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My First Year Experience – Kimberly A. Goins

by Kimberly A. Goins, MTS1 As I reflect upon my first year experience at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, I cannot help but think what I wrote in my personal statement: I want to pursue the master of theological studies degree because I have a myriad of ideas about the connections among politics, racism, social justice, the…

Posted by on November 25, 2015 in First Year Experience, , , , , , , , ,


Rev. Lora Andrews and Rev. Judi Hoffman

Alumni/ae Tuesday – #GivingTuesday

Our monthly Alumni/ae Tuesday Guest Post has expanded! We’re proud to present #VDSGiving. We have invited VDS and GDR alumni/ae to write about what their Divinity School education meant to them, and to also write about the impact of the scholarship assistance they received. Our goal is to demonstrate how scholarship support has a lasting impact on…

Posted by on November 17, 2015 in Alumni/ae Tuesday, Giving Tuesday, , , , , , ,


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Facing Race

RACE “… runners take your mark; get set…” CaPow! Left.     Right.   Left, right, left, right, left… The FINISH LINE was in sight running… (right, left, right, left…) giving my all running… (right, left, right…) with all my might running… (left, right…) I KNEW I could win running… Right? But running the lane to…

Posted by on November 26, 2014 in Feature, , , , , , , ,


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READ THIS BOOK – October 2014

Each month, we ask a member of the Vanderbilt Divinity School faculty to recommend a book they are currently reading. Our October recommendation is offered by David A. Michelson, Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity, Affiliate Faculty Member in Classics and Islamic Studies. My recommendation for this month is Saint Isaac of Nineveh, On Asetical…

Posted by on October 12, 2014 in Read This Book, , , , , , , ,


VDS Friday Photo 4.11.14

VDS Vision “We believe…these two words sum up the hope I find so alive here at Vanderbilt Divinity School.  We believe in the power of transformatory ministry and scholarship.  And because of this, we seek to provide a faithfilled environment for our students to learn and grow.  We invite you into this partnership of hope,…

Posted by on April 11, 2014 in Photo of the Week, , , , , , , ,


VDS Feature Alumnus Seth Kohrman

Religion and spirituality always have been central aspects of my person. I grew up in a conservative Christian environment. I loved it. It was one of the greatest driving forces in shaping the person I was. I was especially passionate about Christian Scripture. This love led me to want to build a professional career out…

Posted by on February 26, 2014 in Feature, , , , ,


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