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News of Theological Institutions

Date 04 May 1996 20:36:42


95336            News of Theological Institutions 
                          by Alexa Smith 
AUSTIN, Texas--Dr. Harry Smith has been appointed as the Jean Brown 
Visiting Scholar for 1995-96 at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 
according to Randal Whittington, director of public relations. A former 
president of Austin College and recipient of the General Assembly's 1994 
Higher Education Award, Smith will teach "The Church's Role in Higher 
Education:  Past, Present and Future" and will serve as a resource to 
faculty and other seminary constituencies. 
PITTSBURGH--Three continuing-education courses will be under way at 
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary through October.  Carrington Lee Bailey, 
spiritual care coordinator for the Hospice of Central Virginia, will teach 
"Spiritual Care of the Dying" from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 5. 
Pauline Rovkah, piano soloist and faculty member of the Jewish Community 
Center Music School, will offer "Theology and the Arts:  Moussorgsky's 
'Pictures at an Exhibition'" at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9.  L. Serene Jones, 
assistant professor of theology at Yale Divinity School, will teach 
"Calvin, Feminism and the Church Today" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Louisville Theological Seminary's Graduate Studies Program 
has slated "The Limits of Dissent:  Theological Disagreement in the Church" 
as a course for doctor of ministry students and as a ReflecTime. The Rev. 
John Burgess, associate for theology, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), will 
teach the Jan. 22-26 course.  ReflecTime tuition is $150; D.Min. tuition, 
$210 per credit unit. 
PRINCETON, N.J.--Princeton Theological Seminary began its 184th academic 
year Sept. 12th with an opening convocation in Miller Chapel on the 
seminary campus. Seminary president Thomas W.  Gillespie delivered the 
convocation address. One hundred fifty-five new students will enter the 
master of divinity program this fall, which is the basic professional 
degree for ministry. Princeton Seminary was founded in 1812 by the 
Presbyterian Church. Its over 9,000 alumni/ae serve in churches across the 
United States and around the world. 

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