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Carolyn Sharp ’94 M.A.R., ’00 Ph.D., associate professor of Hebrew Scriptures, has been granted tenure on the Yale Divinity School faculty.  She is the first woman to be tenured in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible in the history of the school. In 2007 Sharp was honored with a Fortress Press Teaching Award.  In granting the award, Fortress called Sharp a “faculty leader” and a “superb teacher of teachers” who has “formed the basis of what many of her colleagues now do to inaugurate new teaching assistants into their own work.”

Amy Denney Zuniga ’05 M.Div. and her husband, Vince, are returning to the United States after three years of ministry in El Salvador.  Amy has accepted a position as priest-in-charge at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, effective after Christmas, in Hollister, CA, Vince’s hometown.

“'Weakness of will' is something we may also share with animals, but at least many humans regret such weaknesses, even when we cannot overcome them."  Margaret Farley, Gilbert L. Stark Professor Emerita of Christian Ethics, September 21, 2008, Waterbury (CT) Republican-American, in the article “The devil didn’t make them do it?”


"I am trying to understand why America thinks it's okay for a woman to go to four or five colleges before she got her bachelor's degree to compete with a black man who went to Harvard and graduated at the top of his class.”  Susan K. Smith ’86 M.Div., Sept. 22, 2008, The Hilltop Online (Howard University), in an article about a sermon Smith delivered at Howard.


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