Christine Roy Yoder Named First J. McDowell Richards Professor of Biblical Interpretation

Christine Roy Yoder Named First J. McDowell Richards Professor of Biblical Interpretation

May 7, 2019— Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary, announced that Dr. Christine Roy Yoder was appointed by the Board as the first J. McDowell Richards Professor of Biblical Interpretation,…

Raj Nadella Named Samuel A. Cartledge Associate Professor of New Testament

May 7, 2019—Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary announced that Dr. Raj Nadella was appointed by the Board as the new Samuel A. Cartledge Associate Professor of New Testament, effective…

Wonchul Shin Appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics and Theology

April 30, 2019—Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, announced that Wonchul Shin will be called as the Visiting Professor of Ethics and Theology, and Louisville Institute Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia Theological Seminary, effective August…

Anonymous Donor Gives Columbia Seminary $1M for Walker Presidential Scholarship

April 23, 2019—Columbia Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the creation of The Rev. Dr. Thomas W. and Jan C. Walker Presidential Scholarship. The new scholarship was made possible by an endowment gift of $1 million from an anonymous donor…

Dr. Mitzi J. Smith Appointed J. Davison Philips Professor of New Testament

April 9, 2019— Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary announced that Dr. Mitzi Smith was appointed by the Board as the new J. Davison Philips Professor of New Testament, effective…

Dr. Jeffery Tribble Sr. Appointed Associate Dean for Advanced Professional Studies

April 9, 2019—Dr. Love Sechrest, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary announced the appointment of Associate Professor of Ministry Dr. Jeffery Tribble, Sr. as the new Associate Dean of Advanced Professional Studies, effective…

Columbia Seminary Archives Acquires Papers of Emeritus Walter Brueggemann

April 6, 2019—The C. Benton Kline, Jr. Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Walter Brueggemann papers. This collection includes course notes, manuscript drafts, correspondence, and lectures spanning Brueggemann’s career as a theologian and professor….

“Rising Tide” Comes to Atlanta on March 28

March 14, 2019—Central Presbyterian Church, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Georgia Interfaith Power & Light (GIPL) are proud to bring The Crossroads Project: Rising Tide to Atlanta on March 28, 2019.  Rising Tide is a collaborative performance created by the Fry…

Dr. Beth Johnson Retires

Congratulations to Dr. Beth Johnson, the J. Davison Philips Professor of New Testament, on her recent retirement from Columbia Theological Seminary!

For the past 20 years, Dr. Johnson has been a role model for womenas a colleague and a friend, and…

Ella Mae Phelps Archives Collection on Display

February 19, 2019—The C. Benton Kline, Jr., Special Collections and Archives and the John Bulow Campbell Library invite you to the library’s first floor reading room to view the current exhibit, “Tireless Energy and Enviable Service.” The exhibit highlights the…

New Colloquies For Women of Color Clergy and Early Call CTS Alumni 

February 16, 2019—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 colloquies in its Pastoral Excellence Program.  

The Colloquy for Clergy Series offers clergy an opportunity to engage as reflective practitioners in a…

New Art Exhibit on Campus “Our Home Is The Holy Land”

February 2, 2019—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) announces a new exhibit “Our Home Is The Holy Land” including selections from “Through the Checkpoint” and “Children of Bethlehem,” featuring the work of Columbia Theological Seminary alumna Katie Archibald-Woodward.  The CLL…

Foster Connors, Gehman to Receive 2019 Alumni Awards

January 9, 2019—Columbia Theological Seminary announces recipients of its 2019 Alumni Awards to be presented during their annual “Homecoming” alumni reunion event, February 4-6, 2019, on campus in Decatur, GA near Atlanta. Philip R. “Phil” Gehman (MDiv ’68) will…

Author, Scholar, Preacher Dr. Frank Thomas to Give 2019 Smyth Lectures

December 15, 2018—Columbia Theological Seminary announces that author, scholar and renowned preacher Dr. Frank A. Thomas, the Nettie Sweeney and Hugh Th. Miller Professor of Homiletics at Christian Theological Seminary, will be the 2019 Smyth lecturer. Thomas will deliver two…

2018 Admissions Progress: By the Numbers… and Infographics

45 students made up the 2018 incoming fall class. Who are they?

They come from 13 different states, with 50% from Georgia. 66% percent are female and 34% male. Seven South Koreans, one student from India and one from Cuba…

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