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Recap: Opening Convocation for the 2022-23 Academic Year

View photos and watch or listen to the 2022 opening convocation service

Princeton Theological Seminary's campus community came together on August 31, 2022 for opening convocation in Seminary Chapel. Dean Jacqueline Lapsley, Dean John Huh, President Craig Barnes, and Dr. Lisa Marie Bowens served as liturgists. Dr. Elaine James, associate professor of Old Testament, delivered this year's convocation address, titled "A Word to the Wise." In her address, James repeatedly asked "Who is wise?" and "Where does wisdom come from?," eloquently exploring potential answers and encouraging listeners to examine this questions for themselves as well.

View photos and watch or listen to the opening convocation service below.

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Isaac Kim, Class of 2015

“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”