John Wesley Hardt (1921-2017)
Bishop John Wesley Hardt (B.A. '42, B.D. '46), who served as the Bishop-in-Residence at Perkins from 1988-2000, died Sunday, June 18, in Dallas. Services are planned for Friday, June 23, at First UMC Dallas.
Answering God's Call
Committing to serve in God's ministry is a truly personal decision, and no two stories are alike. Watch as third-year Master of Divinity candidate Roy Atwood shares his personal account on being called to serve.
Programs in Church Management and Social Innovation and Nonprofit Engagement will be available beginning Fall 2017 to Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Master of Arts in Ministry (M.A.M.) students.
Dr. Hugo Magallanes, associate professor of Christianity and Cultures at Perkins, has been named director of the school’s Houston-Galveston Extension Program, effective June 1.
Dean Hill Responds
Dr. Craig C. Hill, Dean of Perkins School of Theology, offers the following statement to students, faculty, staff and alumni/ae in response to the recent Judicial Council ruling on Bishop Karen Oliveto.
Dr. Mark Chancey, a member of the Graduate Program in Religious Studies faculty, recently was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to continue his research on teaching the Bible in American public schools.
Called to Serve?
There's still time to apply for admission into the Fall 2017 semester! Our variety of degree programs and rich diversity of faculty members and research makes it the ideal place to begin your theological journey.
Pain in the Ancient Texts
Dr. Jack Levison of Perkins led a panel discussion March 30 focusing on what insight we can garner on handling pain from ancient texts such as Homer’s Iliad, the Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls.