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May 15, 2023

Series Sheds New Light on The Future of American Democracy and Christianity

Princeton Seminary Cultivates Key Conversations About Faith and Public Life

April 13, 2023

Josh Parks Studies the Parallels of Religion and Disney

MTS student explores pop culture through the lens of religion

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

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

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.

September 21, 2022

The Challenge of Polarization: How Do We Sustain Government, Of and By an Ever-More Divided People

Princeton Seminary to Host Series on The Future of American Democracy

April 1, 2022

Donald Trump, John Wayne, and Jesus

The Distillery Season Six

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

January 26, 2021

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

Examining Christianity’s increasingly diverse and dynamic global population

January 14, 2021

Exploring Christianity’s Increasingly Diverse Global Population

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

December 15, 2020

Recap: Electoral Aftermath: Can We Still Begin Again?

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

September 7, 2020

New Grant Promotes On-the-Ground Theology in Africa

Afe Adogame will chair and co-direct a program that supports early-career African theologians

June 8, 2020

Going Home, Seeking Change

Faith and theology helping to heal a struggling hometown

May 7, 2020

PhD Candidate on Home, Identity, and Community

Nigerian scholar explores the roles of African women in church and society

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

September 18, 2019

Travel to India: “Preaching the Gospel in a Global Context”

Students experience culture, history, and religion from an entirely different perspective.

September 12, 2019

Applying Biblical Texts to Modern Day Issues

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

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 21, 2019

Nonfiction Writing Introduces Christian Principles to a Broad Audience

Amy Julia Becker, MDiv '10, writes faith-based narrative nonfiction that digs into the simple and profound.

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

February 26, 2019

Gregory C. Ellison II: 'It's good to see you. Welcome to Fearless Dialogues. Are you ready for change?'

Gregory C. Ellison II, PhD '08, MDiv '02, talks with Faith & Leadership about his nonprofit, Fearless Dialogues.

February 4, 2019

Liberation Theologian Yvette Flunder Brings Message of Radical Inclusion

Recognized for her more than 30-year social justice ministry, Rev. Dr. Yvette A. Flunder, delivers the Prathia Hall Lecture

October 8, 2018

The 2018 Herencia Lectures

“Reaping What We Sow: Roots of Central American Migration”

October 6, 2018

White Boys Will Be Boys: Kavanaugh, #MeToo and Race

Dr. Keri Day explores the fault lines Kavanaugh's case exposes

July 19, 2018

PTS Students Participate in Faith-Based Nonprofit Fellowship

March 15, 2018

Conversation with Dr. Keri L. Day

Q&A with Dr. Day about her theological perspective and aim to fashion beloved communities

January 25, 2018

Rev. Dr. Matthew Kaemingk MDiv '08 joins the Center for Public Justice as a fellow

Drawing on his research on Christian-Muslim relationships, Kaemingk will advance the Center’s work on principled pluralism

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

December 5, 2017

Alumna takes on new leadership role in the American Baptist Churches USA

Rev. Marsha Scipio ’12 MDiv announced as the new Associate General Secretary for Missional Initiatives and Partnerships

November 10, 2017

Panel Discussion: “The Bible and Ethics in Christian Life: Race, Class, Gender, and Ecological Justice”

November 1, 2017

Pastor fights to restore rights for tribal nations in New Jersey

Rev. Dr. J.R. Norwood ’89 MDiv serves the community as both a pastor and tribal activist

October 31, 2017

Looking Back to the Future

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

October 26, 2017

Justice Barn

Waco attorney Kent McKeever ’04 MDiv expands non-profit that offers low-cost legal services to low-income residents

October 16, 2017

From Chaplain to Judge

Amy Conner Cornell ’09 MDiv appointed to Indiana's Wabash County Superior Court

October 2, 2017

Christian Martyrdom and Political Violence

Rubén Rosario Rodríguez ’04 PhD discusses his new book

September 15, 2017

Theological Education in Prison

Innovative new program links academic study with the struggles of real life

September 5, 2017

Creating a Safe Space to Build Community, Meet Needs

Sarah Tunall ’14 launches Northwest Neighborhood Community Center, a nonprofit that invites neighbors in Bloomington, Illinois, to use their gifts to meet the needs in the community

September 1, 2017

Alumnus Leads Nonprofit to Prevent Hunger and Homelessness

Keeva Kase ’03 MDiv was named CEO of Buckhead Christian Ministry

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

July 7, 2017

Promoting Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Alumna and former trustee, Rev. Dr. Sang Chang ’77 PhD, met with the new President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in

June 5, 2017

New Faculty Appointments and Promotions

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

May 17, 2017

Learning in the Holy Land

Travel course to Israel-Palestine prompts reflection and deepens understanding

March 17, 2017

Walking and Talking with Troubled Youth

Rev. Darrell Armstrong '99 expands efforts to serve at risk youth in Trenton, NJ

March 6, 2017

Why They Marched

Members of the Princeton Seminary Community Reflect on their Experience at the Women's March on Washington

March 3, 2017

Going Global

Students Travel to Ghana and Share Life-Changing Moments

February 24, 2017

Members of the Faculty Author Statement

“In Defense of Christian Faith and a Democratic Future”

February 17, 2017

“Constructive” Theology

Princeton Seminary Class Reads Barth and Builds Houses with Habitat for Humanity

February 2, 2017

Alumni Layne and Crawford Brubaker Cultivate a New Worshiping Community

Read about how their New Orleans garden unites work and worship

December 20, 2016

The Necessity of Moral Discourse in Public Life

David Brooks speaks at Princeton Theological Seminary

December 14, 2016

Imagining the Future

A Laboratory for Church Leaders

December 12, 2016

Philosophy & Religion from Jail

Princeton Seminary students study and learn alongside students at the Garden State Youth Correctional Facility

December 9, 2016

Conversations with New Faculty

Professors bring unique perspectives and extensive expertise

September 14, 2016

PTS Partners with Nassau Church to Resettle Syrian Refugees

Listen to their story on NPR.

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

August 30, 2016

Using Landscaping as a Form of Ministry

Matt Overton ’06 uses landscaping as a form of ministry targeting Generation Z.

August 25, 2016

Advocating for Refugees

Seth Kaper-Dale ’01 is committed to resettling 50 refugees from Africa and the Middle East this fall.

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Associate Professor, Indiana Wesleyan University

Amanda Hontz Drury, Class of 2005

“Princeton Seminary helped me whittle down to the core of my faith and helped me discover what mattered most to me.”