2018 Admissions Progress: By the Numbers… and Infographics

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…

Quotes about Shirley Guthrie and Christian Doctrine

Ryan Baer, Pastor, Ridglea Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, TX:

When I was a prospective student, the admissions office arranged for me to meet with a few professors during my very first visit to Columbia Seminary.  I sat down in Charlie…

50 Years of Christian Doctrine

By Dr. Martha Moore-Keish and Dr. George Stroup

Click HERE for quotes from various students of Shirley Guthrie and Christian Doctrine.

 

Introduction

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Dr. Shirley Guthrie’s landmark book Christian…

President Leanne Van Dyk Responds to Recent Acts of Violence

Dear Friends of Columbia Theological Seminary,

Our common life together at Columbia Seminary is shaped by deep values rooted in our Christian commitments. These values include hospitality, justice, kindness, mercy, love, and care for others. We are grieved here on…

Reflections Following Election 2016

Artists, Leading Theologians, Legal Scholars, and Community Leaders to Explore Migration and Border Crossings in Multidisciplinary Conference

Columbia Theological Seminary and Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion are excited to co-host a multidisciplinary conference on immigration—Migration and Border CrossingsFebruary 7-9, 2019 at Columbia Seminary. [REGISTER HERE]

“This conference will bring together leading theologians, legal…

“You Had to Be There”: Misadventures in Ministry

August 15, 2018—The Center for Lifelong Learning at Columbia Theological Seminary will start the new academic year with reflections on misadventures in ministry through the eyes of those that know it best—clergy and lay leaders.

So, what’s it like to…

Multi-seminary Sponsored Conference Explores Crossroads of Worship and Theological Justice

July 24, 2018—Paying close attention to how worship shapes us for justice, the new conference Just Worship: Toward a Faithful and Vibrant Future will examine the way churches approach worship planning, leadership, and participation so that they may fully be…

The Coaching Institute Comes to Columbia Theological Seminary

June 7, 2018—The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at Columbia Theological Seminary announces the launch of a new certificate program, The Coaching Institute at Columbia Theological Seminary (TCI@CTS).  This certificate program and its instructors are accredited by the International Coach…

Columbia Seminary Honors 2018 Graduates

May 22, 2018—Last Saturday, Columbia Theological Seminary held its annual commencement exercises at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. This year, 67 students were awarded degrees in six graduate degree programs. Fourteen graduates received dual degrees in the Master of Divinity…

C. Benton Kline, Jr. Special Collections and Archives Releases Ormond Papers

April 21, 2018—The C. Benton Kline, Jr. Special Collections and Archives is pleased to announce the release of the personal papers of Dr. J. Will Ormond, Jr at The John Bulow Campbell Library on the Columbia Theological Seminary campus. A…

Lisa Weaver Named Assistant Professor of Worship

April 10, 2018—The Board of Trustees for Columbia Theological Seminary voted unanimously today to appoint Ms. Lisa M. Weaver as Assistant Professor of Worship. Ms. Weaver, a Ph.D. candidate in Liturgical Studies/Sacramental Theology at The Catholic University of America, will…

Dean of Students Brandon Maxwell Promoted to Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Life

April 9, 2018—Dr. Leanne Van Dyk, President of Columbia Theological Seminary, has promoted the Rev. Brandon Maxwell to be Vice President for Student Affairs and Community Life, effective immediately.

“Brandon Maxwell has, in his two years here at Columbia Seminary,…

Dr. Love Sechrest Named VP, Dean of Faculty

April 9, 2018—The Board of Trustees for Columbia Theological Seminary voted unanimously today to appoint Dr. Love L. Sechrest to be the school’s Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculty, and Associate Professor of New Testament. She is currently…

Presbyterian Women Fund Joint Community Gardening Effort

April 4, 2018—The Healthy Seminarians-Healthy Church non-profit (HSHC) and Columbia Presbyterian Church (CPC) have announced a new collaborative effort for community gardening in Decatur, GA. It will be funded by a $26,800 grant awarded from the Presbyterian Women of the…

J. B. Green Papers on Display in Advance of Inaugural Address

February 24, 2018—The C. Benton Kline, Jr. Special Collections and Archives announces the freshly processed papers of James Benjamin Green. The papers, documenting Dr. Green’s life as a Presbyterian minister and a member of faculty at Columbia Theological Seminary,…

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