Marcia Riggs Named Luce Scholar

Marcia Riggs Named Luce Scholar

February 25, 2017—Dr. Marcia Y. Riggs, J. Erskine Love Professor of Christian Ethics, is one of six new Luce Scholars named by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc. as Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology for 2017-2018….

“We Are Columbia” Exhibit Begins a Critical Conversation

February 10, 2017—The Office of Student Life and Formation at Columbia Theological Seminary is excited to announce an exhibition called “We Are Columbia” featuring photographs by Khayla Johnson, an MDiv student. The photographs located in various areas of the campus’…

"We are Columbia" exhibition

Columbia Seminary Faculty Contribute to “American Values, Religious Voices”

January 27, 2017—Three faculty from Columbia Theological Seminary will participate in a new initiative called “American Values, Religious Voices.” The project has been described as: a national nonpartisan campaign that brings together 100 scholars from a diverse range of religious traditions…

American Values, Religious Voices

Columbia “Science for Seminaries” Lecture to Feature NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures”

January 20, 2017—Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Christine Mann Darden to be the next lecturer for its “Science for Seminaries” program. She retired as a member of The Senior Executive Service in March 2007 from NASA Langley Research…

“Science for Seminaries”NASA Scientist Mentioned in “Hidden Figures"

Columbia Seminary Accepting Applications for 2017 Thompson Scholars

Decatur, GA—Thompson Scholars 2017, Evangelism and Social Justice, will take place May 2-5, 2017 at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the Columbia Theological Seminary campus.

The United States and the global community have recently witnessed an amplified outcry for justice. This…

Columbia Seminary is accepting applications for 2017 Thompson evangelism scholars

Columbia Theological Seminary to Sponsor International Conference in India

Decatur, GA—The Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) has announced that its 2019 international conference will be held at United Theological College, Bangalore, India, during July 22-26. Columbia Theological Seminary will be a primary sponsor of the event.

SBL holds its…

Dr. Raj Nadella from India teaching biblical scholarship from the New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary

Columbia Seminary to Host AAAS Lecture on Sin and Science

Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Ernst Conradie, Senior Professor from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa to be the next lecturer as part of its “Science for Seminaries” program. The lectures are sponsored by the American…

Columbia Seminary to Host AAAS Lecture on Animal Intelligence

Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Frans de Waal, the C. H. Candler Professor of Psychology at Emory University and Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta to be the next…

Animal intelligence by Dr. Frans de Waal

Columbia Seminary Hosts International Speakers to Talk about “Voiceless Sisters” of the Congo

Columbia Theological Seminary Hosts International Speakers to Talk about “Voiceless Sisters” of the Congo

Decatur, GA— Columbia Theological Seminary will host a special Forum on Wednesday, October 26 at 11:00 am titled “Shoe-Strings for Abundant Life: Voices from Congo Speak…

Columbia Seminary hosts international speakers talk voiceless sisters congo

Mark Allan Powell to Give 2016 Smyth Lectures

Decatur, GA—Internationally known scholar Dr. Mark Allan Powell, the Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary will present the Smyth Lectures at Columbia Theological Seminary on October 11-13, 2016. Dr. Powell will deliver a series…

mark allan powell give 2016 smyth lectures

Columbia Recognized Among “Seminaries that Change the World”

Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as one of the Seminaries that Change the World, Class of 2016-17 by The Center for Faith and Service. Each year, Seminaries that Change the World identifies…

Student Coordinating Council

Columbia Seminary to Host AAAS Lecture on Science of Public Health

Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has invited Dr. Tyrone B. Hayes, Class of ’43 Chair and Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley to be the next lecturer as part of its “Science for Seminaries” program sponsored by…

Tyrone Hayes, columbia seminary host aaas lecture science public health

Fourth Pres Pastor Shannon Kershner to Speak at Fall Convocation

Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has announced details for its Opening Convocation for the seminary’s 189th session. The event will be held at the Columbia Presbyterian Church located at 711 South Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA on September 8 at 11:00 am….

Pastor Shannon Kershner speak fall convocation

New Dean of Students Appointed at Columbia Seminary

Columbia Theological Seminary President Leanne Van Dyk has announced that the Rev. Brandon T. Maxwell will be appointed as the new Dean of Students. Currently, Rev. Maxwell serves as the Assistant Director of Admissions at the Candler School of Theology…

New Associate Dean for Worship Life Appointed at Columbia Seminary

Columbia Theological Seminary President Leanne Van Dyk announced earlier this year the creation of a new position, Associate Dean for Worship Life. “We are committed to forming our students as leaders in worshipping communities,” said Dr. Van Dyk. “After all,…

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