YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL

April 24-30, 2005

 

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Q Source Publication Schedule

for the remainder of the year:

 

This is the last regular Q Source of the year.

 

 

                                      Monday, May 16 Commencement Edition!

Submission deadline: Friday May 13th.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

From the Office of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs:

 

 

ACADEMIC DEADLINES

 

To:         YDS Faculty and students

From:   Robert Wilson, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Date:     March 24, 2005

Re:         Deadlines

Due Date

All work for the second semester is due by the end of the semester,

Friday, May 6, unless the instructor specifies an earlier date.

 

Extensions

1.    In exceptional circumstances, such as illness or family crisis, the instructor may grant an extension of time beyond the end of the semester, but no extension can be given beyond Thursday, June 30. 

 

2.    No work from  the second semester can be accepted by a faculty

        member after that date.                                              

 

 

Additional Extensions

1     A student may appeal to the Professional Studies Committee for an additional extension.  Such an appeal must be made in writing before June 30 on a form provided by the Registrar’s office. 

 

2.    Extensions will be considered by the Committee only in exceptional circumstances, such as those indicated above.

 

 

NOTE

         The schedule of dates, deadlines, and extensions, as published by the Divinity School, applies to all courses to be credited towards a Divinity School degree, regardless of University department in which they are taken.

 

 

 

 

 


 YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL

Final Exam Schedule

Spring Semester 2005

 

REVISED

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

11-12 noon

Rel. 700

Hist. Western Xnity: 1200-1600 (R. Rittgers)

Niebuhr Hall

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

 

Rel. 726

 

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

 

 

SENIOR GRADES ARE DUE MAY 9th


 

 

Marquand Chapel

 

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

 

                        Monday, April 25: graduating students Jennifer Creswell and Ian Doescher
                        will preach, in a service featuring the debut and final performance of
                        the Chapel Team Sextet.

                        Tuesday, April 26: Siobhán Garrigan and Patrick Evans will lead the final
                        chapel service of the academic year, with special music from Cece Jones
                        and the Bible Belters.

                        Friday, April 29: a special service in honor of William Sloane Coffin,
                        part of the events on campus honoring Dr. Coffin this week.

                       

                        Reminder: the last day of regularly scheduled chapel services coincides
                        with the last day of classes: Tuesday, April 26.

                       

                                               

 

 

 

 

BTFO Coordinators 2005

 

BTFO Coordinators 2005
 
Congratulations and best wishes to Jessica Anschutz (MDiv '07) and Jennie Ott (MDiv '06) upon their selection as Coordinators of the Before the Fall Orientation (BTFO) for 2005!  Jennie and Jessica will serve as primary designers and organizers of this orientation program for new students, scheduled this year for August 23-26.  Jessica and Jennie will begin preparations for this annual event over the next few weeks, as they recruit volunteers from among the returning students to offer leadership and assistance in BTFO.  Please keep Jennie and Jessica in your good thoughts and supportive prayers as they undertake this important service on behalf of the
Divinity School.  Jessica and Jennie, our congratulations, gratitude, and best wishes to you both! 
 
Dale Peterson
Dean of Students


 

 

Summer Opportunities

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

 

 

YDS Employment Opportunity: The Divinity School Library is looking for a student to work part-time over the summer and during the 2005-2006 academic year creating web pages for YDS courses.  The ideal candidate should have some experience using Dreamweaver or other web editing programs.  Familiarity with Classes.Yale.edu is also useful.  This is a great opportunity to integrate technology skills with theological studies and to work with staff and YDS faculty.  Hours are flexible and can be arranged to accommodate study and summer vacation.  If you are interested in the position, please contact Suzanne.Estelle-Holmer@yale.edu.  (telephone 2-6374) for further information. 

 

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.

 

Summer Childcare Needed: I’m looking for an experienced babysitter for the summer for 2 great kids:

Boy (Age 10) and Girl (age 6). June-August, Monday-Friday, daytime. Great kids! Spend time at a pool! No housekeeping! We live near a beach! Must have a car and be an experienced driver. Please call Ismene Petrakis: 481-3542 or 988-4850 (or Ismene.Petrakis@Yale.edu). References required

Summer Childcare Needed: YDS staff/faculty member in Hamden looking for in-home childcare provider from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., three days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday), from July 5-Aug. 30, for two boys, aged 11 and 7. Pay up to $50 per day, contingent on experience. Own car preferred. Call 288-4393 or inquire at Rm. 127.

 

 

 

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.

 


 On-Campus

 

Student Book Supply Sale: Mark your calendars now for the Student Book Supply's annual Spring Sale
during the week of April 28th. All stock on sale, new sales every day, and the return of the silent
auction! Stay tuned for details!

 

Attention Graduating Seniors, their friends, and families! The YDS Student Book Supply is proud to announce two great graduation gift ideas:

First, the return of the official Yale Divinity School Diploma Frames.  Available in Regency Gold (mahogany furniture finish and inner gold lip) or Gallery (high-gloss cherry lacquer finish and gold lip), both frames include museum quality matting embossed with “Yale Divinity School” and the University seal in gold. Priced at $115 minus your SBS discount (you might spend twice that for custom framing), they are both available for inspection in the Bookstore.  Buy at the counter, or have your frame shipped directly to your next home! Watch your mailbox for an order form, or pick one up in the Bookstore.

NEW this year!  The YDS College Chair!  Handcrafted by renowned New England furniture makers Nichols and Stone, choose from Captain Chairs, Swivel Office Chairs, and Rockers, all with the YDS seal screened in gold. Priced from $359.95, you can subtract your SBS member discount for significant savings! Chairs will be shipped directly to your home. Check out the display and catalog in the Bookstore.

 

 

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 with Communion. Sunday, May 1st: The Reverend Frederick J. Streets, University Chaplain and Senior Pastor, Yale University, 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.

 

 

The Afro-Semitic Experience Concert. Sunday, May 1st, 4:00 p.m., Bethesda Lutheran Church, 305 St. Ronan Street, New Haven. Group recently featured at the Martin Luther King Birthday concert at Woolsey Hall. Benefit concert to help families that are homeless in New Haven, through the work of Christian Community Action. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door. To order tickets, call 777-7848 ext. 112.


Yale/New Haven, cont.

 

 

Seeking OMSC Resident Caretaker-Host:

Responsible for security, hosting and part-time housekeeping responsibilities. Must be willing and able to commit to an average of twenty hours per week each academic year, with time off to be arranged with the Director of Finance and Housing. Ability to meet the public and represent OMSC effectively to visitors, guests, and residents. Good interpersonal skills. Provide a live-in presence in Great Commission Hall. Monitor security nightly and weekends. Provide housekeeping assistance.

Remuneration: A modern, air conditioned, fully furnished one-bedroom apartment, with all utilities (except long distance telephone and TV cable), laundry facilities, Internet access and parking; opportunity to participate in the life of an ecclesiastically rich, ethnically diverse, and intellectually stimulating community of Christian missionaries and leaders from around the world; seminar attendance privileges (tuition fees waived), providing opportunities to engage some of the world's leading authorities on all aspects of global Christianity.

Send a letter and resume before May 15, 2005, with references to:

Judy C. Stebbins
Director of Finance and Housing
Stebbins@omsc.org
OVERSEAS MINISTRIES STUDY CENTER
490 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511 USA

 

 

Local singer-songwriter Gerry Pollak is giving a fund raising concert for his soon to be released CD, The Scenic Route. He describes it as "introspective Americana with a sense of humor." Saturday May 7th, 8:00 PM at the Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford Turnpike, in Hamden. There is no charge but donations are encouraged. Call 203-288-9979 for more details."

 

Symposium Series: Ethical Aspects of Avian Influenza Pandemic Preparedness. Part 1: Vaccines.
Tuesday May 17th, 2005, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven.
Public Health experts worldwide are anticipating an Avian Influenza pandemic.  This symposium, the first in a series on pandemic preparedness strategies, will focus on the science and ethics of vaccine development and distribution. To register, email jonathan.moser@yale.edu or call 203-432-5680. Co-sponsored by Yale's Interdisciplinary Bioethics Project, The Donaghue Initiative in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Ethics, and the Global Health Division of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. More info: www.yale.edu/bioethics.

 

 


Classifieds

 

SUMMER / FALL HOUSING AVAILABLE

 

Sublet for summer/fall: As I will be on leave during the next academic year, I would like to
sublet my apartment in 103 Lawrence Street, 2nd floor,12 minutes walking to YDS. It is about 800 square feet with lots of light, hardwood floors, washer and dryer in the basement. The two bedrooms and the bathroom are rather small, ideal for a couple, but the dining-living room and kitchen are more spacious. It is fully furnished (including dishes, TV, DVD etc). The rent is $850/month without utilities. Subletting may start as early as June 2005 (but September 2005 is also fine) and end in July 2006 at the latest.  If you are interested, please contact me by phone 203-432-5338 or e-mail: christl.maier@yale.edu. Thanks, Christl Maier


Apartment Available: Large 1 Bedroom Rental in Historic House, available from May 1 onwards. Charming historic details, garden access, washer/dryer, eat-in kitchen, 10 minute walk from campus, recently renovated.  Quiet graduate student or faculty member preferred; non-smoker required.  Call 203-785-8855.

 

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.

 

 

Seeking OMSC Resident Caretaker-Host Couple:

Responsible for security, hosting and part-time housekeeping responsibilities. Must be willing and able to commit to an average of twenty hours per week each academic year, with time off to be arranged with the Director of Finance and Housing. Ability to meet the public and represent OMSC effectively to visitors, guests, and residents. Good interpersonal skills. Provide a live-in presence in Great Commission Hall. Monitor security nightly and weekends. Provide housekeeping assistance.

Remuneration: A modern, air conditioned, fully furnished one-bedroom apartment, with all utilities (except long distance telephone and TV cable), laundry facilities, Internet access and parking; opportunity to participate in the life of an ecclesiastically rich, ethnically diverse, and intellectually stimulating community of Christian missionaries and leaders from around the world; seminar attendance privileges (tuition fees waived), providing opportunities to engage some of the world's leading authorities on all aspects of global Christianity.

Send a letter and resume before May 15, 2005, with references to: Judy C. Stebbins, Director of Finance and Housing, OVERSEAS MINISTRIES STUDY CENTER, 490 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511 USA. Stebbins@omsc.org

EMPLOYMENT

Summer Childcare Needed: I’m looking for an experienced babysitter for the summer for 2 great kids:

Boy (Age 10) and Girl (age 6). June-August, Monday-Friday, daytime. Great kids! Spend time at a pool! No housekeeping! We live near a beach! Must have a car and be an experienced driver. Please call Ismene Petrakis: 481-3542 or 988-4850 (or Ismene.Petrakis@Yale.edu). References required

Summer Childcare Needed: YDS staff/faculty member in Hamden looking for in-home childcare provider from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., three days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday), from July 5-Aug. 30, for two boys, aged 11 and 7. Pay up to $50 per day, contingent on experience. Own car preferred. Call 288-4393 or inquire at Rm. 127.

 

Officer Manager for small Hamden design / contracting firm; phones, typing, dispatching, Quickbooks, and general organization.  Computer skills required, full time or flexible.  Needed to start between May
1st and May 15th. Send resume to FAX: 407-8915 or E-mail to Lisa Miller at: autogates@sbcglobal.net.

 

Bookstore Help Wanted – Academic Year 05-06. The YDS Student Book Supply is now taking applications for employment for next academic year.  Several student positions are available, both at the Sales counter and in Shipping/Receiving.  All positions are 10-12 hours/week, $10 - $10.50/hour + bookstore discounts.  The ideal candidates will have good attention to detail, flexible schedules (particularly afternoons and weekends), love books, and enjoy helping others meet their book needs. Previous bookstore or retail/administrative experience is helpful, but not necessary.    Pick up an application in the Bookstore, or for more information contact Lisa (432-6101) or any current Bookstore employee. Join a great bunch of people working in a fun atmosphere! We’re waiting for you!

 

                  

 

 

 

                    


     MINISTRY RESOURCE CENTER

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

 

 

LIFE AFTER GRADUATION:  YOU CAN BE A MEMBER OF THE MINISTRY RESOURCE CENTER WHEREVER YOU LIVE.  The combination of email, phone, and UPS allows us to send you the resources you need no matter where you are!!  Ask for details.  We are here for you now and in the future!!

 

 

Watch Videos about William Sloane Coffin and get to know the man being celebrated at YDS this week:  William Sloane Coffin: An American Prophet and Great Preachers: William Sloane Coffin

 

Watch 32 Great Preachers and other videos on preaching.

 

 

See other Memorable Leaders in Christian History and Pioneers of the Spirit—stories of many persons you’d like to get to know.

 

 

 

While you are in the Ministry Resource Center, pick up one of the handouts for yourself and members of the church you are involved with:  “FREE online resources”

 

 

Vacation Bible School resources are here for you to see.

 

 

Prepare for your jobs you are applying for!  Ask to see resources for CPE, curriculum resources, youth ministry, etc…..whatever your job will involve.  We have resources for all denominations.

 

 

Prayers and liturgy resources for all church seasons, all denominations, for interfaith settings, for weddings and funerals.  Some electronic, some books.  Take a look!