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.
On May 7, Vice-Chancellor John McCardell announced the appointment of the Rev. Canon James F. Turrell, Ph.D., as dean of the School of Theology at the University of the South.
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Because the coronavirus has yet to peak in Tennessee and in many parts of the United States, the University of the South has made the difficult decision to cancel, or move online, all summer programs this year. Details of all School of Theology summer programs may be found here.
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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.