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Date 05 May 1996 08:37:58


                          by Alexa Smith 
RICHMOND, Va.--The University Senate of the United Methodist Church has 
approved Union Theological Seminary in Virginia for the training of United 
Methodist ministerial students.  The action, taken in late June, came after 
a recommendation by the University Senate's Commission on Theological 
PITTSBURGH--Dr. Linda  Day will join the faculty of Pittsburgh Theological 
Seminary as an assistant professor of Old Testament in the fall.  A native 
of Minnesota, Day is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church 
through the Minnesota Annual Conference. 
PASADENA, Calif.--James D. Guy has been appointed dean of the School of 
Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary, taking office on July 1. 
Archibald Hart, dean since 1983, elected to return to research, teaching 
and writing.  Guy comes to the new post from Biola University, where he was 
vice president for university services. 
SAN ANSELMO, Calif.--On Sept. 23, the San Francisco Theological Seminary 
Auxiliary will present a day-long workshop on the 1995-96 Horizons Bible 
study for Presbyterian Women entitled, "Glimpses of Home:  Biblical Images 
of the Realm of God," in Alexander Hall.  Eugenia A. Gamble, author, is the 
featured speaker. 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Three new members have been elected to the board of the 
Louisville Theological Seminary, an endowment program for the study of 
religion, which recently expanded its focus beyond American Protestantism. 
New board members are:  Ana Maria Pineda, associate professor of pastoral 
theology and director of Hispanic ministry at the Catholic Theological 
Union of Chicago; Cyprian Davis, professor of church history at St. Meinrad 
School of Theology; and Thomas L. Hoyt, Jr., presiding bishop of the Fourth 
Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. 

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
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