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Alumni Tuesday, Erin Guzman, MDiv’15

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….

Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Alumni/ae Tuesday, , , , , , ,


VDS student Kate Fields with Allen and Debbie Johnson (co-founders of Christians for the Mountains)

Imagination Grant – the Appalachian region

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…

Posted by on October 14, 2015 in Feature, Imagination Grant, , , , , , , , , ,


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The Church and the Urban Community

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…

Posted by on September 23, 2015 in Feature, , , , , , , , , ,


Robles, a transgender Latinx student at VDS being themselves!

Welcome Class of 2018

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…

Posted by on September 2, 2015 in Feature, , , , , ,


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Let it go, and Relax

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…

Posted by on August 26, 2015 in Feature, , , , , , ,


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Alumni/ae Tuesday – Sarah Pinson, MDiv’14

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….

Posted by on August 11, 2015 in Alumni/ae Tuesday, , , , , ,


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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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Alumni/ae Tuesday: Honoring the Life of Design

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….

Posted by on January 20, 2015 in Alumni/ae Tuesday, Feature, , , , ,


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“A Conversion to the Neighbor”

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…

Posted by on December 10, 2014 in Feature, , , , ,


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New Feature: Alumni/ae Tuesday

Have you ever wondered what our VDS and GDR alumni/ae are up to after graduation? We are excited to announce Alumni/ae Tuesday, a new feature that will give you a unique look into the lives of our alumni/ae from their perspective. Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post series on the VDS Voices blog will highlight posts written by VDS…

Posted by on December 9, 2014 in Alumni/ae Tuesday, , , , , , , ,


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