Category: On Holy Hill

Preserving a 1602 English Bible

It’s Preservation Week for libraries across the United States! This year, we want to provide a glimpse into the crucial preservation work happening every day at the Bishop Payne Library by our book conservator, Beth Lewis. Today, Beth is working on preserving a 1602 English Geneva-Tomson New Testament from the library’s rare books collection. This […]

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Unpacking: A Suitcase, A Worship Experience

My suitcase is unpacked, clothes folded and returned to my dresser drawer, passport carefully tucked away … but I am still unpacking our time leading a conference with over 350 Wagogo pastor spouses several weeks ago on the campus of Msalato Theological College. I am still unpacking the beauty of their faces, the rhythm of […]

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What Happens When Women Gather

Over the four Fridays of March, VTS’ online publication On Holy Hill will hear from Ebonee Davis, archivist for the African American Episcopal Historical Collection and the Rev. Dr. Susan Lukens ’11. Ebonee will share details about her trip to visit the Diocese of Tanganyika, Tanzania’s women’s conference. Stay tuned for more by visiting VTS.edu […]

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Shining a Light on the Church in Tanzania during Women’s History Month

Over the four Fridays of March, VTS’ online publication On Holy Hill will hear from Ebonee Davis, archivist for the African American Episcopal Historical Collection. Ebonee will share details about her trip to visit the Diocese of Tanganyika, Tanzania’s women’s conference. Stay tuned for more by visiting VTS.edu each week or follow the hashtag #TZWomenVTS […]

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Introducing a New Department – Lifelong Learning!

In the Fall of 2016, Dean Markham invited me to assume a yet-to-be-defined Associate Dean position in which I would assume oversight of the Center for Liturgy and Music and of the Office of Lifetime Theological Education, in addition to my existing role as Director of the Center for the Ministry of Teaching. In short, […]

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VTS Announces Symposium on Carvings from Assyrian Temple

In August of 2019 Virginia Theological Seminary will host an international symposium “The Reliefs of Ashurnasirpal II: Architecture, Iconography, and Text.” Under the direction of J. Caleb Howard, Ph. D., visiting professor, the participants will present cutting edge scholarship on carvings from the palace, temple, and related buildings of the ancient king from Nimrud. Dr. […]

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VTS Announces Vocations Scholarship Fund

When Virginia Theological Seminary’s admissions director Derek Greten-Harrison looks over the incoming class, he sees a diversity of spiritual and intellectual promise. He also sees debt.     “Often our applicants look financially okay on paper,” he says, “but there are things such as student loan debt which the financial aid metrics don’t take into account.” According to Forbes, the class of 2016 graduated with an average student loan […]

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Future LGBT Priests: Advocates for Christian Orthodoxy

This article was originally published in the Sewanee Theological Review, a publication of the School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South. It has been republished here with permission. Ian Markham and Paul Moberly Mazariegos We do not claim to be professional sociologists. We concede right at the outset that the sample size is […]

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