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Outside Our Service Area

Apr. 2, 2020—Waste Not Want Not: A Beginner’s Composting Series This series focuses on our commitment to sustainability and ecotheology by offering tips and tools to live out what we say we believe. Amy E. Steele (she/her/hers), Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Community Life at Vanderbilt Divinity School (VDS) invites us in to her journey toward...

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Alumni Tuesday, Erin Guzman, MDiv’15

Nov. 10, 2015—Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post series on the VDS Voices blog highlights posts written by VDS and GDR alumni/ae. Hear firsthand about their important work in the community, collaborations with other alumni/ae and faculty, and much more. Be sure to also check out the Divinity School Instagram feed every Tuesday for our Alumni/ae Instagram Takeover Day....

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Imagination Grant – the Appalachian region

Oct. 14, 2015—The Imagination Grant seek to advance global learning, theolog­ical reflection, and leadership skills and support creative, non-credit bearing projects proposed by students.  The funds can be used to cover travel and expenses for global immersion experiences, and are typically utilized during summers. As 2015 eased its way into being, I began pondering which pursuits would...

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The Church and the Urban Community

Sep. 23, 2015—The Church and the Urban Community course, taught by Professor Daniel Joranko,  is an immersion experience where students visit and interact with exemplary urban ministries and community-based nonprofits throughout Nashville. An emphasis is placed on programs that ministry with the poor and socially marginalized. by Dori Schaffield, MDiv3 The syllabus described this course as being...

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Welcome Class of 2018

Sep. 2, 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 Robles, MDiv’17 As a people of many beliefs, ideas, identities, experiences, and walks of life, may I be able to use this reflection...

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Let it go, and Relax

Aug. 26, 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 Sharah Dass, MDiv2 To the incoming class at Vanderbilt Divinity School, My name is Sharah Dass, and I am from Pakistan. As I started...

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Alumni/ae Tuesday – Sarah Pinson, MDiv’14

Aug. 11, 2015—Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post series on the VDS Voices blog highlights posts written by VDS and GDR alumni/ae. Hear firsthand about their important work in the community, collaborations with other alumni/ae and faculty, and much more. Be sure to also check out the Divinity School Instagram feed every Tuesday for our Alumni/ae Instagram Takeover Day....

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Why I Went to Prison

Mar. 11, 2015—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...

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Alumni/ae Tuesday: Honoring the Life of Design

Jan. 20, 2015—Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post series on the VDS Voices blog highlights posts written by VDS and GDR alumni/ae. Hear firsthand about their important work in the community, collaborations with other alumni/ae and faculty, and much more. Be sure to also check out the Divinity School Instagram feed every Tuesday for our Alumni/ae Instagram Takeover Day....

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“A Conversion to the Neighbor”

Dec. 10, 2014—by Gabe Horton, MDiv3 A 1970s Aboriginal activist group once issued this challenge to well-intentioned white Australians seeking to help: If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. Marginalia is a student group at Vanderbilt...

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