March 20-26, 2005


The Q Source is published weekly under the auspices of the office of the Dean of Students.  Notices of events and concerns of the community are included. All submissions must be signed and include a contact phone number or e-mail address.  Free classified ads are also printed for members of the YDS community; these must be kept as short as possible. The Q Source is now available online at http://www.yale.edu/divinity/Stu.QSource.html. All submissions must be e-mailed to callista.brown@yale.edu with “Q Source” in the subject line. All submissions must be in by 5:00 p.m. Friday.  No exceptions to deadlines will be made!!  The right to edit is reserved. Thank you! –Callista Brown Isabelle, Editor




From the Office of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs:


Application for the Two Brothers Fellowship: The Two Brothers Fellowship (YDS Bulletin, p. 122), which is designated for support of biblical or archaeological study in Israel or Jerusalem, when possible.  One or more substantial awards will be made for the summer of 2005, with preference given to students who have a clear interest in doing advanced work in their proposed course of study. Include the following information in your application:


1. Your name.

2. Address and e-mail address.

3. Proposed course of study.

4. Estimated budget.

5. Name of faculty member who might be contacted regarding the student’s work in Bible





From the Registrar's Office: 

Attention degree students not graduating in May: forms have been sent to you campus mail boxes requesting information on your plans for returning or not returning next year.  Forms are due April 1.

Attention degree students
graduating in May:  University Commencement information has been sent to your campus mailbox.  Information includes cap and gown orders and checking the name that will appear on your diploma.


Applications for Summer Elementary Biblical Hebrew and Elementary N.T. Greek

are now available.  The applications can be downloaded from the Divinity website at

Summerterm 2005 or under Current Students, Registrar, On-line Resources.  

There are also copies available at the Registrar's office.






Marquand Chapel


Please join us this week for the following services at 10:30 a.m.:


Monday, March 21: the chapel team presents a second Lenten labyrinth,
            during which we will view the Stations of the Cross.

            Tuesday, March 22: the sixth Difficult Texts Series service will feature
            graduating student Natalie Wigg Stevenson preaching on Ephesians 6, one of the

“household codes.” The gospel choir will provide special music for this service.

            Wednesday, March 23: we will lift our voices in a special Holy Week
            service of sung morning prayer.

            Thursday, March 24: dean of chapel Siobhán Garrigan will preach as the
            chapel team presents a Maundy Thursday service.

            Reminder: there is no morning chapel on Friday, March 25, in observance of Good Friday.


            Friday, March 25, 11:00 pmMidnight: The Marquand Chapel Choir will be presenting a               Good Friday service featuring music from Arvo Pärt's Passio, hymns and readings. Marquand                      Chapel. Featuring: Evangelists - Mellissa Hughes, Ian Howell, Derek Chester, Doug Williams;
            Pilate - Holland Jancaitis;  Jesus - Rick Hoffenberg; with Michael W. Smith, organ and

            Kimberly Dunn, conductor



Final Exam Schedule

Spring Semester 2005



Monday, May 2


9-12 noon

Rel. 600

O.T. Interpretation (J. Collins)

Niebuhr Hall


Rel. 600


Latourette S223


Rel. 600


Bushnell S200

2-5 p.m.

Rel. 601

N.T. Interpretation (H. Attridge)

Niebuhr Hall


Rel. 601


Latourette S223


Rel. 601


Great Hall/ISM

Tuesday, May 3


9-12 noon

Rel. 678

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (V. Hoffer)

Bushnell S100

2-4 p.m.

Rel. 684

Greek Exegesis:  Acts of Apostles (J. Hultin)

Bushnell S100


Wednesday, May 4


9-12 noon

Rel. 605

Elementary N.T. Greek (S. Berg)

Bushnell S200

2–5 p.m.

Rel. 604

Elementary Biblical Hebrew (M. Neujahr)

Bushnell S200


Thursday, May 5


9-12 noon

Rel. 726

Systematic Theology (S. Jones)

Niebuhr Hall


Rel. 726


Bushnell S200




Latourette S223

2-4 p.m.

Rel. 654

History 1st Century Palestine (J. Hultin)

Bushnell S200

2-4 p.m.

Rel. 797

Eucharistic Prayers/Theology (B. Spinks)

Bushnell S100


Friday, May 6


9-12 noon

Rel. 619

Patristic Greek (C. Beeley)

Bushnell S200

2-5 p.m.

Rel. 665

Apostle Paul (J. Gundry-Volf)

Bushnell S200







Summer Opportunities

It’s not too early to plan for summer! Check out these opportunities, updated weekly:



Summer Work / Living Opportunity: My father-in-law recently lost his wife of 60 years.  He's still working 8 - 6 each weekday.  He is however unfamiliar with cooking and we are concerned about his being alone at night.  We are looking for an interested and trustworthy person to do the following for my father-in-law: In exchange for rent: 1) sleep at the house; 2) prepare breakfast & dinner and on Saturday and Sunday occasionally lunch might be included; and 3) because he cannot drive at night any longer, drive him to his office in downtown New Haven in the morning and pick him up in the evening. He lives in a beautiful home in Woodbridge and the person would be assured quiet and privacy.  This person would be available all day to attend classes and or work. If interested contact me by phone or e-mail: Sheila F. Taylor, 203-287-4327 (office), st1813@ctmail.sbc.com.



For more summer opportunities, see past issues of the Q Source (http://www.yale.edu/divinity/Stu.QSource.html)

or consult the Summer Opportunities notebook outside of the Dean of Students’ Office.



For Summer/Fall Housing Options, see Classifieds.










It’s Exegesis Time Again! Learn to Use Logos Bible Software. Attend a demonstration designed for students with little or no knowledge of Hebrew or Greek.  You will learn how to access Logos from YDS Library workstations, how to view a passage in parallel versions/translations, how to do a concordance search on individual words using an English concordance, and get information on other resources available on Logos.  If time permits, there will also be a tour of the exegesis tools available in the Trowbridge Reading Room. All sessions will be held in the YDS Library Instruction Room, L107:

            Tuesday, March 22 at 12:30-1:15 pm

            Wednesday, March 23 at 12:30-1:15 pm

No need to sign up, just come!

For more information contact Suzanne Estelle-Holmer, 2-6374 Suzanne.Estelle-Holmer@yale.edu



On-Campus, cont.



Seeing God: Images of Shalom in Contemporary Film. On Tuesday, March 22nd, the Student Book Supply presents Roy M. Anker, Professor of English at Calvin College, offering a presentation entitled Seeing God: Images of Shalom in Contemporary Film. The multi-media presentation will take place in the Bookstore Rotunda at 12:30. Professor Anker is the author of the recently published Catching Light: Looking for God in the Movies (Eerdmans, 2004) which explores themes of evil and redemption amidst the human struggle for encounter with God in films ranging from The Godfather and Star Wars to American Beauty and Grand Canyon.  Anker is also co-editor of Dancing in the Dark: Youth, Popular Culture, and the Electronic Media (Eerdmans, 1991).  A book-signing will follow. Mark your calendars early! All are welcome!



Initiative in Religion, Science and Technology: This Wednesday, March 23rd, the Initiative in Religion, Science and Technology lecture series will be offering two opportunities to listen and speak with Professor Nancey Murphy. Prof. Murphy is from Fuller Theological Seminary where she is a professor of Christian Philosophy. There will be an afternoon discussion time from 4-5:30 pm in the RSV Room (refreshments will be provided) and also a public lecture in Niebuhr Hall from 8-9 pm. Prof. Murphy will be presenting on "Scientific Perspectives on Theological Anthropology". All are welcome
at both events.


Theology of Hospitality hosts a global lecture on: Contradictions between Church Teachings and HIV/AIDS Prevention. Monday, March 28th, 1:30 p.m. RSV Room. Featuring Dr. Sr. Therese Tinkasiimire, a PhD graduate of Gonzaga University and Lecturer and former Head of the Department of Religious Studies at Makerere University, Uganda; Kate M. Ott, a PhD candidate at Union Theological Seminary in New York, writing on adolescent health, sexual ethics, and religious education initiatives; and Dr. Isabel Apawo Phiri, the current Coordinator of the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians, Professor of African Theology at the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa and Director of the Centre for Constructive Theology. Sponsored with the Yale University Research Affiliate Program and the YDS Women's Initiative.


Christian Art in the Time of Augustine: On Friday, April 1, 2005, Annewies van den Hoek and John J. Herrmann, Jr. will be at the Yale Divinity School to give a presentation on the exhibit, Light from the Age of Augustine, currently on display at the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven.  The exhibit consists of late antique ceramic ware from North Africa (Tunisia). Annewies van den Hoek is Lecturer in Greek and Latin at the Harvard Divinity SchoolJohn J. Herrmann, Jr., is John F. Cogan, Jr., and Mary L. Cornille Curator of Classical Art at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston.  They are the curators of the exhibit, which was first shown at Harvard. They will be available for informal conversation over lunch in the Jonathan Edwards Dining Room from 12:00 to 1:30.  Please bring your lunch.  Beverages and dessert will be provided. The presentation will be in the RSV Conference Room (Bushnell S200) from 1:45 to about 3:15.  Dr. Herrmann will speak about the African Red Slip ware from an archaeological point of view.  Dr. van den Hoek will speak about the imagery that decorates the ceramics and their historical and theological implications. After the presentation, all are invited to go to the Knights of Columbus Museum (1 State Street, New Haven) to see the exhibit with the curators.  Admission to the museum is free, and there is free parking in the garage under the museum.  For more information, contact Professor Adela Collins. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

On-Campus, cont.


Scholarship Available: The Connecticut Association of Professional Financial Aid Administrators (CAPFAA) is pleased to announce the CAPFAA Scholarship for the 2005/06 academic year.  This scholarship will be awarded to 7 students for $1,000 each and is NOT renewable. Candidates must be full time students with a federal expected family contribution of less than $5000, 3.5 GPA, active in community service. Not open to international students. In order to be considered, you must submit the 2005/06 CAPFAA Scholarship application, signed by your school’s financial aid officer; enclose all required attachments, including a copy of your academic transcript; and mail your application packet so that it is postmarked by April, 1, 2005.  Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed. Contact Doreen Generoso (doreen.generoso@yale.edu) for application and more information.



Upcoming Events at the Institute of Sacred Music


 Reception for Wisnu Sasongko, Thursday, March 31, 4:30pm ISM Great Hall. A reception, with chamber gamelan performance by the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, will be held to honor the artist Wisnu Sasongko and the exhibition "Think on These Things" on Thursday, March 31 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Institute. The exhibit will be on display from March 7 through April 27 at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 409 Prospect St., in New Haven. Wisnu Sasongko, a 2002 graduate of the Faculty of Fine Art, Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta, is the 2004- 2005 Paul T. Lauby Artist in Residence at the Overseas Ministries Study Center in New Haven. For more information, please visit www.yale.edu/ism


Student Organ Recital: Sunday, March 20, 8:00 pm, Woolsey Hall. Recital by Lindsey Henriksen.




Yale/New Haven Area Involvement



University Public Worship: The Church of Christ in Yale. Engaging faith and reason. Battell Chapel,

Old Campus. 11:00 A.M.: University Public Worship:


            Maundy Thursday, March 24, 7:30 pm.  Tenebrae Service with Communion.

Good Friday, March 25, 12:30 pm. The Reverend Frederick J. Streets, University Chaplain and Senior Pastor of the Church of Christ in Yale, is preaching.

Good Friday Stations of the Cross, March 25, 2:00 pm. Beginning and ending in Battell  Chapel, there will be a Stations of the Cross service of scripture, liturgy and music weaving a path through parts of Yale and New Haven.

            Easter Sunday, March 27, 6:30 am. Easter Sunrise Service: East Rock Summit, rain or shine.

            Easter Sunday, March 27, 11:00 am. University Public Worship with Communion.

            The Reverend Frederick J. Streets, University Chaplain and Senior Pastor of the Church of

            Christ in Yale, is preaching.


The Church of Christ in Yale is an open and affirming congregation, United Church of Christ. Church school and childcare; Wheelchair accessible. All are welcome! University Chaplain’s Office: 432-1128.




Yale/New Haven, cont.


A Workshop on The Ethics of Peer Review: A Guide for Manuscript Reviewers. Tuesday, March 22, 2005, Noon1:30 p.m. Hope 110, 315 Cedar Street.  This workshop is part of a series on the Guidelines for the Responsible Conduct of Research. The review of manuscripts raises many ethical issues and problems.  This workshop will describe some of the ethical issues that can arise during the peer review process and discusses their implications. Sponsored by the Offices of Academic Development, Special Advisor to the Dean, and Scientific Affairs.



Conference: "Contemporary American Discourses on Islam: The Politics of Representation." Saturday April 16, 2005, Linsley-Chittenden Hall, Yale University. Pre-Registration through March 31st: $10 (no charge for Yale affiliates). On-site registration: $20. Sponsored by the MSA at Yale, Hartford Seminary, Yale Council on Middle East Studies, Yale NELC Department, Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Yale Religious Ministry, Yale Muslims in Medicine, Muslim Legal Studies Assoc, and Asian American Cultural Center. The flyer for the conference can be seen at:


World Neighbors is a not-for-profit community development organization working in partnership with the rural poor in hundreds of villages throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America.  Through World
Neighbors' programs, people come together to solve their problems and meet their basic needs.  By supporting community self-reliance, leadership development and organization building, World Neighbors helps people address the root causes of hunger, poverty and disease. For more information about World Neighbors, visit its website: www.wn.org. In an effort to educate supporters and to foster bonds of friendship with program partners, World Neighbors Journeys offers unique trips to visit program areas.  Part adventure and part education, a World Neighbors Journey takes travelers well off the beaten track to see for themselves how communities come together to identify and solve problems, largely with local resources. Two WN Journeys are scheduled in coming months:
Bolivia from May 1-11, 2005, to visit communities in the region of Northern Potosi.
Karnataka, India from Nov. 5-17, 2005
 For further information on WN Journeys, please contact: Emily Estes, Coordinator, World Neighbors Journeys, Email: emestes@comcast.net, Phone:   860-343-1941.


A Plowshares Traveling Seminar to INDONESIA:  Democracy and Development in an Inter-Faith Context. August 1-15, 2005. Plowshares Institute, the Indonesian Ministry of Law and Human Rights, the Center for Empowering for Reconciliation and Peace, the Hartford Seminary, and Columbia Theological Seminary are partners in offering this traveling seminar to Indonesia.  This educational immersion will consider issues of Western/Muslim relations, terrorism, sustainable development with special attention to steps to recover form the recent earthquake and tsunami, and understandings of human rights and democracy in an Indonesian context. Admission to the seminar is by application.  The group is limited to twenty-five participants.  The total cost for the traveling seminar, including travel to/from the West Coast, housing, and all meals is US $3800, subject to change due to possible increase in airfares. A complete application and deposit of $250 are due by June 1, 2005.  A limited number of partial scholarships for women and minorities are available. For applications and additional information contact: PLOWSHARES INSTITUTE:  P.O. Box 243, Simsbury, CT 06070. Tel:  (860) 651-4304; Fax:  (860) 651-4305; e-mail: plowshares@plowsharesinstitute.org. Website:  www.plowsharesinstitute.org.



Madison A Better Chance (ABC) Seeks Resident Director(s) and Tutor for 2005-06 academic year.  The Madison ABC Program, which is in its 34th year, is part of a national, non-profit organization that seeks high potential students with limited educational opportunities and offers them a college preparatory education.  The responsibilities of the Resident Director(s) center on supervising the household.  The Director works with the Resident Tutor to create a family setting and a motivating environment for the young scholars to make the most of this experience.  A single person, a couple or a family can serve as Resident Director.  The ideal candidate is a flexible leader and communicator who can draw upon experience in working with adolescents to build a spirit of family unity.  The position offers a 3-room apartment with private bath, available year round, full board and a stipend or benefits.

For more information on these opportunities to work with promising youth and make a difference, please call (203) 245 – 7244 or send your resume to Madison ABC Search Committee, P.O. Box 821, Madison CT 06443.

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Apartment for rent either as summer sublet or continuing for the year: spacious One Bedroom,

with new carpet, new appliances, new cupboards directly in front of the Divinity School at 325

Mansfield street, a two minute walk to school.  Sunny Living room.  Secure building. Washers
and dryers 10 feet from apartment door (very convenient.)  Lots of closet space and some storage

space in the basement. Great landlords (very attentive.) Apartment should be available for May 15th,

sublet would run until July 31st and then new tenant could pick up the lease. Cost is $650 per month

and that includes utilities.  Also parking in the back of the building.  If interested reply to matthew.morgan@yale.edu. Thanks.


Room Available July 1: My housemate is leaving New Haven and his room is available starting
July 1 and through the academic year. The room is the larger of the two and is very comfortable, with a

large window, and plenty of closet space. Located downtown on Dwight between Chapel and George,

near Yale Repertory Theater, Yale museums, Whitney Gymnasium. Great restaurants and large

supermarket nearby. Comfortable living room. Large kitchen, fully equipped. Hardwood floors, lots

of windows, very light and airy. Coin-operated Laundry room in the basement. Two Yale shuttle stops

nearby, adequate on-street parking. Quiet Building. Rent $430/month, including heat and hot water.  

Utilities are less than $50 per month. Contact Eric Bugyis, MAR ’06, cell: 216-870-1205,



Provide Live-in Help in Exchange for Rent: My father-in-law recently lost his wife of 60 years.  

He's still working 8 - 6 each weekday.  He is however unfamiliar with cooking and we are concerned

about his being alone at night.  We are looking for an interested and trustworthy person to do the

following for my father-in-law: In exchange for rent: 1) sleep at the house; 2) prepare breakfast & dinner

and on Saturday and Sunday occasionally lunch might be included; and 3)  because he cannot drive at

night any longer, drive him to his office in downtown New Haven in the morning and pick him up in the
evening. He lives in a beautiful home in
Woodbridge and the person would be assured quiet and privacy.  

This person would be available all day to attend classes and or work. If interested contact me by phone

or e-mail: Sheila F. Taylor, 203-287-4327 (office), st1813@ctmail.sbc.com.


www.library.yale.edu/div/mrc   432-5319      ministry.resource.center@yale.edu

at the Circulation Desk in the Library, take a right and a left

Staff  available 10-3 weekdays



Books of all kinds of prayers for worship…


Great Paschal Vespers for Easter Sunday evening


Holy Week resources needed???  Look in Lent-Easter shelves and browse for ideas…or in Worship or in Church Year, and ASK!


Adult study groups on hymns?  Try these: 

Sing the Faith: Hymns to the Creator,

                        Hymns on Prayer,

                        The Presence of God,

                        Hymns of Grace,                       

                        Hymns of Comfort,


                        Carols of Christmas,                        

                        Hymns of Community



Workshops at 12:30 in the Ministry Resource Center.  Just show up!  If date or time isn’t right for you, ask for a repeat:


Video-based Biblical Study Resources for Congregations, Mar. 31




See these videos/DVDs of creative ways of biblical storytelling: 

The Feast of Life: Stories from the Gospel of Luke;

Mark’s Gospel as told by Max McLean;

St. Mark’s Gospel performed by Alec McCowen;

Cotton Patch Gospel.



Youth and children’s ministry resources, church administration, healing, and every topic congregations care about are in the Ministry Resource Center.  Check them out!