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Divinity students bring unique experience with grief rituals during an era of extraordinary death

Feb. 7, 2022—Meg Wade, a second-year MDiv student, brings her passion for helping those in mourning process their grief as a “grief doula,” while George Schmidt, a second-year PhD student in theological studies, brings his experience as an military chaplain that was present at hundreds of burial ceremonies to assist next of kin at the Arlington National Cemetery. Both highlight contrasts as well as similarities in the way society ritualizes grief.

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The Choice is Yours

Sep. 9, 2015—Each year, VDS invites returning students to offer words of advice to the incoming class. We hope these stories and lived wisdom will help you navigate your own path at Vanderbilt! by Luis Vargas, MDiv2 The best education in film is to make one. I would advise any neophyte director to try to make a...

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Three Questions with Daniel Siedell

Apr. 1, 2015—Daniel A. Siedell is an art historian, critic, and author of God in the Gallery: A Christian Embrace of Modern Art. Mr. Siedell will deliver a special lecture, “Thinking Theologically about Modern & Contemporary Art”,  at Vanderbilt Divinity School on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. For our readers to become acquainted with Mr. Siedell, we asked him to respond to...

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Feature: A Year in Photos part 2 (Spring 2014)

Apr. 30, 2014—Last Wednesday, we began to reflect back on the Fall 2013 semester here at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. As promised, we continue the trip down memory lane with highlights from this semester. What were your favorite event/highlights from this last year? And don’t forget to join us on Friday, March 9, 2014 for our VDS...

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