News PhotoNew year, new books from YDS faculty

In 2013, the faculty of Yale Divinity school published textbooks and translations, memoirs and monographs, on everything from historical patriarchs to contemporary preaching. The Yale Divinity School Student Book Supply is excited to share some brief comments on the published work of faculty from the past year. Though only a snapshot of the far-ranging research and scholarship of all YDS faculty, we proudly present these publications from 2013 and early 2014 with special honor.

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Yale Indian Papers Project brings testimony of marginalized people to the Quad
Article graphicThe Yale Indian Papers Project has moved to the Sterling Divinity Quadrangle. From the heart wrenching to the mundane, and from the personal to the politically significant, YIPP research has revealed details about Native American life in New England that were nearly wiped from history. The records by, for, and about the native people of New England recorded in the papers and associated documents lend great depth to otherwise lost tribal heritage for researchers and tribal members. >Read more

Melanie Ross: defying the evangelical-liturgical dichotomy
Article graphicMelanie Ross, assistant professor of liturgical studies, is also a kind of translator, an interpreter between two Christian worlds: the evangelical and the mainline. Each has much to contribute to the future of church, she says, but each labors under misconceptions about the other. There's too much tension and tug-of-war, too much polarized thinking.
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What's new with you? YDS wants to know!
Class Notes 2014 will be published on the YDS website in April 2014 and we'd love to include news from you! The Office of Alumni Relations invites you to submit your news and any updates online here by March 1st. For any questions about Class Notes, please contact Stephen Hagerty, our Alumni Special Projects Coordinator, at stephen.hagerty@yale.edu or 203-432-4791. We'd love to hear from you!

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Feb. 4-6: Taylor Lectures in theology
Event Photo Cyril O'Regan, Huisking Professor of Theology at Notre Dame will deliver the 2014 Nathaniel W. Taylor Lectures in theology. O'Regan specializes in the intersection of religion and literature, mystical theology, and postmodern thought. The three-part lecture series will take place February 4-6, 5:30-6:30 in Niebuhr Hall and will be broadcast via Livestream
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The Elephant in the Room: Conversations about Race with Youth
Event PhotoEvelyn Parker, Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University will give a lecture that focuses on ecclesial, anthropological and practical ways to tackling the tough topic of race with youth. The lecture begins at 12:30pm on February 5th. The lecture is part of the 2013-2014 Youth Ministry: Now program, a series of monthly luncheons and lectures on the foundational issues of ministry to youth. RSVP required; email kelly@youthministryinitiative.org or join us online at Livestream. >More Info

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