Festival of Hymns and Organ Concert

–Hear Petr Eben organ cycle July 21 and join in hymn sing on July 24—

Princeton, NJ, June 26, 2013–Princeton Seminary’s weeklong summer Institutes of Theology and Worship offers two free community concerts. 

Three Young Scholars Join Princeton Seminary Faculty
—Heath Dewrell, Brian Rainey, and Lisa Bowens will teach in the Biblical Studies Department— 

Princeton, NJ, June 17, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of three new faculty members in its Department of Biblical Studies.
World-Class New Testament Scholar Joins Princeton Theological Seminary Faculty

—Dale C. Allison will teach in Princeton beginning fall 2013—

Princeton, NJ, June 12, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dale C. Allison Jr. as the Richard J. Dearborn Professor of New Testament Studies, effective July 1, 2013. Allison joins the faculty in the Department of Biblical Studies. 

Princeton Theological Seminary to Host 201st Commencement May 18

—President M. Craig Barnes to preside at his first Commencement since taking office in January—

Photos available upon request. 

Princeton, NJ, May 16, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary will award 164 degrees to 159 graduates during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18. 

Two Princeton Seminary Students Named Recipients of Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships
Princeton, NJ, April 30, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that two Seminary students, Blake Jurgens (M.Div., 2013) and Cambria Kaltwasser (Ph.D., 2015), are the recipients of Fulbright Scholarships for the 2013–2014 academic year. 
Handbell Concert April 20
Princeton, NJ, April 11, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary will present a handbell concert “Sounds of America” for the Seminary and Princeton communities on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel on the Seminary’s main campus.
H. Russel Botman, Rector and Vice Chancellor of Stellenbosch University in South Africa and Human Rights Advocate, to Receive Annual Kuyper Prize

 

—Botman to lecture April 18 on “The Problem of the Future: A Challenge to Christian Thought”—

Princeton, NJ, April 10, 2013–Dr. H. Russel Botman, rector and vice chancellor of Stellenbosch University in South Africa, will receive Princeton Theological Seminary’s 2013 Abraham Kuyper Prize for Excellence in Reformed Theology and Public Life, when he delivers the Seminary’s Kuyper Lecture on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Chapel.

 

Four Performances of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream April 11 through 14
Princeton, NJ, April 3, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary’s Department of Speech Communication in Ministry will present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Thursday through Saturday, April 11 through 13 at 8:00 p.m., and on Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 p.m. 
Sang Hyun Lee Lecture Honors Former Princeton Seminary Professor and Head of Asian American Ministry Program

—Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan will speak on Asian Biblical Interpretation on April 8 at Princeton Seminary—

Princeton, NJ, March 25, 2013–On Monday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, dean and professor of Hebrew Bible at the Theological School at Drew University, will give the annual Sang Hyun Lee Lecture on Asian American Theology and Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary on the topic “Asian Biblical Interpretation.” 

Fr. Jamal Khader Daibes, from Bethlehem in Palestine, to Deliver a Public Lecture on April 3

—Lecture will focus on “Kairos Palestine: A Word of Faith, Hope, and Love from the Heart of the Palestinian Suffering”—

Princeton, NJ, March 25, 2013–Fr. Jamal Khader Daibes, dean of the Faculty of Arts, professor of theology, and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Bethlehem University in Palestine, and the John A. Mackay Visiting Professor of World Christianity at Princeton Theological Seminary, will give a public lecture at the Seminary on Wednesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center. 

Easter Octave Choral Service April 7

Princeton, NJ, March 12, 2013–Princeton Theological will hold an Easter Octave Choral Service on Sunday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel.     

Theologian Jennifer Herdt to Give Annual Warfield Lectures March 18 through 21
Princeton, NJ, March 11, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary will welcome Dr. Jennifer Herdt, the Gilbert L. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics at Yale Divinity School, to campus March 18 through 21, 2013, when she delivers the annual Warfield Lectures. 
Annual Used Book Sale April 11–13
Princeton, NJ, March 5, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary will hold its annual used book sale Thursday, April 11 through Saturday, April 13 in the Seminary’s Whiteley Gymnasium on Hibben Road in Princeton. 
Sacred South African Song presented March 13

–Carol Muller, Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Pennsylvania, to Lecture–

Princeton, NJ, March 1, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary’s History and Ecumenics Department will host a lecture by Dr. Carol Muller, professor of ethnomusicology in the Department of Music at the University of Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center.           

Princeton Seminary Student to Speak at Commemoration of 1965 Edmund Pettus Bridge Crossing in Selma, Alabama, March 3

–Jerria Martin, president of Student Government and a native of Selma, heads south to speak about her fellow alumnus James Reeb, killed in first march from Selma to Montgomery–

 February 22, 2013, Princeton, NJ–On Sunday, March 3 when people from around the nation gather in Selma, Alabama, to reenact the 1965 crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Jerria Martin, a senior at Princeton Theological Seminary and president of Student Government, will be among them. 

Annual Women in Church and Ministry Lecture Focuses on Christian Witness in Light of the Teachings of Black Women and Men

—Emilie Townes, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School, to deliver lecture February 28—

Princeton, NJ, February 18, 2013–Dr. Emilie Townes, associate dean of academic affairs and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School, will give the annual Women in Church and Ministry Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center on the Seminary campus. 

New Testament Scholar to Lecture on the Bible as Icon in Church and Society

–David Aune, the Walter Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, to give annual Thompson Lecture on February 25—

Princeton, NJ, February 12, 2013–Dr. David Aune, the Walter Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver Princeton Seminary’s annual Alexander Thompson Lecture on Monday, February 25, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center. 

Princeton Seminary Celebrates “A Bach Family Tree” at February 15 Concert

—The Joe R. Engle Organ Concert will feature Alan Morrison from Westminster Choir College and the Princeton Seminary Singers—

Princeton, NJ, February 4, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary’s Joe R. Engle Organ Concert will celebrate “A Bach Family Tree” on Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Chapel.

Princeton Seminary Celebrates Black History Month in Partnership with other Community Groups

—Programs throughout February focus on the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and Honor distinguished Black graduates of the Seminary—

Princeton, NJ, January 25, 2013–Marking the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and forty-seven years after the March on Selma, Princeton Theological Seminary will celebrate Black History Month with festive and commemorative events throughout February.

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture February 4

—Anthony B. Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities at Rice University, will lecture on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy and the Changing Nature of U.S. Religiosity on February 4—

Princeton, NJ, January 17, 2013–Dr. Anthony B. Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities, professor of religious studies, and director of graduate studies at Rice University, will give Princeton Theological Seminary’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture on Monday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m. 

Philosopher and Theologian Diogenes Allen Dies

Princeton, NJ, January 14, 2013–Dr. Diogenes Allen, a distinguished scholar in the field of the philosophy of religion, and the Stuart Professor of Philosophy emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary, died on January 13, 2013, at the age of 80 in hospice care at Chandler Hall, Newtown, Pennsylvania.

Professor from Bethlehem University in Palestine to Join Princeton Seminary Faculty for Spring Term

—Father Jamal Daibes will be the Mackay Professor of World Christianity—

Princeton, NJ, December 19, 2012–Dr. Jamal Daibes, dean of the Faculty of Arts, professor of theology, and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Bethlehem University in Palestine, will join the Princeton Theological Seminary faculty for the spring term of the 2012–2013 academic year as the John A. Mackay Visiting Professor of World Christianity.

Holiday Handbell Concert December 8

Princeton, NJ, November 27, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary will present a holiday handbell concert for the Seminary and Princeton communities on Saturday, December 8 at 3:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel on the Seminary campus. 

Carols of Many Nations December 10

Princeton, NJ, November 14, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary will present three musical services of carols from around the world for the Seminary and Princeton communities on Monday, December 10 at 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. in Miller Chapel. 

Lectureship on Missions Address Issue of Immigration

—Daniel G. Groody, associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver a lecture series titled “Dying to Live: Migration, Theology, and the Human Journey” November 26 and 27—

Princeton, NJ, November 13, 2012–Post-election 2012, at a time when issues of immigration and globalization are at the center of the national debate, Daniel G. Groody, associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, and the director of the Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture at the Institute for Latino Studies at Notre Dame, will address a faith perspective on these issues in Princeton Theological Seminary’s annual Students’ Lectureship on Missions. 

 

Princeton Seminary Announces M. Craig Barnes as Its New President

Princeton, NJ, October 8, 2012–The Board of Trustees of Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the unanimous election of the Reverend Dr. M. Craig Barnes as its seventh president, and as professor of pastoral ministry. 

Princeton Theological Seminary Honors Three Distinguished Alumni

 

—Marvin McMickle, Timothy Lee, and Iain Torrance Named Distinguished Alumni at Bicentennial Reunion Banquet—

Princeton, NJ, October 26, 2012–The Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni/ae Council honored the Reverend Dr. Marvin McMickle, Class of 1983, the Reverend Dr. Timothy Lee, Class of 1961, and the Reverend Dr. Iain Torrance, the Seminary’s sixth president, as Distinguished Alumni on October 22, 2012 at the Alumni/ae Bicentennial Reunion. 

 

Frederick Neumann Lecture will Address “Scriptural Common-Sensism”

—Peter Ochs, the Edgar Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at the University of Virginia, will lecture on November 5—

Princeton, NJ, October 24, 2012–Dr. Peter Ochs, the Edgar Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies, and director of the Religious Studies Graduate Programs in Scripture, Interpretation, and Practice at the University of Virginia, will give the 2012–2013 Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary on Monday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. 

 

Live Streaming of Bicentennial Celebratory Service of Worship

Princeton, NJ, October 15, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812 as the first theological institution of the Presbyterian Church, will celebrate the culmination of its Bicentennial year with a celebratory service of worship on Thursday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the Princeton University Chapel. 

Princeton Seminary Culminates Its Bicentennial with Celebratory Service October 25

— Seminary community and guests from around the nation and the world gather in gratitude for 200 years of mission—

Princeton, NJ, October 12, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812 as the first theological institution of the Presbyterian Church, will celebrate the culmination of its Bicentennial Year with a celebratory service of worship on Thursday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the Princeton University Chapel. 

Preaching Lectures on “The Faithful Imagination: The Poetics of Biblical Proclamation”

—Gary S. Selby, professor of communication at Pepperdine University, will deliver the lecture series October 29 and 30—

Princeton, NJ, October 8, 2012–Gary S. Selby, the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Communication, and chair of the Graduate Program in Communication at Pepperdine University, will give three lectures on preaching October 29 and 30 at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Religion Professor from Princeton University to Deliver Annual Stone Lectures

—Albert Raboteau will speak on major figures in the Christian prophetic tradition such as Howard Thurman and Thomas Merton October 1–4 at Princeton Seminary—

Princeton, NJ, September 20, 2012–Dr. Albert J. Raboteau, the Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion at Princeton University, will deliver the Stone Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary beginning Monday, October 1.

Concert Celebrates Revival of African American Spirituals

—Alumnus William Heard, a gospel singer and musician, will lead an evening of music September 21—

Princeton, NJ, September 14, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary celebrates “Dem Dry Bones: A Revival of African American Spirituals” on Friday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.   

Princeton Seminary Welcomes New Students as 201st Academic Year Begins

Princeton Theological Seminary began its 201st academic year with the Academic Convocation on Wednesday, September 5 in Miller Chapel. Dr. James Moorhead, the Seminary’s Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History, gave the convocation address, “Heritage and Hope.”

Six New Trustees Elected to Seminary Board

Princeton, NJ, August 3, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the election of six new members to its Board of Trustees.

Princeton Seminary Receives Grant from the William A. and Eugenie H. Sullivan Trust of The Philadelphia Foundation

Princeton, NJ, July 27, 2012–Princeton Theological Seminary has received a grant of $26,804.41 to its William Albert and Eugenie Hummel Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund by the William A. and Eugenie H. Sullivan Trust of The Philadelphia Foundation.

President Torrance to Retire from PTS at the End of 2012

Dr Robert Bohl, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Princeton Theological Seminary, announced today that Dr Iain R Torrance has expressed his intention to retire as President of Princeton Theological Seminary at the end of December 2012.