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April 19, 2023

World Christianity Conference: How to Respond to the Ongoing Crises of Our Time

World Christianity Conference 2023 highlights how to handle cultural and global straints

March 1, 2023

Reflections on History, Culture, and Community

One of many travel courses at Princeton Seminary connects students with culture and community in Brazil

January 27, 2023

Wright Library Welcomes Two Significant Acquisitions

A Lunar Bible and four Ethiopic texts join the thousands of archival works in the library's Special Collections.

December 27, 2022

Professor Richard Fox Young Retires

Young, who helped shape a generation of world Christianity thinkers and teachers, plans to focus on his own research pursuits in retirement.

November 3, 2022

Welcoming Amelia Kennedy

Assistant professor of the history of medieval Christianity

September 2, 2022

Afterlives of Slavery Conference

Colonization, Christianity, and Commerce: The Afterlives of Slavery in the Trans-Atlantic World

June 13, 2022

Call for Papers: Conference to Explore Slavery and Religion

Scholars and experts must submit proposals by July 15

April 1, 2022

Donald Trump, John Wayne, and Jesus

The Distillery Season Six

January 5, 2022

On the Air and Across the World

Byung Ho Choi on why world Christian history matters

July 19, 2021

Recap: 2021 World Christianity Virtual Conference

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

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

January 26, 2021

World Christianity Conference to Explore Christianity’s Interactions With Other Faiths

Examining Christianity’s increasingly diverse and dynamic global population

December 29, 2020

A New Perspective

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

April 9, 2020

RECORDING: Conversations with Faculty on the COVID-19 Crisis

On April 2, Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Continuing Education hosted a digital panel conversation with Seminary faculty on the COVID-19 crisis.

November 11, 2019

Welcoming Heath W. Carter

Associate professor of American Christianity

November 11, 2019

2019 New Faculty

Welcoming Heath Carter, Jay-Paul Hinds, and Elaine James

October 29, 2019

Scholar Studies Latin America Christianities

Raimundo C. Barreto, Jr. studies active religious communities in the Global South

October 10, 2019

Reflections on History, Culture, and Ubuntu

One of many travel courses at Princeton Seminary connects students with culture and community in South Africa

April 14, 2019

The Power of the Past

For Mary Farag, history holds the key to an experience that can enrich and inform practice and faith today.

April 1, 2019

Travel Course to South Africa Reinforces Community

The 14-day travel course to South Africa took students on an academic, theological, and cultural journey.

March 18, 2019

Recap: 2019 World Christianity Conference

Scholars examine Christianity in the Global South.

March 13, 2019

Dr. Frederick Downing MA ’84

Author of Clarence Jordan: A Radical Pilgrimage in Scorn of the Consequences

April 20, 2018

Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture

Lecture by Dr. Karlfried Froehlich

April 9, 2018

Ethiopian Community Gathers to Remember and Honor a Patriarch of their Faith

Program and lecture strengthens a connection with one of the fastest growing immigrant communities in the United States

March 16, 2018

4th African Women Extraordinaire Symposium: Women and Violence in Africa

Keynote Lectures by Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener and Mme Monique Misenga Mukuna

February 28, 2018

Dr. Adogame Appointed Professor Extraordinary at Stellenbosch University

January 31, 2018

Conversation with Dr. Mary K. Farag

Q&A with Dr. Farag about her research, spiritual practices, and what she hopes for her students

December 20, 2017

Book Recommendations from New Faculty

Drs. Keri L. Day, Mary K. Farag, and Hanna Reichel share their reading recommendations for students and alumni

November 7, 2017

Truth Telling & Racial History

Princeton University and Princeton Seminary investigate their historic ties to slavery

November 2, 2017

500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Highlights

October 31st - November 1st, 2017

October 31, 2017

The Numismatic Luther Exhibit

Special display in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

October 31, 2017

Researching the Reformation

PhD candidate Alyssa Lehr Evans describes her experience in Germany as part of the Karlstadt Edition team

October 31, 2017

Looking Back to the Future

Professor Afe Adogame reflects on the Reformation anniversary and the Global South

October 18, 2017

Video: The Rev. Dr. Timothy J. Wengert shares insights on the Protestant Reformation with the journal Lutheran Quarterly

Lutheran Quarterly is edited by Dr. Paul Rorem, Benjamin B. Warfield Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Princeton Seminary

August 11, 2017

Inspiring Curiosity and Empathy in the Academy

Jason Bruner ’13 PhD helps students critically engage with their own lives

July 14, 2017

Black Women Making History in Theological Education

NBC News features new faculty member Dr. Keri Day and former faculty member Dr. Yolanda Pierce

June 5, 2017

New Faculty Appointments and Promotions

Princeton Seminary welcomes new faces and celebrates those transitioning to new roles

March 3, 2017

Going Global

Students Travel to Ghana and Share Life-Changing Moments

November 22, 2016

PTS Alumnus Walks a Thousand Miles in Luther’s Shoes

An interview with Andrew Wilson about his journey and his new book

November 3, 2016

Watch the 2016 Students' Lectureship on Missions

Lecturer: Dr. Swee Hong Lim, Emmanuel College, University of Toronto

October 10, 2016

Watch the 2016 Stone Lectures

Dr. Wolfgang Thönissen and Dr. Timothy J. Wenger speak on "Martin Luther, the 95 Theses, and Church Unity after 500 Years"

September 10, 2016

Dr. Yolanda Pierce delivers Keynote Address on Race, Theology, and the Church

Watch videos of Dr. Pierce's lecture and a panel discussion at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Youth Minister at Busbridge and Hambledon Church, Surrey, U.K.

Antonin Ficatier, Class of 2016

“What I like about working in an international church is that I’m always reminded that I’m a foreigner, that the land is not mine and I’m just a passenger on this journey.”