General Theological Seminary

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June 30, 2011

The Rev. Katherine A. Shaner, a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, has been named assistant professor of New Testament at General Theological Seminary in New York.

Shaner is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Theology degree at Harvard Divinity School where she is...

May 25, 2011

General Theological Seminary in New York will welcome two new members to its faculty in the fall of 2011: the Rev. Amy Bentley Lamborn as assistant professor of pastoral theology; and the Rev. Clair McPherson as visiting associate professor of ascetical theology.

"We are delighted to be...

May 9, 2011

General Theological Seminary in New York will award five honorary doctorate degrees on May 18 during the seminary's 189th commencement ceremony.

The degree recipients are Michael Gecan, co-director of Industrial Areas Foundation in Dearborn, Illinois; Kay Redfield Jamison, professor of...

October 19, 2010

General Theological Seminary, at its fall convocation on Oct. 14, awarded its Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, to bishops Mark M. Beckwith of Newark, George Councell of New Jersey, Lawrence C. Provenzano of Long Island, and noted author and retreat leader, the Rev. Nancy L. Roth.

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June 10, 2010

In accordance with an action plan made at their meeting last month, the board of trustees of the General Theological Seminary on June 9 unanimously approved the appointment of the Rev. Lang Lowrey III, 56, as the seminary's interim president, according to a news release from the school.

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April 29, 2010

During its 188th commencement ceremony on May 19, General Theological Seminary will award honorary doctoral degrees to Ruth Bakare, the Rt. Rev. Sebastian Bakare, the Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne KBE FRS, Bishop Robert Alan Rimbo, and the Rev. Dr. J. Robert Wright. The Clement Clarke Moore Medal...

April 19, 2010

The executive committee of General Theological Seminary's board of trustees said April 19 that the school may have to sell some of its property to raise enough money in order to pay its bills after mid-November.

The Rev. Canon Denis O'Pray, chair of the trustees, said in a news release...

December 10, 2009

The Very Rev. Ward Burleson Ewing, dean and president of the General Theological Seminary (GTS), has told the school he plans to retire.

According to a news release from the New York City-based seminary, Ewing recently asked the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees to begin the...

November 17, 2009

The Very Rev. Ward B. Ewing, dean and president of General Theological Seminary (GTS), has announced that a highly experienced development professional, Charles N. Knapp, has joined the staff as vice president for institutional advancement and alumni/ae and church relations. A New Yorker and a...

May 21, 2009

The General Theological Seminary in New York City awarded three honorary doctorate degrees May 20 during its 187th commencement ceremony.

The honorary degree recipients were Dr. Diana Butler Bass, noted author and speaker; Archbishop Thabo Cecil Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern...

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