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News of Theological Institutions
04 May 1996 20:32:38
95363 News of Theological Institutions
by Alexa Smith
RICHMOND, Va.--The Rev. James W. Dale has been appointed as the new
director of admissions at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. A Union
graduate, Dale received the doctor of ministry degree there in 1980,
received the master of sacred theology degree from Yale Divinity School and
studied at the University of Paul Valery in Montpellier, France. He has
taught English and French at the Zaire Protestant Seminary in Kinshasa,
DUBUQUE, Iowa--During the first week of August, 19 members of the
Presbyterian Mariners began a remodeling project on the campus of the
University of Dubuque Theological Seminary -- a house at 1249 McCormick
Street. The Mariners have undertaken similar projects across the United
States since the organization's founding in 1981.
DECATUR, Ga.--An immersion week focusing on spirituality will be under way
Feb. 11-16 on the campus of Columbia Theological Seminary as part of the
seminary's new three-year program in spiritual formation. Academic
criteria for the spiritual formation certificate includes the immersion
week, six elective courses, a practicum and a pilgrimage to Israel. For
more information, telephone (404) 687-4557.
AUSTIN, Texas--"Theological Anthropology and The Psalter" was the
convocation address delivered by Dr. Stephen Reid, associate professor of
Old Testament, at the beginning of Austin Theological Seminary's academic
year. The incoming fall class has 55 new students.
PITTSBURGH--Nancy W. Dickey, M.D., practicing internist and vice chair of
the board of trustees of the American Medical Association, will lead a
forum, "Delivering Health Care in the Brave New World," focusing on the
delivery of health care, particularly to the indigent, on Tuesday, Oct. 24,
at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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