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
firstname.lastname@example.org “Q Source” in the subject line. All
submissions must be in by Friday.No exceptions to deadlines will be made!!The right to edit is reserved. –Kelly J. Stone, Editor
Fall Final Exam Schedule 2006
Monday, December 12
O.T. Interpretation (J. Collins)
N.T. Interpretation (Hultin)
Tuesday, December 13
Elementary N.T. Greek (Nongbri)
Elementary Biblical Hebrew (Lemos)
Anglican Th/Hist. II:
ECUSA/Anglican Church (Britton)
Rel. & Civil Rights Movement
Ritual & Music of Af/Am
Wednesday, December 14
Intermediate Greek (Gundry-Volf)
Systematic Theology (J. Jones)
Foundations of Xn. Worship
Intermediate Hebrew I (Hoffer)
Thursday, December 15
History of Xnity (Eire)
Exegesis Black Hymnody, Spirituals, Gospel Songs (Costen)
Friday, December 16
Environmental Ethics (Holmes)
UCC Polity (Siladi)
History of Xn. Theol. to 451 (Beeley)
To:YDS Faculty and
From:Robert Wilson, Associate
Dean of Academic Affairs
All work for the first
semester is due by the end of the semester, Friday, December 16, unless the instructor specifies an earlier
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 Monday, February 6, 2006.
2.No work fromthe first semester can be accepted by
1A student may
appeal to the Professional Studies Committee for an additional extension.Such an appeal must be made in writing before February 6 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.
The schedule of dates, deadlines, and extensions, as
published by the DivinitySchool, applies to all courses to be
credited towards a DivinitySchool degree, regardless of
University department or school in which they are taken.
the Registrar's Office/Office of the Academic Dean:
Advising period: Although the calendar calls for
advising the week of November 7, we will follow the procedure set up last
year. Students will meet with their faculty adviser to discuss their
plans for second semester sometime during the week of November 14-18(this week) or November 28-December 2.
Faculty advisers will have information in hand to aid in the conversation.
Students should make an appointment with their faculty adviser.
If you are
not returning second semester, please let the Registrar know.
On line registration
will begin on January 9 and end on January 18.
Changes to spring schedule
Area II Rel. 725 Patristic Christology changed to F
1:30-3:20 Rel. 795 Anglican Theology/History I: Great Britain
changed to M, W 1:30-3:00 Area III Rel. 701 Rel. in Am. Society
1550-1870 will not be offered AreaIV Rel. 927 Text, Memory & Performance scheduled
for Th 1:30-4:00 Area V Rel. 847 House of the Lord changed to M,W 9:00-10:20am
THIS WEEK IN MARQUAND...
guest Rev. Dr. Dhyanchand Carr, principal of the
Tamil Nadu TheologicalSeminary, in Arasarady,
India, will deliver the sermon
Service of the Word and Song, led by the Evangelical Fellowship
Service of Sung Morning Prayer with Traditional Texts in Contemporary and
Global Musical Settings continues, led by Patrick Evans
of Historical Theology Denys Turner will deliver the sermon
Hearty Community Eucharist, the Rev. Bill Goettler
preaching and presiding
All are welcome!
KNITTING GROUP - The
YDS Women's Center invites all knitters and those interested in learning to
knit to gather for conversation, prayer, and knitting. Knitting group
meets each Monday at in the Women's Center (Fisher Hall, 2nd floor). For more
information, write to email@example.com.
A Visitor from the West Bank: Gregory Khalil is
a Palestinian Christian and graduate of Yale Law based in Ramallah
who works in negotiations support with the Palestinian Authority.All are invited to hear Gregory talk about
life in the West Bank and the viability of peace in the Holy Land.The
lecture is titled:Israel and Palestine: Working towards Viable Peace in the Middle East a Conversation with Gregory Khalil, Negotiator with the PLO.Please join us at Berkeley (363 St. Ronan St.) at Tuesday, November 15th.Refreshments to follow.
a reminder to you, ladies, that you are invited to join us on Tuesday
afternoons at in the
Marquand Chapel, gathering together to do lectiodivina. What is that? It is meditation on the
Scripture passage for the day. We read it once, meditate in silence for
10 minutes, and share with each other what we are hearing from God. Then
we do this two more times, and end at with prayers for each other.So, if you think you need a slow, quiet
spiritual opportunity each week, please join us!Questions?Contact Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Exchange Programs:Anna Ramirez will be hosting an informational meeting on the Exchange
programs (Cambridge Theological Federation and the GermanUniversities) on Wednesday, November 16 from in Room S-100. Please bring your lunch
and join us when you can.
IN MARQUAND CHAPEL! Thursday, November 17, at .With readings from the members of the
Contemporary Poetry & Theology Class: Videen
Bennett, Dianne Bilyak, Jillian Demmons,
Meredith Farmer-Grubbs, Joel Hanisek, Andrew Nurkin, Rachel Pollak, Timothy Ree, and Emily Scott.Reception to follow, this event is sponsored by the Institute of Sacred Music.
you a current YDS/ISM/BDS student? Would you be interested in sharing
your DivinitySchool experiences with prospective students over
lunch? The YDS Admissions Office is compiling a list of current students
who would be able to provide lunchtime hospitality for our visitors. This
would entail taking them to the Refectory, sitting with them over lunch (), and discussing whatever questions they have
for you. The Admissions Office would pay for both your lunches. If you
are interested, please respond to email@example.com, including your
degree program, denomination, where you are from, and days you would be
available. Thank you!
Thanksgiving:Thanksgiving, thanks be to God, is surging
toward us.There are some among us who
have never experienced a down-home American Thanksgiving. And there may
be others who have, but who are without Thanksgiving plans this time around.
Would you consider hosting students (especially international students) who may
not yet have Thanksgiving invitations?If you're willing to include a peer or two for Thanksgiving this year,
please send an email to Jeffrey.firstname.lastname@example.org.
needed for AIDS in Developing Countries talk: On November 30, there will be a lunch-time talk at YDS about new ways
to help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries. There will be
presenters from Planned Parenthood and the Yale Dept. of Molecular
Biochemistry. If anyone has lived in/worked in/volunteered in a developing
country and would like to share their thoughts on either HIV/AIDS prevention or
women's rights in this country, please contact Anne at email@example.com,
YDS Christmas Party!The
Christmas party is coming up soon and we want (ok, need) YOU! To make this
party a success, we need many hands and joyful hearts to serve in pouring wine
or cleaning up after the party on Dec. 6. The more volunteers we can get, the more fun we'll all have. After all, in the words of
my mother, "many hands make light work!" If interested, e-mail Julia Schoenhals (Julia.firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Micah Luce (email@example.com).
It's not too late to join the
ALL SCHOOL CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE. We meet every MONDAY at in the Jonathan Edwards Diving Room.
The theme to this year's All School Conference is the "Prophetic
Voice." Please contact Martha Korienek (Martha.firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Angela Batie (email@example.com) with any
Lectures and Events
(Yale and New Haven)
Professor Mark Jordan at UConn-Stanford:On Tuesday November 15, 2005.The following events will be held:Informal discussion on
American culture and the idea of a theocracy entitled:"Why Queer Religion Must Be Forgotten" at
in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR).Also a lecture titled:
"Blessing Same-Sex Unions to Save Christian Marriage" at
in the Schreiber Reading Room.Mark
Jordan is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of
Religion at EmoryUniversity. He is the author ofThe Invention of Sodomy in Christian
Theology, The Silence of Sodom: Homosexuality in ModernCatholicism, The Ethics of Sex, Telling
Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and ChristianSpeech, and mostrecently
Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of
Christian Marriage.For directions call203-251-8400 or check http://www.stamford.uconn.edufurther information on these events,
contactProfessor Frederick Roden at 203-251-8559 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Health Works Out:
Healthcare Challenges throughout the Lifecycle: The first session in the
“Working Lives: Renegotiating Public and Private” series November 16, 2005.Panel Discussion preceded by appetizers
() at Rosenfeld Hall, Room 101. This
session addresses a variety of health infrastructures and their effectiveness in
creating health throughout the lifecycle. In a global context, health
disparities continue to grow often disproportionately affecting women, children
and the elderly. How can burdens of care be managed by addressing issues
of access (coverage, cost, location, availability)? How do current
national and global government-provided health systems, funding, and research
impact healthy lives? What possibilities exist for reform and what social
values play a role in prioritizing future plans?Brown Bag Discussion to
follow on November 17th from at McDougalCenter, HGS
119A.RSVP’S would be appreciated
for planning purposes at (203) 432-8847 or email@example.com.
The Formulations of Rabbinic Prayer:The Program in Judaic Studies at Yale
University presents Moshe Bar-Asher, Professor of Semitic Languages at Hebrew
University of Jerusalem, Jacob Perlow Visiting
Professor of Judaic Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale
University.The lecture, The
Formulation of Rabbinic Prayer will be delivered on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at in the WhitneyHumanitiesCenter,
Room 208 (53 Wall Street).This event is free and open to the public
ANTISEMITISM IN COMPARATIVE
PERSPECTIVE:A new seminar co-sponsored with the Institute
for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy
(ISGAP).This Thursday, November 17, 2005 from at ISPS, 77 Prospect Street, Room A001 (Basement
Level).This lecture will feature Barry Kosmin, Director, Institute for the Study of Secularism in
Society and Culture; Sociologist and Research Professor in Public Policy and
Law, TrinityCollege."Judeophobia and the New European
Extremism" an advance paper is available at http://www.yale.edu/isps/seminars/antisemitism/kosmin.pdf.Refreshments will be served.Free parking is available in Yale lots
located on Prospect Street after For
more information, visit the web site at http://yale.edu/isps/seminars/antisemitism
or call(203) 432-3052.
Caste and Christianity: On Being a Christian and a Dalit
- A historian and research scholar of society, culture, and religion in Asia,
Dr. Shashi Joshi has been a senior fellow of the NehruMemorialMuseum
and Library, the Indian Council of Historical Research, and the Institute
of Advanced Study.The lecture begins at on Friday, November 18
in OMSC Great Commission Hall, OverseasMinistriesStudyCenter, 490 Prospect Street, New Haven.
Bring a light lunch at
Coffee will be provided. For lecture details or directions, visit www.OMSC.org
(What's New?) or call (203) 624-6672, ext. 315.
(1324 Chapel Street, New Haven):The IBC Music Ministry will host:The Horn of Plenty Gospel Breakfast with eggs,
bacon, pancakes, sausage, Georgiahots, chicken, fish, grits, home fries, fruit, bread,
and beverages.This Saturday, November 19, 2005 from .Featuring the musical
talents of the IBC Choirs and the culinary expertise of Joe McCray and company.Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children
10 years old and younger.See any member
of the IBC Music Ministry or call (203) 787-2427.
Auburn Continuing Education
Programs - Auburn Seminary educates people to meet the challenges of
religious and public life through renewing church life and leadership,
increasing multi-faith understanding across lines of religious difference, and
strengthening theological schools through educational research and consulting. Auburn
contributes to and cooperates with the work of other institutions, including
congregations, seminaries, colleges, and religious and social agencies. It has
a special relationship with Union Theological Seminary in New
York, on whose campus it is located.We hope that you will join us for one or more
of the upcoming events at Auburn Seminary!
Seminar, Monday, November 14 or Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Journeys – Buddhism, An Experiential Approach
to Religious Diversity Education
November 17th, 19th and 22nd, 2005.
May Muslims Support Religious
Freedom? The Contemporary Debate - Dr. J. Dudley Woodberry, professor of
Islamic Studies in the School of Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological
Seminary, Pasadena, California, is editor of Muslim and Christian Reflections
on Peace: Divine and Human Dimensions (2005) and Muslims and Christians on the
Emmaus Road (1989). The lecture begins at on Tuesday, November 29th in OMSC Great Commission
490 Prospect Street,
New Haven. For lecture details or
directions, visit www.OMSC.org (What's New?) or call (203) 624-6672, ext. 315.
Pastors and Lay Leadership Conference:“Organizing for Justice:Reawakening, Reclaiming and Restoring the Village.”This conference is hosted by Samuel DeWitt
Proctor Conference, Inc. February 7-9, 2006 in Jacksonville, FL.For more information please contact the Samuel DeWitt Proctor
Conference, Inc. (773) 548-6619 or visit our website at www.sdpconference.info or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop on Fundamentalism: Political,
Religious, and Secular.It will take place as one of the many
workshops within the International Society for the Study of European Ideas
conference at the University of Malta. Given the complexity of the concept of Fundamentalism, this workshop
invites scholars to offer papers addressing theoretical, conceptual, social,
political, and religious issues surrounding the notion of Fundamentalism.
Please send paper proposals with a brief abstract to the contact below byDecember
15, 2005. Electronic
submissions are welcomed. Dr. Gerson
Moreno-Riano, DarvilleUniversity, Department of Social
Sciences and History.Tel: 937.766.3256Fax: 937.766.7583 or email email@example.com
(TPU) On-Line:The world’s
on-line university for peace and development studies announces registration for
the semester starting February 2006.TRANSCEND
Peace University (TPU), is the world's first ever global peace university for
policy makers, practitioners, scholars, students, UN staff and others working
in peace building, conflict transformation, post-war reconstruction, rehabilitation
and reconciliation, development, human rights, and other related fields.For more information or to apply on-line, please
visit www.transcend.org/tpu.Please note, the deadline for applications for
the February Semester is January 30,
Travel Fund:The Graduate and Professional Student Senate is now acceptingapplications to fund student's travel and
expenses for conferences thatwill
directly support their professional development. The maximum awardwill be $500 and can be used to cover flight
or other transportation,conference
fees, hotel costs, etc.Completed applications are due on NOVEMBER
18th at !!A few guidelines: the Conference Travel Fund
is open to graduate andprofessional
students, though preference will be given to professionalstudents. Graduate students who wish to
receive GPSS funding must firstapply
to the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) Conference Travel Fund andbe rejected.Preference
will also be given to those students who have been officiallyaccepted by conference organizers to present
a poster, paper, or otherwork.Please
email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
THANKSGIVING WEEK CELEBRATION NOVEMBER 21 & 22
& THEATRE TICKET COMBINATION SPECIAL: $20
BUY IN ADVANCE AT: McDougal Center Box office, , M-F
OISS, Student Life @ McDougal Center and Yale Rep. For more information see our website at http://www.yale.edu/graduateschool/studentLife.
FEAST Monday, Nov 21, HGS Dining Hall, 320 York St.You are invited to a traditional hot Thanksgiving Dinner, with
turkey, vegetarian entrees, and all the trimmings.Crafts and fun for the children too! Not
included in the Yale/HGS meal plan - everyone must purchase tickets to
attend.(Feast Tickets only $8
Adults, $4 Kids Aged 4-14, Kids under 4 free with adult ticket holder)(Feast and Theatre Ticket Combo $20).
DISCUSSION Monday, Nov 21, Rm 119, HGS, 320 York St.Come to an informal discussion of the Yale Repertory Theatre Play,
Safe in Hell before you go the next day.Learn about the Salem Witch Trials, Religion and Politics in America.
HELL @ YALE REP - THANKSGIVING THEATRE NIGHT Tuesday Nov 22, .Join us for a great evening of theatre with Amy Freed's
new comedy, Safe in Hell.It's 1692
and Salem, Massachusetts has a problem.See what happens in this retelling of
the Salem Witch Trial story.Also discuss
why this is a comedy, and what it might mean for us today.(Theatre Ticket only $15)
Food Drive Donations Welcome: In
addition, all dinner guests are encouraged to share in
this season of giving by bringing a can or box of nonperishable food for the
Drive. Food collected will be donated to needy people in New Haven through the
Connecticut Food Bank. Collection bins at the Thanksgiving Dinner and at McDougal Center room 123 HGS through November 30.
NorthAmericanAcademy of Ecumenists Announces 2006 Essay Contest:Students
in seminaries, theological schools and graduate schools ofreligion are invited to enter an essay
contest sponsored by the NorthAmerican
Academy of Ecumenists. The essay is to be based on the theme ofthe next NAAE conference set for September
“The Eucharist:Sign and Source
of Unity?” Web site: http://www.naae.net.The
winning essay writer will receive an award of $250, will attend the 2006 conference of the NAAE in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and may be invitedto
present a précis of the essay. Registration and travel expenses willbe covered by the Academy.
The YDS Initiative in Religion, Science & Technology,Graduate & Faculty Forum announces a Call for Papers! Works
by Yale Students, Faculty, and Staff are Invited.The
Yale Divinity School Initiative in Religion, Science & Technology (IRST)
invites Yale graduate students, research affiliates, faculty, and staff to
submit papers and/or projects illuminating the encounter of religion with
science & technology, for presentation at a Graduate & Faculty Forum on
Issues in Religion, Science & Technology.Deadline
for submissions: Nov. 23, 2005.With
presenters’ permission, the papers presented will be made available
internationally via the Initiative’s Website at yale.edu/divinity/religionandscience.Unpublished
papers, works in progress, and course projects are invited that can be adapted
to summary presentation in about 20 minutes, optionally via PowerPoint or other
multimedia delivery. In the case of projects that do not include a paper,
please submit an abstract of up to 300 words. IRST reaches beyond the DivinitySchool, inviting participation from across the
University.For more information email email@example.com.
Lindsay Fellowship for
Research in Africa:The Council on African Studies of the YaleCenter for International and Area
Studies invites applications for the Summer 2006
Lindsay Fellowship for Research in Africa competition.
The Lindsay Fellowship for Research in Africa supports grants
to graduate and professional students for summer research in order to increase
understanding of Africa among Yale students and faculty.
One or more fellowships of up to $3,000 will be awarded for summer travel and
field work expenses in Africa for relevant research,
study projects, internships or conferences (paper presentation at conference
required).Only applications submitted through
this database will be accepted in the 2006 competition. For more information,
visit the Council on African Studies website at http://www.yale.edu/ycias/african/
DEADLINE: , Thursday, March 2, 2006.
Sunday School Teacher: The
First Church of Christ, a UCC church located on the New Haven Greenin New Haven is seeking a
part-time (4-6 hours per week) Sunday SchoolTeacher. We are in the
process of revitalizing our Sunday School andare seeking the assistance
of a creative, nurturing, and enthusiasticteacher for our "One Room Sunday School".
We are looking to build astrong and exciting program that will help to meet the
needs of ouryoungest
members. While we have a current enrolment of 6-10 childrenwho range in age from to 10 years, it is our goal to increaseparticipation
and grow the program.Compensation, to be commensurate with experience andtalent as determined by the
Board of Christian Education, isapproximately $15-$20 per hour.Interested persons should submit
a resume and/or letter ofqualifications to Donna Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org
Storytelling Performance of The Gospel of Mark.The Whole Gospel, beginning to end, told from
memory by Rev. Bert Marshall.Find out
more: www.gospelofmarkalive.com.Plan a great event for your church!Lectionary Year B (Mark) is almost upon us!Call 413-243-1033 or 413-634-5799 email@example.com.
University Public Worship at
Battell Chapel: An ecumenical
worship service of the historic Church
of Christ in Yale.
on Sunday mornings. Church school/child care provided. Handicap
accessible. We welcome and support persons of any race, age,
nationality, physical ability, mental condition and sexual orientation.
The Methodist Society will be gathering for worship
and fellowship throughout the rest of semester and we invite you to join us as
often as you are able!Please join us at
the following times:
The Congregation, a DVD about Beth Stroud, whose credentials
were removed by the UnitedMethodistChurch.Check
it out!We have many videos/DVDs on
homosexuality related issues.
GAMES FOR THE WEEKEND:Bible Pictionary,
Bible Charades, Bible Baseball, Bible Mystery Events, 20 Bible Questions, Bible
Categories, Bible Dominoes, Bible Story Lotto—have fun with your friends, your
children, and have a hilarious M.Div educational
Advent-Christmas, Thanksgiving resources are
Tambourines:do you need to borrow rhythm instruments?Check them out in the MinistryResourceCenter.
WORKSHOP:Nov. 17, Characteristics of Mature
Christian Youth: Research onExemplary Youth Ministry
More workshops you can arrange “on your schedule”:Tell us what date and time are good for you:
Youth Ministry Shaped by Congregational Assets: Research Findings on
Exemplary Youth Ministry
Making and Using a Narrative Budget
of Mature Christian Youth: Research On Exemplary Youth
Easy, High Quality, Lay-led Adult Education
Implementing a Comprehensive Mission/Social Witness Ministry in the Congregation
Leading Bible Study Using Bible Dictionaries, Various Translations,
Assessment Tools for Congregations and Youth Ministry
Selecting Leaders in Congregations with Guaranteed Good Results
Listen to the Bible,
music, lectures as you commute:check