The master of divinity (M.Div.) curriculum is designed to provide students with the spiritual formation, knowledge, and skills required to become committed, effective ordained clergy. To this end, the curriculum includes study of Scripture, the Christian tradition, ministerial skills, and modern cultural contexts, with a view to the reasoned practice of the ministry of Word and Sacrament in both its historical context and its contemporary setting.
Nearly 44 years after General Convention approved the ordination of women to the priesthood and episcopate, there is much to celebrate and much work remaining. In her lecture, House of Deputies President Gay Clark Jennings will reflect on how the Church has changed as women have gained authority and what that progress can mean for women without institutional privilege.
On March 6–7, the Beecken Center of the School of Theology will bring the Rt. Rev. Jacob Owensby to Sewanee for a public lecture on Friday and an all-day workshop on Saturday based on his book—"A Resurrection Shaped Life: Dying and Rising on Planet Earth."
The School of Theology welcomes two fellows-in-residence beginning on Feb. 10—the Rev. Dr. Deonna D. Neal and Cecile S. Holmes.
The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander announced that he will step down from his position as dean of the School of Theology effective Aug. 1, 2020.