The Princeton Ringers Present Spring Concert

—April 26 handbell concert will feature songs that generate calmness in the listener’s soul—                        

Princeton, NJ, April 10, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary will present a spring handbell concert “Songs of Peace” for the Seminary and Princeton communities on Saturday, April 26 at 3:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel.
Theology in Stone: A Talk on the Art and Architecture of St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle

Princeton Seminary welcomes the Reverend Canon Dr. James Woodward for April 23 lecture—

Princeton, NJ, April 4, 2014—The Reverend Canon Dr. James Woodward, canon steward of St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, will give a talk titled “Theology in Stone” at Princeton Theological Seminary on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel J. Theron Assembly Room in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

   

Princeton Theological Seminary Receives Significant Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to Study Confirmation Practices

Princeton, NJ, April 1, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary received a $1.1M grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to fund a study of confirmation practices in five North American Protestant denominations—the United Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Episcopal Church, and the African Methodist Episcopal Church.  

Annual Used Book Sale to Benefit Theological Seminaries Around the World

Princeton, NJ, March 28, 2014–Does the thought of adding to your book collection excite you?

Exhibition: Architecture—Forms and Elements: Black and White Images by Sue Zwick

April 7–June 27, 2014 

Opening: Thursday, April 10, 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Princeton Theological Seminary’s Erdman Art Gallery is pleased to present Architecture: Forms and Elements, Black and White Images by Sue Zwick, a solo exhibition of photography.

Concert Explores Themes of Life and Death through Sacred Music

—The April 5 choral concert features the Seminary Chapel Choir and Seminary Singers — 

Princeton, NJ, March 20, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary offers a free concert,  “Sing Me to Heaven: Music for Living and Dying” on Saturday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel. 

Theologian Cornelis van der Kooi to Give Annual Warfield Lectures March 31 through April 3

Princeton, NJ, March 18, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary will welcome Dr. Cornelis van der Kooi, professor of systematic theology and chair of the Department of Dogmatics and Ecumenics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, to campus March 31 through April 3, 2014, when he delivers the annual Warfield Lectures. 

Princeton Seminary Announces New VP for Advancement

Princeton, NJ, March 14, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaime Zamparelli as its new Vice President for Advancement, effective April 1.

Palestinian Christian Theologian, Author, and Pastor, Will Speak March 27

—Dr. Mitri Raheb will lecture on his new book Faith in the Face of Empire: The Bible through Palestinian Eyes

Princeton, NJ, March 11, 2014–Dr. Mitri Raheb, senior pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem, will give a public lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary on Thursday, March 27 at 5:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center.  

Shin Chiba, Professor of Political Thought at International Christian University, to Lecture on Japanese Christian Reformer Toyohiko Kagawa

—March 18 lecture will focus on Kagawa as an apostle of social reform—

Princeton, NJ, March 5, 2014–Dr. Shin Chiba, professor of political thought at International Christian University in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan, will give the Toyohiko Kagawa Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary on March 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Conference on Philosophy, Worship, and Art, April 10–12
—Pre-conference symposium on God and Music, April 9–10—

Princeton, NJ, March 4, 2014–Nicholas Wolterstorff, Yale professor of philosophical theology emeritus, will kick off Princeton’s Seminary’s annual Kuyper Conference on Thursday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel with the Kuyper Prize Lecture on “Justice, Beauty, and Worship.”
Princeton Seminary Presents Aeschylus’s The Oresteia

—Limited Engagement! April 10–13, 2014, Opening Night: April 10— 

Princeton, NJ, March 3, 2014– Princeton Theological Seminary’s Department of Speech Communication in Ministry will present Aeschylus’s The Oresteia on Thursday through Saturday, April 10 through 12 at 8:00 p.m., and on Sunday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m.
  

Second African Women Extraordinaire Symposium will Address “Church, Health, and Women’s Development”

March 6 symposium will feature speakers Monique Misenga Mukuna, president of Femme Berceau de l’Abondance in Congo and the Reverend Dr. Naymbura Njoroge, project coordinator for the Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative of the World Council of Churches— 

Princeton, NJ, February 25, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary will present a symposium on African Women Extraordinaire on Thursday, March 6 in Continuing Education’s Erdman Center, 20 Library Place in Princeton.

Annual Women in Church and Ministry Lecture Focuses on an Emerging Latina Evangelica Theology

—Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, vice president of education and dean of Esperanza College of Eastern University, to deliver lecture February 27—             

Princeton, NJ, February 11, 2014–
The Reverend Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, vice president of education and dean of Esperanza College of Eastern University, will give the annual Women in Church and Ministry Lecture at Princeton Theological Seminary on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel J. Theron Assembly Room in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library, at the corner of Mercer Street and Library Place in Princeton.

Scholar to Lecture on the Book of Ruth

—Dr. Jo Ann Hackett, professor of Middle Eastern studies and religious studies at the University of Texas at Austin, to give annual Thompson Lecture on Monday, February 17—
 
Princeton, NJ, February 10, 2014–
Dr. Jo Ann Hackett, professor of Middle Eastern studies and religious studies at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver Princeton Seminary’s annual Alexander Thompson Lecture on Monday, February 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel J. Theron Assembly Room in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library, at the corner of Mercer Street and Library Place in Princeton.

A Centennial Tribute to Bruce Metzger: Remembering His Achievements, Influence, and Legacy

—Princeton Seminary Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Dr. Bruce Metzger’s Birth with Special Public Lecture April 22, given by Dr. Michael Holmes, professor at Bethel University and former student of Metzger’s—

Princeton, NJ, April 3, 2014–Dr. Bruce Metzger, who was a beloved teacher, mentor, and friend of generations of Princeton Theological Seminary students, will be remembered in a lecture at 7:00 p.m. on April 22 honoring the 100th anniversary of his birth. Metzger was a member of the Seminary faculty from 1940 to 1984, and from 1964 to his retirement was the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature.
PTS Strengthens Historic Ties with Korean Churches

Princeton, NJ, January 15, 2014–The Reverend Jake Kim, Princeton Theological Seminary’s director of alumni/ae relations, will travel to Korea from January 20–28 to visit churches and seminaries.

Exhibition: Suzanne Mahn Hunt—All Things Bright and Beautiful

January 18–March 31, 2014

Opening: Saturday, January 25, 5:00–7:00 p.m.


Princeton Theological Seminary’s Erdman Art Gallery is pleased to present All Things Bright and Beautiful, a solo exhibition of watercolor work by Suzanne Mahn Hunt.

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture February 4

—Shawn M. Copeland, professor of systematic theology at Boston College, will lecture on Martin Luther King Jr. and black political theology on February 4; dinner honoring Princeton Seminary’s first African American graduate, Theodore S. Wright, will precede the lecture—

Princeton, NJ, January 10, 2014–Dr. Shawn M. Copeland, professor of systematic theology at Boston College, will give Princeton Theological Seminary’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture on Tuesday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m. Her lecture is titled “Martin Luther King Jr., and the New Black Political Theology.”
Princeton Seminary Celebrates Music for Four Flutes Around the World

—The February 7 concert features the Volanti Flute Quartet and honors David A. Weadon —

Princeton, NJ, January 8, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary celebrates “A Musical Odyssey: Music for Four Flutes from Around the World” on Friday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel.
Princeton Theological Seminary Library Presents “That Holy Night: Christmas Stories in Song”

–December 11 event will feature an evening of song with a quartet of local professional musicians—

Princeton, NJ, November 21, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary’s Library presents an evening of Christmas stories in song on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Iain R. Torrance Atrium in the new library.

Rose Ellen Dunn Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Administration

Princeton, NJ, November 20, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary welcomes Dr. Rose Ellen Dunn as the new associate dean for academic administration, a position she will begin on January 1, 2014.

Lectureship on Missions Addresses World Christianity

—Christine Lienemann-Perrin, professor for ecumenical theology at the University of Bern, will deliver a lecture series titled “Mission on the Stage of World Christianity” December 2 and 3—

Princeton, NJ, November 19, 2013–Christine Lienemann-Perrin, professor emerita of missiology and ecumenical studies at the Faculty of Theology, University of Basel, and part-time professor for ecumenical theology at the University of Bern, will address a faith perspective on “Mission on the Stage of World Christianity” in Princeton Theological Seminary’s annual Students’ Lectureship on Missions.
Ring in the Christmas Season at Princeton Seminary

—The Princeton Ringers offers holiday handbell concert December 7—  

Princeton, NJ, November 19, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary will present a holiday handbell concert “Christmas Celebrations” featuring sacred and secular music for the Christmas season for the Seminary and Princeton communities on Saturday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel on the Seminary campus.

Carols of Many Nations December 9

Princeton, NJ, November 14, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary will present three musical services of carols from around the world for the Seminary and Princeton communities on Monday, December 9 at 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. in Miller Chapel.

Lecture on the Biblical Psalms in Christian Liturgy

—John Witvliet, director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and professor of worship, theology, and congregational and ministry studies at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary, will give the annual Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture on November 18—

PCUSA Moderator Neal Presa to Lead Events about the Church’s Future

—PCUSA Moderator and Seminary’s Office of Continuing Education will host national Colloquium on Ecclesiology December 9–11 and Conversation on Unity with Difference December 11–13; participate on-site or online—

Four Graduates Named Distinguished Alumni/ae

—Author of children’s books, Army Major General, missionary to India, and participant in the Hungarian Revolution honored at Seminary reunion—

Princeton, NJ, October 24, 2013–Kathleen Long Bostrom, Kermit D. Johnson, Bruce J. Nicholls, and Zoltan Daniel Szucs were honored on October 22 by Princeton Theological Seminary, which named them Distinguished Alumni/ae during the annual alumni/ae reunion.                       
Princeton Theological Seminary’s Seventh President to be Inaugurated October 23

—Dr. M. Craig Barnes will be inaugurated and installed at a service at the Princeton University Chapel on October 23 at 2:00 p.m. The event will be live streamed.—

Princeton, NJ, October 18, 2013–Dr. M. Craig Barnes will be inaugurated and installed as Princeton Theological Seminary’s seventh president, and as professor of pastoral ministry, on Wednesday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. in a service 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 lecture October 28 and 29

 Princeton, NJ, October 9, 2013–Gary S. Selby, professor of communication and director of the Center for Faith and Learning at Pepperdine University, will give three lectures on preaching October 28 and 29 at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Professor of Ecclesiastical History Emeritus Discusses Unusual Items He Has Discovered in the Princeton Seminary Library

—Dr. Karlfried Froehlich will lecture on October 15 in honor of Theological Libraries Month

Princeton, NJ, October 9, 2013– Princeton Theological Seminary’s Library will sponsor a lecture by Dr. Karlfried Froehlich on Tuesday, October 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel J. Theron Room of the new library.
Annual Joe R. Engle Organ Concert October 6

—Annual Joe R. Engle Organ Concert featuring German organist Christoph Keggenhoff and the Princeton Seminary Singers—

Princeton, NJ, September 27, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary’s annual Joe R. Engle Organ Concert will be held on Sunday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel.

Theologian/Musician from Emory University to Deliver Annual Stone Lectures
—Don Saliers will speak about Christian patterns of worship in a culture of hype and excess October 7–10 at Princeton Seminary—

Princeton, NJ, September 24, 2013–
Dr. Don E. Saliers, the William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship Emeritus at Emory University, will deliver the Stone Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary beginning Monday, October 7. 
Local Artist Presents Free Mixed Media Exhibit

—Benjamin Colbert’s “Beyond the Horizons 2: Landscapes, Watercolors, and Drawings” will be on exhibit September 21 through October 30 in the Erdman Center—

Princeton, NJ, August 23, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary’s Erdman Art Gallery will feature a mixed media exhibit titled “Beyond the Horizons 2: Landscapes, Watercolors, and Drawings,” by local artist Benjamin Colbert, beginning on Saturday, September 21, and running through Wednesday, October 30. 

Historian Peter Brown to Give Public Lecture in New Princeton Seminary Library on September 24
Princeton, NJ, August 21, 2013– Princeton Theological Seminary’s Department of History and Ecumenics and the new Seminary library will cosponsor a lecture by Dr. Peter Brown on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Theron Room of the new library. 
Explore the Relationship Between Christianity and Western Art September 13 and 14
—Seminary Professor Gordon Graham will lead a two-day course at Princeton Seminary on relating faith and visual arts, music, architecture, and poetry—

Princeton, NJ, August 20, 2013–
Princeton Theological Seminary’s School of Christian Vocation and Mission will present a two-day course “Faith and Art: Allies or Rivals?” on September 13 and 14.
Luce Foundation Awards Princeton Seminary $1.5M Grant for Theological Commons
Princeton, NJ, August 16, 2013–The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Princeton Theological Seminary a grant of $1.5 million to expand the Seminary’s Theological Commons, a project to develop a digitally connected global library of theological resources. 
John White Appointed New Dean of Students

Princeton, NJ, July 31, 2013Princeton Seminary welcomes the Reverend Dr. John E. White as the new dean of students and vice president for student relations, a position he will begin on September 1, 2013.                

Seminary Receives Grant from the William A. and Eugenie H. Sullivan Trust of The Philadelphia Foundation
Princeton, NJ, July 22, 2013Princeton Theological Seminary has received a grant of $25,643.87 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.
New Trustees, Officers, Elected to Princeton Seminary Board
Princeton, NJ, July 16, 2013–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the election of five new members to its Board of Trustees.