Why Are So Many Religious Leaders Facing Stress and Burnout?” by Mara Sassoon and Andrew Thurston, featuring Albert and Jessie Danielsen Professor of Psychology of Religion and Theology Steven Sandage, published on March 17, 2022. Click here to read the full article. Many people who experience […]

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BUSTH Selects Participating Congregations for Trauma-Responsive Congregations Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kimberly Macdonald Communications Director 617-358-1858 kmacd@bu.edu 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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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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Prof. Luis Menéndez-Antuña Receives Society of Biblical Literature 2021 Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship

Assistant Professor of New Testament Luis Menéndez-Antuña was recently awarded the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) 2021 A. R. Pete Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship for his recent article “The Gospel of Torture: Mark 15 and the Body in Pain.” The Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship supports junior-level academic scholars who demonstrate “innovative approaches in biblical […]

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Prof. Jonathan Calvillo Awarded New-York Historical Society Research Fellowship

New-York Historical Society, with support from the Henry Luce Foundation, awarded research fellowships to Boston University School of Theology Assistant Professor of Sociology of Religion Jonathan Calvillo and seven other early-career historians in 2020 whose work illuminates the varied roles of religion and spirituality in the history of the American West, including nineteenth-century westward expansion, […]

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BUSTH MDiv Students Win Second Place in Innovate@BU New Venture Competition

This article featuring student Kimberly Bress (MDiv’21) was published by Daily Free Press on April 15, 2021. As of April 20, Kimberly and project partners Cindy Rassi (MDiv’22) and Maria Fernandes-Dominique won second place in the Innovate@BU New Venture Competition for a prize of $8,000 to start their non-profit Turn In. Reach Out. The following is […]

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BUSTH STM Student Jere Schulz (’21) Wins Innovate@BU Sustainability Innovation Grant

The original story was published by the Daily Free Press on March 23, 2021. The following is an excerpt only and features Jere Schulz (STM’21). Please click here to read the full article.  BU students win sustainability innovation grants, tackle climate change from new angles By Divya Sood Our world faces numerous barriers regarding sustainability. But at Boston […]

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