Thomas H. Troeger: between the life of the imagination and the life of God
From earliest childhood, Thomas H. Troeger received a daily double theological blessing: His mother would read from the Bible to him and he’d listen with his father to Bach, Handel, or Haydn. That double exposure helped forge his attitude toward Christian faith and his vocational identity, too. Today, whether as a widely recognized hymn writer, preacher, homiletics professor, theologian, poet, musician, columnist, or author, Troeger keeps a lively connection between the life of the imagination and the life of God.
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Meet Dean Sterling in Los Angeles, March 11 - 12
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With Flying Colors: The Hot Air Ballooning Adventures of Lisa Huck
That's right: Lisa Huck can fly. As registrar of Yale Divinity School, Lisa Huck is well known as the keeper of permission slips and all forms of paperwork, but she does not become buried under the papers on her desk. On weekends, Huck may be spotted floating high above Southern New England in a brightly colored hot air balloon: Huck is a licensed hot air balloon pilot. >Go to story
Mormon students amidst "friends of their faith" at YDS
Like many students accepted at Yale Divinity School, Erik Yingling ’14 M.A.R. anticipated his New Haven life with both joy and fear. Together with the excitement to learn under renowned professors came the anxiety of constantly fielding questions about his academic background, his family, and his faith. Yingling, along with several other YDS students, belongs to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Together at the Table: YDS students, New Haven community celebrate food justice
Attracting more than 350 people, Nourish New Haven, a food justice conference, connected leaders across the Yale and New Haven community. The conference included discussions, workshops, films, and--of course--good food. >Go to story
Allan Boesak: "The coming of justice requires social inversion"
The Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak, a South African liberationist theologian and minister known by many for his leadership against apartheid and for serving as president of the World Alliance of Reform Churches, is not one to shy away from speaking and preaching the truth of justice and reconciliation. His February visit to YDS was no exception.>Go to story
A rare viewing of rare Bibles for YDS community
Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library opened its doors for more than 100 students and faculty from the Divinity School who headed downtown to see some of Yale’s oldest printed Bibles--outside their cases. “This is a Halley’s comet moment,” Bruce Gordon, Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History, wrote in his invitation to the community, referring to the rare opportunity to see the pages of the Gutenberg Bible turned.>Go to story
2013 Summer Study Program
Yale Divinity School's 2013 Summer Study program features 15 stimulating courses taught over two five-day sessions. Courses are organized under weekly themes: "Bible Study and Interpretation Week," June 10-14, and "Tools and Timely Topics Week," June 17-21. Joining the line-up for the first time this year are courses offered by Senior Professors John and Adela Collins and a Youth Ministry Initiative program.
Explore the Summer Study Course Listings: http://summerstudy.yale.edu/
Register online at: http://www.regonline.com/summerstudy2013
Convocation & Reunions 2013
Save the Date —October 23-25, 2013
Historic Beecher lectures, faculty talks, timely panels, and much more. Classes celebrating reunions include:
1953 — 60th
1958 — 55th
1963 — 50th
1967, 1968, and 1969 Cluster Reunion
1982, 1983, 1984 Cluster Reunion
1988 — 25th
2002, 2003, 2004 Cluster Reunion
2009 — 2013 Recent Grads
If you would like to be involved in planning your class reunion, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org