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Yale Professor Emilie Townes Speaks at McCormick During Annual Allen Lectures

Dr. Emilie M. Townes, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African American Religion and Theology at Yale Divinity School, presented the 2012 Allen Lectures here at McCormick on February 20th. The theme of her lectures was “Does Your House Have Lions?”

Dr. Iva Carruthers and Dr. Carmen Nanko-Fernandez to Speak at McCormick Theological Seminary

McCormick Theological Seminary’s Center for African American Ministries and Black Studies and the Center for the Study of Latin@ Theology and Ministry present Lenten Lectures featuring Dr. Iva Carruthers, General Secretary of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference (SDPC) and Dr. Carmen Nanko-Fernandez, Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Catholic Theological Union. The lectures will take place on Monday, March 19 beginning at 4:00 P. M. in the McGaw Common Room on the first floor.

Sara Spurlark, MTS Life Trustee Dies at 88

Sara Spurlark, a McCormick Life Trustee, died on Sunday, February 12, 2012 in University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was taken after suffering cardiac arrest in her Chicago home.

Inaugural Address of Dr. Frank Yamada

The Rev. Dr. Frank Yamada was installed as the 10th president of McCormick Theological Seminary on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at Apostolic Church of God in Chicago.

Join Us for Diasporic Conversations

The Lenten Lectures at McCormick Theological Seminary will be given by guest lecturers the Rev. Dr. Eliseo Perez-Alvarez and the Rev. Dr. Lee H. Butler, Jr.

Join Us for Diasporic Conversations

The Lenten Lectures at McCormick Theological Seminary will be given by guest lecturers the Rev. Dr. Eliseo Perez-Alvarez and the Rev. Dr. Lee H. Butler, Jr.

Braxton Accepts Endowed Chair at Southern Methodist University

The Reverend Dr. Brad R. Braxton has accepted an invitation from Southern Methodist University to serve as the Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, effective June 1, 2012. This appointment makes Dr. Braxton the first African American with an appointment to an endowed chair at Southern.

McCormick Theological Seminary Hires New Communications Coordinator

Michele Y. Edwards (M.Div., Class of 2011) accepts the position of Communication Coordinator.

McCormick Theological Seminary Hires Vice President of Seminary Relations and Development

Lisa Radetski to be the new Vice President of Seminary Relations and Development at McCormick Theological Seminary.