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February 9, 2023

Future of American Democracy Series Announces Spring Event Lineup

Sherrilyn Ifill on civil rights; Jamelle Bouie, Walter Kim, and Shannon Watts on faltering faith in institutions

February 6, 2023

Princeton Theological Seminary Launches the Center for Contemplative Leadership

Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Contemplative Leadership.

November 3, 2022

Welcoming Kimberly Wagner

Assistant professor of preaching

August 2, 2022

Recap: Prayer as Resistance: Contemplative Practices for Liberative Justice

Watch select recordings and view photos from the Prayer as Resistance conference

July 26, 2022

Professor Sally A. Brown Retires

A gifted professor and pastor, Brown empowered and strengthened scholars’ preaching

June 7, 2022

Finding Hope Through Art

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

April 27, 2022

Developing a Spirit of Openness

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

March 25, 2022

Navigating Uncertainty with Young People

The Distillery Season Six

March 18, 2022

Journeying with a Death Doula

The Distillery Season Six

March 11, 2022

Theology and Mental Health

The Distillery Season Six

March 4, 2022

Money and Mission

The Distillery Season Six

February 25, 2022

A Vision for Disability and Ministry

The Distillery Season Six

February 18, 2022

How Migration Molds Faith

The Distillery Season Six

February 11, 2022

Radical Love

The Distillery Season Six

February 4, 2022

Welcome to Season 6

The Distillery Season Six

July 9, 2021

Overshadowed by the Spirit of God

The Distillery Season Five

July 2, 2021

Relevance to Resonance

The Distillery Season Five

June 15, 2021

Exploring the Big Question: What Is Ecclesiastical Imagination?

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

June 4, 2021

Agents of Redemptive Interruption

The Distillery Season Five

May 28, 2021

Finding Joy in Sorrow

The Distillery Season Five

May 21, 2021

Wounds of the Soul

The Distillery Season Five

May 14, 2021

On the Move with God

The Distillery Season Five

May 4, 2021

Welcome to Season 5

The Distillery Season Five

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

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.

May 5, 2020

Storytelling in Disability Studies

PhD student Kevin Vollrath, MDiv '17, researches disability in Palestine

April 28, 2020

One Goal, Many Voices

Reflections from Princeton Seminary's Puerto Rico solidarity team

April 22, 2020

Weekly Remarks on COVID-19 from President M. Craig Barnes

April 22, 2020

Flipping the Script

The Zoe Project's online storytelling

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.

March 26, 2020

Worshiping in the Roastery

Brett, MDiv ’19, and Laura Foote on ministry and worship with people with disabilities

March 5, 2020

Walking the Path of the Pastor

Gloria Yi’s global journey to her calling

November 21, 2019

The Intersection of Science and Faith

Margarita Mooney’s classes apply theological knowledge to practical issues

November 11, 2019

Welcoming Jay-Paul Hinds

MDiv '07, ThM '08, assistant professor of pastoral theology

November 11, 2019

2019 New Faculty

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

September 12, 2019

Applying Biblical Texts to Modern Day Issues

George Hunsinger: Author of "Karl Barth and Radical Politics"

January 2, 2019

GATHER: Singing Minister Preaches Freedom

John Francis Maher is a recording music artist and Episcopalian rector who melds his two worlds together to address social ills.

December 21, 2018

“If we can’t afford two boxes,” my grandmother said, “we can’t afford one.”

Austin Crenshaw Shelley, current PhD student and ’14 ThM and ’12 MDiv grad writes an advent reflection for The Christian Century.

December 1, 2018

Soul Sickness

Assistant Professor Sonia Waters’ new book aims to both define substance addiction and help care for those in its grip.

September 7, 2018

Opening Convocation for the 2018–19 Academic Year

Speaker: Deborah van Deusen Hunsinger, Charlotte W. Newcombe Professor of Pastoral Theology

August 29, 2018

Fighting the Burnout Culture: How Personalist Philosophers and Benedictine Monks Can Help Stressed-Out College Students

Writing for Public Discourse, Dr. Margarita Mooney examines views on education

July 5, 2018

Being Human in the Modern World: Why Personalism Matters for Education and Culture

Writing for Public Discourse, Dr. Margarita Mooney explores personalism and how it influences education and culture

June 1, 2018

A Vision for Covenant Community

Sharing life together changes the experience of everyone in our Seminary community.

July 11, 2017

New Lecturer Appointed

Cultural Anthropologist Erin Raffety Appointed to Three-Year Term as Lecturer in Youth, Church, and Culture

May 23, 2017

CONVERSATIONS with Craig Barnes, Episode 2

Kenda Dean on Social Entrepreneurship

April 3, 2017

Finding Faith on the Farm

Jeff Chu ’19 writes about his growing experience at the Farminary

January 5, 2017

Another Kind of Christian

Professor Kenda Creasy Dean reflects on caricature Christianity and faith of a different sort

December 14, 2016

Imagining the Future

A Laboratory for Church Leaders

December 9, 2016

Conversations with New Faculty

Professors bring unique perspectives and extensive expertise

August 18, 2016

Four New Faculty Members Announced

They will join the Departments of Practical Theology and Biblical Studies.

August 2, 2016

Katharine Doob Sakenfeld Receives Award for Excellence in Theological Education

Recognized as a pioneer in education, Doob Sakenfeld was honored for her contributions to the field.

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Chaplain at the Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Khristi Adams, Class of 2008

“At Princeton, we had precept groups—we’d engage text and debate. That gave me confidence to have those conversations anywhere.”