News from YDS

The first woman to lead a mainline Protestant denomination, Sharon Watkins ‘84 M.Div. is general minister and president of the Disciples of Christ, a 700,000-member church body that declares...

In appearances at YDS and Yale Law School last week, former U.S. Sen. John Danforth, ’63 B.D., LL.B., urged a more moderate and unifying form of religious engagement in politics.

In the midst of humanity’s divisions and convulsions, John Grim is watching the world slowly wake up to the urgency and ethics of Earth care.

Student-led contemporary worship gives YDS students the chance to design and lead their own services, complementing the daily services in Marquand Chapel. 

Berkeley Divinity School

In January Dean Andrew McGowan attended the annual meeting of the Council of Deans on the campus of the Bexley Seabury Federation in Columbus, Ohio.  The Council, an association of deans of Episcopal seminaries, discussed the many opportunities and challenges facing theological education in the...

Institute of Sacred Music

On Saturday, Feb. 21 the ISM will host an all-day symposium, “Afro-Christian Festivals of the Americas.” The symposium will gather scholars from several disciplines who have individually produced important, innovative work on related, but seldom compared traditions from different regions of the...