Presbyterian Women’s Histories at Columbia Seminary

Presbyterian Women’s Histories at Columbia Seminary

November 2, 2019—“The twentieth-century history of Presbyterian women’s organizations is a rich and varied one, and it is a history that has been well documented by women themselves. There are stories of prayer groups and sewing circles, building programs and…

Thornwell and Wilson Papers Released by Seminary Archives

October 1, 2019—The C. Benton Kline, Jr. Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce the public release of two recently digitized 19th century collections: the James Henley Thornwell papers, 1836-1861, and the Joseph Ruggles Wilson papers, late 1800’s. The…

Freedom vs. Order: The Evolution Controversy at Columbia Theological Seminary, 1857-1901

September 23, 2019—While touring the Smithsonian Institution’s Exploring Human Origins exhibit featured on the first and second floors of the library, take a moment to visit the reading room to see Freedom vs. Order: The Evolution Controversy at Columbia…

New Walker Presidential Scholarship to Make Seminary an Affordable Reality for PC(USA) Students

At Columbia Theological Seminary, we are committed to providing an accessible, affordable theological education that is both academically rigorous and spiritually transformative. Scholarships are an essential part of this commitment.  Columbia Seminary offers one of the most expansive financial aid…

To Count Our Days: a history of Columbia Theological Seminary

An interview from Vantage magazine with Erskine Clarke, Professor Emeritus of American Religious History about his new book on the history of Columbia Theological Seminary

Columbia Theological Seminary’s rich history provides a window into the…

Columbia Theological Seminary Names David Huffine Vice President for Advancement 

August 20, 2019 – The Board of Trustees of Columbia Theological Seminary has appointed David Huffine, CFRE, to be the seminary’s Vice President for Advancement. An advancement professional of more than 30 years, Huffine has provided leadership for the past…

PCUSA Co-Moderator to Speak at Columbia Seminary Convocation

August 18, 2019—Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri, Co-Moderator of the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) will speak at the Opening Convocation for Columbia Theological Seminary this year. The event will be held in the Columbia Presbyterian Church located at 711…

John Bulow Campbell Library Receives Competitive Digitization Service Grant

August 17, 2019—The John Bulow Campbell Library at Columbia Theological Seminary is one of six institutions to receive the fifth set of service grants awarded in a program intended to broaden partner participation in the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG)….

Biblical Weavings Art Exhibit at Columbia Seminary

August 14, 2019—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary announces its fall art exhibit featuring the textile art of Montgomery, AL artist Joanne Staley. “Biblical Weavings”, including twelve pieces created by Staley, will be available for viewing…

Exhibit Exploring Human Origins to Open at Columbia Theological Seminary

August 13, 2019—The John Bulow Campbell Library at Columbia Theological Seminary will be one of the first seminary libraries to host the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History traveling exhibit—Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?…

Columbia Seminary to Highlight Faculty and Alumnae at AJC Decatur Book Festival

August 11, 2019—The AJC Decatur Book Festival, which takes place Labor Day weekend, is one of the largest independent book festivals in the country. The AJC Decatur Book Festival encourages a love of the written and spoken word by…

Columbia Student Chosen for FASPE Ethics Fellowship

Columbia Theological Seminary student Emily Morrell was one of 14 seminary and divinity school students, and early-career clergy, chosen for the 2019 Seminary Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a…

Harry Barrow: A Lifetime of Service to the Church and the World

June 22, 2019—What a joy it was to chat with Dr. Harry Barrow, Columbia Seminary graduate, former CTS staff member and retired PC(USA) pastor. Dr. Barrow has led a life dedicated to service for the church and the world. I…

Graduates Celebrate at 2019 Commencement for Columbia Seminary

May 21, 2019—Columbia Theological Seminary held its annual commencement exercises at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. This year, 64 students were awarded 70 degrees in six graduate degree programs. Six graduates received dual degrees in the Master of Divinity…

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,…

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