Congratulations to Doug Sweeney! He moves from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois to Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama. Doug replaces founding dean Timothy George. Here is the press release: Douglas A. Sweeney has been named the new dean...
In March 2012, Princeton Theological Seminary is hosting a historical conference to celebrate its 200th birthday. The conference is entitled “Princeton in the Church’s Service” (The title of this conference seems to be a play off of Paul Kemeny’s study […]
Back in the 1990s I enrolled in an evangelical divinity school on the north side of Chicago. I am not sure why I was there. I wasn’t sure I wanted to be a pastor or a missionary, but I knew […]
According to this article in the St. Louis Dispatch, one out of every five Air Force chaplain candidates is enrolled in Liberty Seminary’s chaplaincy MDiv program. Most of them are taking online courses. Here is a taste: Critics say that...
Fuller Seminary (1940 full-time equivalent students) is on the top of a list dominated by Evangelical and Southern Baptist seminaries. A few observations: Dallas Theological Seminary, that bastion of dispensationalism, continues to hold strong. It is at #5. My alma […]
According to this article in The Christian Century, enrollment at theological seminaries is on the rise. A lot of it has to do with the economy, but others are attending seminary because they want a post-undergraduate intellectual experience that allows […]