Two New Faculty Appointed at Columbia Seminary

Two New Faculty Appointed at Columbia Seminary

March 31, 2017—On Tuesday, March 28, the Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary approved the recommendations made by two search committees to President Leanne Van Dyk for the appointment of two new tenure-track faculty members: Dr. Melinda A. McGarrah…

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….

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,…

Christine Roy Yoder Named Interim Dean of Faculty

Columbia Theological Seminary President Leanne Van Dyk announced that Professor of Old Testament Language, Literature, and Exegesis Dr. Christine Roy Yoder will be appointed as the Interim Dean of Faculty effective July 11, 2016. Current Vice President of Academic Affairs and…

Get Out! (Part 2)

By Bill Harkins, Senior Lecturer of Pastoral Theology and Care; Co-Director of the ThD Program

In my first post, I talked about the growing cohort of class alumni out in the world has been remarkably faithful in staying in touch with…

Get Out! (Part 1)

By Bill Harkins, Senior Lecturer of Pastoral Theology and Care; Co-Director of the ThD Program

For almost 17 years, I have hosted a course at Columbia Theological Seminary called “Men in Ministry.” We’ve gathered weekly to discuss readings, share reflection papers…

Teach-in on Capital Punishment and the Church

In the wake of the scheduled lethal injection execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the only woman on death row in the state of Georgia, a loud cry emerged from the faith community. Many of these efforts grew out of the…

Church Planting with Entrepreneurial Skill

By Dr. Jeffery L. Tribble, Sr., Associate Professor of Ministry

September 3, 2014—The mission of Columbia Theological Seminary is educating and nurturing faithful, imaginative, and effective leaders for the sake of the Church and the world. As a part of this…

The Challenge of Jihadi Islam to Christians

By John Azumah, Associate Professor of World Christianity and Islam.

August 21, 2014—Once again, the world is being subjected to horrific images of religious and ethnic genocide from Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria to Boko Haram in Nigeria….

Pilgrimage to Korea

By Kevin Park, Associate Dean for Advanced Professional Studies and Assistant Professor of Theology

July 18, 2014 — I am blessed to call three countries home. I was born in Korea, raised in Canada, and have been living in the U.S….

Award for Feasting on the Gospels

June 9, 2014—In 2008-2011, Westminster John Knox Press and the Seminary jointly produced Feasting on the Word. Professors David Bartlett and Barbara Brown Taylor were the co-general editors. Chuck Campbell, George Stroup, Kathleen OConnor, Carlos Cardoza-Orlandi, Marcia Riggs, and Beth Johnson were six of…

Christine Roy Yoder Named Luce Scholar

June 2, 2014—Christine Roy Yoder, Professor of Old Testament Language, Literature, and Exegesis, 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…

Our Witness to Christian Love: A Call to the PC(USA)

By the Faculty of Columbia Theological Seminary.

In 1861, a group of Presbyteries in the American south broke off from the denomination, primarily over the issue of slavery, in order to form the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of…

Our witness to Christian love
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