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April 2, 2008

The Society for the Increase of the Ministry (SIM) has announced the appointment of Thomas Moore III as its new Executive Director.

Moore comes to SIM after working most recently with the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral in the United States (FOCCUS); the Church Pension Group (CPG); and...

February 28, 2008

Dr. Fredrica Harris Thompsett, Mary Wolfe Professor of Historical Theology at Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will retire from full-time teaching. On Thursday, May 1, EDS will honor Thompsett with a panel discussion, Celebrating Courageous Anglicanism, moderated by...

July 10, 2007

The diverse and sometimes contentious nature of all Christianity and the Episcopal tradition was the subject of a recent gathering sponsored by Remain Episcopal in the Diocese of San Joaquin.

"Common Prayer, Uncommon People: The Episcopal Church," held June 23 at Holy Family Episcopal...

June 7, 2007

A study released June 6 finds that Episcopal Church seminarians receive uneven preparation for their lives as preachers.

The study, "Looking Again at Teaching Homiletics," was produced by William Hethcock, an emeritus professor of homiletics at the University of the South's School of...

June 1, 2007

A couple of weeks ago I read an intriguing book review. Actually, what caught my eye and drew me to the article was a picture of an octopus, which is hardly a common sight on the front page of a major metropolitan newspaper! It was a review of The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss...

May 15, 2007

The 11 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church are set to confer graduate and honorary degrees at commencement services during May and June.

They are:

Berkeley Divinity School at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut Bexley Hall Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, and Rochester, New...

February 3, 2007

The Rev. Gary Dorrien, professor of religion at Columbia University, in New York City, was inaugurated on January 31 as Union Theological Seminary's Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics. Dorrien, an Episcopal priest and renowned social ethicist, is known as a prolific writer on liberal...

January 8, 2007

The Rev. Linda Tyson, Pastoral Leadership Search Effort (PLSE) coordinator, in the Episcopal Church's Office for Ministry Development, will resign effective January 31 to commence duties as acting director of studies at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, in New Haven, Connecticut. Tyson, who...

January 2, 2007

Six of the eleven accredited Episcopal seminaries offer Doctor of Ministry programs. The Doctor of Ministry is an advanced degree and the highest professional degree for those engaged in parish ministry, world missions, and similar ministries. The Ph.D. degree, by comparison, equips students to...

November 15, 2006

The Rev. Dr. Douglas Travis has been named the new dean and president of the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest (ETSS). A teacher, former theological school dean and parish priest, Travis will join the ETSS community on January 1, 2007. After working with Interim Dean Philip Turner...

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