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PhD candidate Emily Nelms Chastain to join Perkins School of Theology as Instructor

The following is an excerpt from article “Rev. Emily Nelms Chastain to join Perkins August 1 as Instructor in the History of Christianity” featuring PhD candidate Emily Nelms Chastain, published on March 19, 2024. Click here to read the full article.  Rev. Emily Nelms Chastain, an ordained deacon in The United Methodist Church and Ph.D. […]

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BUSTH Publishes Annual FOCUS Magazine for 2024

The Boston University School of Theology is pleased to announce the 2024 publication of its annual scholarly magazine, focus. The magazine’s theme this year is theological humility, and the issue raises the question of how to equip theologically humble faith leaders in the current landscape. The magazine features close-ups on faculty promotions, creating a more […]

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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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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 […]

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BUSTH Publishes Annual FOCUS Magazine for 2023

May 2023 – The Boston University School of Theology (STH) is pleased to announce the publication of its annual scholarly magazine, focus. The magazine’s theme this year is bridging the gap between culture, divine love, and each other. The magazine features close-ups on distinguished alumni including Spring 2023 Lowell Lecturer Dr. Bill Banfield (on our cover), […]

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BUSTH PhD Student Morgan Crago wins Presbyterian Historical Society Grant

The original story was published by Presbyterian Church USA on March 21, 2023. The following is an excerpt only and features current PhD student Morgan Crago (STH‘24). Please click here to read the full article, written by McKenna Britton.  PHS’s research fellowship program awards travel grants of $2,500 for scholars, students and independent researchers who demonstrate a need […]

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BUSTH Welcomes New Congregations for Trauma-Responsive Congregations Project

November 2022 – Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) is pleased to welcome eight additional congregations to the “Trauma-Responsive Congregations” program, part of a grant funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. through its Thriving Congregations Initiative. The four-year project is entering its third year. It is designed to help urban congregations respond to trauma from theologically-informed […]

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BUSTH PhD Student Jeehyun Baek Awarded Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship

Boston University School of Theology PhD student in Theology, Ethics, and Philosophy Jeehyun Baek has been awarded The Dissertation Fellowship by the Louisville Institute.  Titled “Mourning Across Generations: Theological Witness to Intergenerational Trauma in the Korean Diaspora,” Ms. Baek’s dissertation examines a theology of resilience for Korean diaspora communities who inherit the past trauma, experience […]

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