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June 28

The Rev. Dr. John Huh Named Dean of Chapel and Vice President for Student Life

Princeton Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. John Huh as the Bryant M. Kirkland Dean of the Chapel and Vice President for Student Life.

June 27

Trusting in God

Rev. Tamesha Mills, MDiv ’22, on embracing God’s will and leading with faith

June 21

Nine Martyrs Remembered

Professor Lisa Bowens participates in service marking 7th anniversary of deaths at SC church bible study

June 17

Celebrating Juneteenth

A message from the Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies

June 15

Making Room for Many Voices

Carlos Acosta, MDiv ’22, on engaging with the diverse perspectives in the Bible — and the church

June 11

Recap: Spring Choral Concert

Watch A Spring Choral Bouquet in Honor of Jan Ammon

June 9

Princeton Theological Seminary Embraces Bold Vision for PhD Program in a Changing World

Faculty Unanimously Endorses Recommendations from PhD Taskforce

June 7

Finding Hope Through Art

Elizabeth Steel, MDiv/MACEF '22, connects theology, art, imagination, and education

June 2

Princeton Seminary Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

May 31

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

View photos of and listen to the 2022 commencement ceremony

May 26

A Daily Calling

Graduating dual degree student Ron Dukes shares his views on ministry and service

May 25

Responding to the Robb Elementary School Shooting in Texas

Yet another senseless act of violence took place yesterday when a gunman murdered innocent children and adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

May 18

Widening the Church’s Work

MDiv candidate Wing Yin Li on resistance, diversity, and the kingdom of God

May 16

In Lament

Princeton Seminary joins the houses of worship around the country in deep lament over all who have been murdered by the racism that persists in our nation.

May 11

Rev. Janice Smith Ammon Retires

As minister of the chapel, Ammon created a welcoming environment for all

May 3

Celebrating the Overseas Ministries Study Center’s Centenary Anniversary

With a focus on scholarship and research, OMSC amplifies the voices of the global church

April 27

Developing a Spirit of Openness

Y. Joy Harris-Smith on helping others navigate an increasingly diverse world

April 22

Recap: "Yellow Christianity" with Dr. Jonathan Tran

Watch Dr. Jonathan Tran's April 8 lecture

April 19

Recap: Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture Featuring Dr. Ryan LaMothe

Watch or listen to the 2022 Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture

April 13

Adding Value to the Lives of Others

2022 AAEC Service Award recipient Dr. Dharius Daniels helps others unleash their untapped potential

April 8

Recap: Annie Kinkead Warfield Lectures

Watch or listen to Dr. Friederike Nüssel's six-part lecture series

April 6

Reshaping the Narrative About the Role of Faith in Politics

Faith in Public Life founder and CEO Jennifer Butler shares her ministry

March 31

Stuart Hall Gets an Overhaul

The interior renovation and exterior restoration brings back the building's original glory

March 23

Building a Sustainable Future in Theological Education

2022 Distinguished Alumnus Frank Yamada is a scholar, teacher, minister, pioneer, and champion for the future of seminaries in the U.S.

March 14

Grimke Scholarships Repent for Princeton Seminary’s Historical Relationship with Slavery

In 2019, Princeton Seminary created the Grimke Scholarship, which covers the full cost of tuition plus $15,000 per academic year for each recipient.

March 11

Recap: Prathia Hall Lecture Featuring Rev. Dr. Renita Weems

Watch or listen to the 2022 Prathia Hall Lecture

March 10

Recap: Asian American Theology and Ministry Colloquium

Watch Rev. Dr. Janette Ok's talk, "Preaching as Asian Americans"

March 8

Exploring Faith’s Perennial Questions

Dale C. Allison, Jr. delves into religious experiences and their interpretation

March 2

There is hope for youth ministries, but they must innovate to survive

Gen Z is no longer engaging with religious institutions in prototypical ways, though majorities say they’re religious or spiritual.

March 1

Meeting People Where They Are

A minister in an increasingly secular city, Rola Al Ashkar reflects on building a new worshipping community

February 25

In Prayer for the People of Ukraine

As a people of faith, Princeton Seminary joins its voice to those around the world who are praying for peace in Ukraine.

February 24

The 2022 Lenten Devotional Available for Download

Everyone is welcome to view Princeton Seminary’s Lenten devotional, which is filled with reflections and stories by members of the Seminary community.

February 23

Recap: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Featuring Dr. Dwight N. Hopkins

Watch or listen to the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture

February 14

Princeton Seminary Receives $1.25 Million Grant for Young Adult Ministry “Collaboratory”

Princeton Theological Seminary has received $1.25 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to fund The Ministry Collaboratory @ Princeton.

February 8

Recap: 2022 Mental Health and Asian Americans Conference

Watch or listen to sessions from the 2022 Mental Health and Asian Americans Conference

February 7

Recap: Spring 2022 Opening Communion

Watch or listen to Dr. Jay-Paul M. Hinds’ opening communion sermon for the spring 2022 semester

February 2

Statement from the President Announcing His Retirement

President Barnes announces his retirement in 2023.

January 25

Board Vote on Chapel’s Name Is Another Step Forward in the Seminary's Journey of Repentance

At their meeting today, the Board of Trustees voted to disassociate the name of Samuel Miller from the chapel.

January 20

A New HTI $7.3 Million Grant Gives Princeton Seminary Latinx Students Greater Support

A $7.3 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant to the Hispanic Theological Initiative will support the creation of a new program to help master's students.

January 12

Growing Christians Today for the Church of Tomorrow

Asylum Hill Congregational Church is pursuing its mission and nurturing its community with boldness, passion, and tenacity

January 5

On the Air and Across the World

Byung Ho Choi on why world Christian history matters

December 21, 2021

Remembering James Armstrong

Beloved by all, Armstrong was a true renaissance man

December 17, 2021

Recap: 2021 Carols of Many Nations

Watch or listen to the 2021 Carols of Many Nations

December 14, 2021

Princeton Seminary Receives $1 Million Grant to Innovate New Models of Christian Leadership

December 10, 2021

Professor and Alum Receive Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award

George Hunsinger and Keith Johnson, PhD '08, edited The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth

December 8, 2021

Unpacking the Covenant Conundrum

As a Fulbright Scholar, PhD candidate Charles Guth will examine the ways in which covenants enrich — and complicate — the institution of marriage

November 30, 2021

Call Waiting

Rhonda Britton put her call on the back burner until she couldn’t ignore it any longer. Today, she helps others discern God’s will for their lives.

November 24, 2021

Recap: Asian American Theology and Ministry Colloquium

Watch Rev. Dr. Al Tizon's talk, "Identity Crisis: My Missionary Journey as a Filipino-American in Postcolonial Philippines"

November 22, 2021

Alumni Donate Robes, Stoles to Current Students

Clergy garment giveaway receives enthusiastic response

November 18, 2021

Recap: The Students' Lecture on Missions

Listen to Dr. Cláudio Carvalhaes’ three-part lecture series, “Fully Into the Present: Inventory, Metamorphosis, and Emergenc(i)es”

November 17, 2021

Striving for Change

Rev. Ryan Landino shares his passion for transformational ministry and antiracism work

November 11, 2021

Bridging the Spiritual and Secular Divide in the Financial World

MDiv candidate Gregory Louis discusses his summer field education placement

November 5, 2021

Farm to Table Comes to Princeton Seminary

Integrating fresh food from local farms into meals on campus

October 26, 2021

Step by Step

MDiv candidate Denise Carrell shares her journey to seminary

October 25, 2021

Recap: Professor John Bowlin’s Inaugural Lecture

Watch or listen to “Jesus and Dogs, or How to Command a Friend”

October 19, 2021

The Overseas Ministries Study Center Joins Princeton Seminary

OMSC brings many benefits to the Seminary community, from rich programming to increased engagement with scholars and church leaders across the globe

October 14, 2021

A Biographical Reflection of Theodore Sedgwick Wright

By Professor Lisa Bowens

October 13, 2021

Princeton Seminary Names Library After Theodore Sedgwick Wright

October 7, 2021

Recap: Asian American Theology and Ministry Colloquium

Watch Rev. Dr. Mia Chang's talk, "Cultivating a Multicultural Community"

October 5, 2021

Learning from the Book of Exodus

Professor Dennis Olson reflects on the relevancy of the Old Testament in today’s world

October 1, 2021

Walking Alongside Our Neighbors

Princeton Seminary’s Urban Ministry Initiatives Cabinet aims to foster lasting community engagement in Trenton

September 24, 2021

Joel Estes Comes Full Circle as Director of Admissions

Estes finds joy in helping applicants discern whether seminary is right for them

September 16, 2021

Connecting Theology with Lived Experience

Sarah Bixler explores big questions about faith formation and the future of church

September 13, 2021

Easten Law: Asian American Belonging, Blurred Identities, and Boba Tea

Listen to Dr. Law's appearance on Lived Theology in Asian America, a podcast from the Center for Asian American Christianity

September 9, 2021

Approaching Cultural Divisions with Empathy

MDiv candidate Amar Peterman on the radical act of the gospel of Jesus in our world today: loving our neighbors

September 6, 2021

Helen Jin Kim: Korean Christians and Evangelicalism

Listen to Dr. Kim's appearance on Lived Theology in Asian America, a podcast from the Center for Asian American Christianity

September 3, 2021

Iron Sharpening Iron Empowers Women Clergy to Lead

Through a two-year program, participants take part in executive leadership seminars, workshops, and more

August 25, 2021

A Space for Spiritual Practice and Reflection

Outdoor labyrinth provides opportunity to focus on spiritual well-being

August 17, 2021

Enter the Parlor

Doing Christian Theology is a new introductory course inviting students to get a small taste of four areas of theology

August 10, 2021

Breaking Barriers

A leader in the global church, Najla Kassab says churches must reimagine their role in the world

August 4, 2021

So You Say

Professor Chip Dobbs-Allsopp examines the Bible as an orality

August 3, 2021

Fire at Lenox House Extinguished

July 28, 2021

Antiracism Formation Is Essential to Christian Leadership

New initiative seeks to promote antiracism as a daily practice

July 21, 2021

Following Coup, Myanmar Alumni Engage in Public Theology

Professor Richard Fox Young reflects on the importance of seeing and supporting a people in crisis

July 19, 2021

Recap: 2021 World Christianity Virtual Conference

Scholars around the globe gathered online to examine Christianity’s interaction with other faiths

July 12, 2021

Extending a Welcome

Hagar’s Community Church is an inclusive worshipping community for the incarcerated individuals of the Washington Correction Center for Women

July 7, 2021

Creating Just, Equitable Spaces for the Least of These

Darnell Moore’s faith fuels his advocacy for underrepresented voices

June 30, 2021

Planting the Seeds for Covenant Community

Newly expanded community garden a place to engage with theology and the land

June 24, 2021

Princeton Seminary Launches Program to Empower Youth to Lead Ministries

The Institute for Youth Ministry provides tools and mentorship to intergenerational teams

June 22, 2021

Remembering Dr. Geddes "Guy" W. Hanson

Dr. Hanson’s life-giving hospitality profoundly bettered the lives of students

June 15, 2021

Exploring the Big Question: What Is Ecclesiastical Imagination?

Professor Gordon Mikoski discusses imagination as a philosophical, theological, and anthropological phenomenon

June 8, 2021

Reimagining Faith in Community

Through the Trenton Design Incubator, congregations created programs to more deeply engage their young people

June 3, 2021

A Scholar’s Call

Jung-Sook Lee is a teacher, leader, and scholar of the Protestant Reformation

June 1, 2021

Recap: Reunion 2021

Relive Reunion 2021 with video and audio highlights!

May 27, 2021

Bedside Ministry

As a hospice chaplain, Emily Phillips Davis journeys with patients and their families during a holy and vulnerable time

May 24, 2021

Recap: 2021 Asian American Theology Conference

Watch or listen to sessions from the 2021 Asian American Theology Conference

May 19, 2021

Professor Paul Rorem Retires

Rorem helped prepare students for a journey of lifelong scholarship

May 18, 2021

Professor Elsie McKee Retires

McKee hopes most to be remembered as a bridge between Africa and North America as well as for teaching the pastoral side of John Calvin

May 14, 2021

2021 Commencement Set for May 15

Princeton Seminary will confer candidates at a virtual ceremony

May 12, 2021

New Director to Lead Black Church Studies at the Seminary

The Rev. Dr. David Latimore's full-time position and the renaming of the Betsey Stockton Center for Black Church Studies are the Seminary’s latest acts of repentance

May 10, 2021

The Ministry of New City Kids

Revs. Linda and Trevor Rubingh have created a holistic platform of development that combines spirituality, leadership, academics, and music

May 6, 2021

Feeding the Spirit

MDiv candidate Ruth Mangual on answering her call to ministry

May 4, 2021

Call for Papers: Conference to Explore Slavery and Religion

Scholars and experts must submit proposals by May 15

April 28, 2021

Community Building with Student Life Resident Daniel Heath

In a season of social distancing, Daniel Heath brings a joyful, creative spirit to community engagement

April 21, 2021

Lived theology in Asian America conference will focus on social, racial justice

Free two-day conference designed to educate and empower congregational leaders

April 19, 2021

Empowering Daring Witness in Today’s Challenging Times

When expressing our faith, Professor Sally Brown encourages looking for glimpses of God in the everyday spaces of our lives

April 14, 2021

Exploring COVID-19 Through the Lens of Karl Barth

ThM candidate Reese Grosfeld delves into the meaning of freedom

April 12, 2021

Recap: Spring Choral Concert

Watch In the Garden, a Concert of Readings and Anthems on the Octave of Easter

April 7, 2021

A Call for Solidarity

Members of the Princeton Seminary faculty have written a call for solidarity in response to the increasing acts of violence against Asians and Asian Americans.

March 29, 2021

Recap: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Featuring Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

Watch the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture

March 25, 2021

Statement on the Atlanta Murders

The Center for Asian American Christianity responds to the murders of eight human beings in Atlanta, Georgia.

March 17, 2021

Our Commitment to Asians and Asian Americans

March 10, 2021

Princeton Seminary Alums Build Student Housing to Fund Campus Ministry

Mark Elsdon and Erica Liu share their innovative approach to creating a thriving campus ministry.

March 3, 2021

Redefining Sin as Suffering

If you ask Sonia Waters, addiction isn’t a moral failing to be punished. It’s an expression of suffering to which ministers must respond.

February 25, 2021

Servant Leadership

Sushama Austin-Connor engages in public theology at Princeton Seminary, connecting pastors to cutting-edge developments in the academy.

February 17, 2021

A Call to Something More

From theatre to fatherhood, real estate, and fashion, Peter Manning shares his path to seminary

February 12, 2021

The 2021 Lenten Devotional Available for Download

Everyone is welcome to view Princeton Seminary’s Lenten devotional, which is filled with reflections and stories by members of the Seminary community.

February 2, 2021

Sparking Difficult Conversations About Racial Injustice

Anti-Racism Design Lab participants create tools to help congregations address racism

January 27, 2021

Musical Ministry

How one pastor bridges a cultural divide with the power of song

January 21, 2021

A Veteran Youth Pastor Reimagines His Ministry

Through apprenticeships and classes, Matt Overton helps teens forge their own identities

January 14, 2021

Exploring Christianity’s Increasingly Diverse Global Population

World Christianity scholars examine globalization’s impact on the dynamics of faith

January 7, 2021

The Vision of the Constitution

January 5, 2021

Princeton Seminary Alumna and Board of Trustee Member Appointed House Chaplain

Rear Admiral Margaret Grun Kibben is the first woman to serve as Chaplain in either chamber of Congress

December 29, 2020

A New Perspective

Raimundo Barreto, recently promoted to associate professor of world Christianity, brings a global focus to Princeton Seminary

December 15, 2020

Recap: Electoral Aftermath: Can We Still Begin Again?

Watch or listen to a conversation between Eddie Glaude and Keri Day

December 14, 2020

Professor Nancy Duff Retires

Duff taught students to understand moral issues in theological ways

December 7, 2020

Leading by Example

Angela Ying bridges ministry with social justice

December 2, 2020

Maintaining Spiritual Life on Campus in Our New Normal

The Chapel Office provides spiritual caretaking in a multitude of ways

November 23, 2020

Discernment and the Significance of Storytelling

Tyler Davis awarded prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

November 19, 2020

The Stuff of Politics

Nyle Fort, a 2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, on Black grief and activism

November 9, 2020

COPING WITH COVID-19: Practicing Self Compassion

Wanda Sevey on reclaiming a place of safety through God's presence

November 2, 2020

David Chao Appointed Director of Asian American Program

Through the program, Chao seeks to expand and enrich the conversation about Asian American theology and ministry

October 29, 2020

Connecting Communities in Northern Ireland and Beyond

As community leader of Corrymeela, Alexander Wimberly fosters curiosity, understanding, and reconciliation

March 22, 2019

Congolese "Sisters" Help Women in Need

Led by Elsie McKee, Seminary community members helped to open the Tomisunga Women’s Center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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