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READ THIS BOOK – April 2016

Each month, we ask a member of the Vanderbilt Divinity School faculty to recommend a book they are currently reading. Our March recommendation is offered by Graham Reside, Executive Director, Cal Turner Program in Moral Leadership for the Professions and Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Professor Reside recommends “The Myth of Religious Violence” by William…

Posted by on April 17, 2016 in Read This Book, , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Why I Went to Prison

This post is written by Eric Brown, an alumnus of Vanderbilt Divinity School who works with the Nashville office of The Children’s Defense Fund where he addresses the challenge of the Cradle to Prison Pipeline and serves as an active member of the Re-Visioning Justice Working Group facilitated by the Cal Turner Program for Moral…

Posted by on March 11, 2015 in Feature, , , , , ,

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Woman to Woman

Originally posted on Scarritt Bennett blog on December 12, 2014 (http://www.scarrittbennett.org/about/blog/)     By Chandra Allen, MDiv ’09 Today, I’m excited to share about one of our programs for women: Woman to Woman. It is one of the most exciting components of my work at the Scarritt Bennett Center. The Woman to Woman program began…

Posted by on February 25, 2015 in Feature, , ,


“We’ve got a problem.”

by Graham Reside, Executive Director, Cal Turner Program in Moral Leadership in the Professions I’m a middle-aged white guy, who grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Canada.  The son of a minister, I went to church every Sunday, and I’ve heard a lot of sermons in my life.  Growing up evangelical, I know the…

Posted by on December 31, 2014 in Feature, , , , ,

VDS Friday Photos 5.2.14

Long-time VDS supporter, Cal Turner, was at VDS on Tuesday, April 15, for a lunch and reception with the current Turner Scholars and former Scholars who continue to live and work in the Nashville area.  Twelve pastor-mentors also attended to express their thanks to Mr. Turner for his generous gifts.  

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Photo of the Week, , ,

VDS Friday Photo: 12.13.13

The Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership hosted a conversation between Reverand Joe Ingle and  VDS students, faculty and staff on December 5, 2013. Reverend Joe Ingle, has spent the last 30 years serving as a chaplain and friend to those who are incarcerated.  Joe has worked closely with prisoners in the Southeast, including those…

Posted by on December 13, 2013 in Photo of the Week, ,

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