Virginia Theological Seminary

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August 29, 2008

Dr. Rosemary D. Gooden, lecturer in modern church history and mission at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, is the first scholar appointed through the Martha J. Horne Visiting Professorship Fund at Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS), beginning September 1.

The Horne fund was...

August 22, 2008

Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) welcomed its first Muslim exchange student, Salih Sayilgan, on August 20 as part of its continuing effort to encourage deeper cross-cultural conversations within the VTS community and equip students to envision new and creative ways to undertake ministry in...

August 18, 2008

Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) has announced that Jim Palmer has been named as hospitality and conference coordinator for the school. Palmer, who has worked as the seminary's receptionist since October 2007, will serve as the primary point person for all bookings, guest housing and room...

June 1, 2008

At its May meeting, the Board of Trustees of Virginia Theological Seminary appointed the Rev. Dr. David T. Gortner as the new director of the Doctor of Ministry Program and professor of evangelism and congregational leadership. Gortner steps into his new position, housed under the seminary's...

May 23, 2008

Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) celebrated its 185th Commencement on May 22, awarding 59 students, representing more than 22 dioceses and four countries, with degrees of either Master in Divinity, Master in Theological Studies, Doctor of Ministry, Postgraduate Diploma in Anglican Studies,...

April 23, 2008

In celebration of Earth Day, Virginia Theological Seminary launched the first Kreitler Environmental Lecture on April 22, featuring biblical scholar and environmentalist Dr. Ellen Davis, professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School, speaking on "Becoming Human: Biblical...

April 17, 2008

At the 185th Commencement of the Virginia Theological Seminary on May 22, honorary doctorates will be conferred upon three distinguished recipients.

The Doctor in Divinity, honoris causa, degree will be awarded to the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop and primate of...

April 11, 2008

Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) April 11 announced the availability of the first Kreitler Environmental Scholarships.

Established through the Kreitler Environmental Fund, the Kreitler Environmental Scholarships will provide financial assistance for VTS students to participate in...

January 30, 2008

The community of the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) in Alexandria gathered January 29 for a service of prayer for Kenya and for the VTS students -- Mary Tororeiy, Daniel Mwiti Munene and Peter Kanyi -- affected by the violence and political unrest following the country's disputed...

January 10, 2008

The Rt. Rev. Carol Gallagher, formerly assistant bishop of the Diocese of Newark and bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, is teaching a course in Congregational Development during the January term at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria.

The class is based on...

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