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News of Theological Institutions
04 May 1996 20:38:41
96032 News of Theological Institutions
by Alexa Smith
RICHMOND, Va.--William A. Prosser has been named vice president for
administration and treasurer at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia.
Prosser has served for the past four years as vice president for finance at
St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, N.C.
AUSTIN, Texas--During the fall 1995 recess from Austin Presbyterian
Theological Seminary, Michael Jinkins, assistant professor of pastoral
theology, and Stephen Reid, associate professor of Old Testament, lectured
at King's College, University of London, and Ridley Hall, Cambridge. They
addressed: "God's Godforsakenness: The Cry of Dereliction as an Utterance
Within the Trinity."
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Funds for the $1.2 million Henry P. Mobley Chair in
Doctrinal Theology at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary have
been raised. Gifts were received from many churches, individuals,
foundations and corporations from across the country. The chair honors
seminary alumnus and lifetime board member Dr. Henry P. Mobley, now retired
and living in Louisville with his wife, Anne. Mobley's longest pastorate
was at Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville, from which he was
honorably retired in 1981.
CHICAGO--The Rev. H. Kris Ronnow, vice president for finance and operations
at McCormick Theological Seminary, has resigned his position after eight
years of service. Ronnow's resignation will become effective when a
successor has been found and the period of transition completed. Ronnow
plans to take a sabbatical from ministry for several months.
SAN ANSELMO, Calif.--A one-day seminar for church educators will be held
Feb. 15 at San Francisco Theological Seminary. Bernhard Anderson and
Denise Bowman will teach "The Creation Story and a Changing World." The
seminar is one in a five-part series offered at the school. On March 21,
the series concludes when Paul Maquelier Jr. explores "The Church and
Global Mission: New Times, New Call" and Karen Lemes and Rosemary Bell
present their church program. Single sessions cost $30.
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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