Vantage magazine is mailed to our supporters three times each year, but you can enjoy it online here or at our Issuu page at issuu.com/columbiatheologicalseminary. You may also use to form below to receive an email notification when a new edition is available.
Each issue includes feature articles written by faculty, staff, students, and alumni; as well as news and update from the seminary and our wider community.
God with Us
GOD WITH US: WHY DO WE WORSHIP GOD TOGETHER?
Rebecca Spurrier’s new book leads us in essential questions about understanding the full spectrum of humanity.
THE INAUGURATION OF PROFESSOR RALPH BASUI WATKINS
An interview with Watkins on how his journey shaped his vision.
LEARNING TO THRIVE
The Hispanic summer program in its 30th year.
THE HUMAN ORIGINS PROJECT
What does it mean to be human and what can we learn from the Neanderthals on campus?
THORNWELL AND WILSON PAPERS
Explore the meanings of the latest release from Seminary archives.
LOCKED OUT: A LESSON ON EMBODYING GRACE
Healthy Seminarians Healthy Church takes on “Miles for Ministry.”
Preserving Our History
TO COUNT OUR DAYS: A HISTORY OF COLUMBIA
An interview with Erskine Clarke, Professor Emeritus of
American Religious History
“WE ARE COLUMBIA”
A photography exhibit of global fellowship on campus
A HUNDRED YEARS AGO
In 1919, Korean Christian women confronted a critical juncture
MEDITATIONS OF AN AFRICAN CHILD
How symbols bolster faith, community, and connectivity 18 PG
FROM THE ARCHIVES: JOHN L. GIRARDEAU (1828–1898)
The complex life and teachings of a theologian, pastor, and educator
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