2013 News and Events

2013 News and Events

:: "Fifty Women" – Exhibition in The Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries of Bridwell Library: through December 13, 2013
   This exhibition features more than 50 books from the late Middle Ages to the beginning of the twentieth century that were written, produced, owned, or inspired by women.

:: "Manuscripts in the Islamic Tradition" – Exhibition in the Bridwell Library Entry Hall: through December 13, 2013
   This exhibition features Bridwell Library’s collection of sacred Islamic texts. It includes richly illuminated manuscripts of the Quran, the illustrated Dala’il al-khayrat of Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli, and an early prayerbook for use during pilgrimage to Mecca.

:: Dr. Miguel H. Díaz Public Lecture: December 3, 2013
University Professor of Faith and Culture at Dayton University, and former United States Ambassador to the Holy See in Rome, Italy, presents “Revisiting the Garden of Eden: God, Communal Relations, and the Quest for Peace” in Perkins Chapel, 5:00 pm. Response by Dr. Charles E. Curran.

:: Annual Christmas Worship: December 5, 2013

:: Enneagram Workship: December 5–6, 2013

:: Dr. Miguel H. Díaz Public Lecture: December 3, 2013
   University Professor of Faith and Culture at Dayton University, and former United States Ambassador to the Vatican in Rome, Italy, presents “Revisiting the Garden of Eden: God, Communal Relations, and the Quest for Peace” in Perkins Chapel, 5:00 pm. Response by Dr. Charles E. Curran.

:: Seals Laity Award Nominations Deadline: December 2, 2013

:: Houston-Galveston Extension Program Hosts Lunch & Learn: October 28, 2013
    Featuring Dr. Robert A. Hunt: "Christian Leadership in a Pluralistic Society"

:: Bridwell Library Lecture by Dr. Robert A. Hunt: October 24, 2013
    "New Life for Old Islamic Manuscripts" | 4:30–5:30 pm, reception following

:: Perkins Hosts Pastoral Care and Family Systems Educational Events: October 22-23, 2013
    Featuring Bishop Teresa Snorton – "Family: Theological and Cultural Constructs"

:: Inside Perkins – Dallas: October 17–18, 2013

:: "Faith Calls Informational Lunch" – Faith Calls: Theological Programs for Young People: September 18, 2013

:: Inside Perkins – Houston/Galveston: October 7, 2013

:: Alaska Lay School of Theology: September 20–21, 2013

:: Inside Perkins – Dallas: September 19–20, 2013

:: Leadership Certificate in Preaching and Worship: September 16, 2013

:: "The End of Civil Rights in America? – Reflections on the Future of Economic Justice from the Perspectives of Law and Religion": September 6, 2013

:: Annual Conference Alumni/ae Gatherings: May-June 2013

:: Doctor of Ministry Information Session: June 26, 2013

:: Two "Journey Toward Ordained Ministry" Perkins Grads Featured in GBHEM News: June 26, 2013

:: Two new faculty members join Perkins starting fall 2013: June 25, 2013
    More information about the Rev. Tamara Lewis, instructor in Christian History
    More information about Dr. Natalia Marandiuc, assistant professor in Christian Theology

:: Bridwell Foundation Gives $7.5M for Library Renovation and Expansion: May 10, 2013

:: Bridwell Library Celebrates Digital Preservation and Access to Rabbi Levi A. Olan Recordings: May 5, 2013

:: Perkins co-sponsors SMU's 2013 Conference of the Professions
    "Shortcuts and High Roads": April 26, 2013

:: Perkins Youth School of Theology celebrates PYST Alumni weekend with fundraiser: April 20, 2013

:: Perkins faculty members participate in Embrey Human Rights Program Multidisciplinary Symposium
    on executions in Texas (4/15-18/2013)

:: Perkins School of Theology presents Scott Hawkins Lecture with James P. Byrd –
    "Sacred Scripture, Sacred War: The Bible and the American Revolution" [PDF] (4/10/2013)

:: Perkins Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy Receives Grant from United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (4/2/2013)

:: Perkins Youth School of Theology presents Spring Youth Forum (3/23/2013) 

:: Information Session for Prospective Houston-Galveston Area Students
    Inside Perkins at Houston-Galveston (3/11/2013)

:: Linda Marr, Dr. Kenneth and Lila Foree To Receive Seals Laity Award (3/9/2013)

:: "Walk and Roll" Prayer Service at Perkins (3/7/2013)

:: Perkins School of Theology hosts Dr. Edward Wimberly: 
    Fostering Resilient Marital and Family Relationships for the Twenty-First Century (3/4-6/2013)

:: Dean William B. Lawrence Delivers 2013 Perkins Lectures at First UMC, Wichita Falls, Texas (3/3-4/2013)

:: Public Lecture by Arlene Sánchez Walsh, visiting scholar at the 
    Center for the Study of Latino/a Christianity and Religions – 
    Parar de Sufrir: Health, Wealth, and Suffering in the Latino/a Religious Imagination (2/21/2013)

:: PUBLIC INVITED: Public Faith | Personal Life Colloquium with Jon Meacham (2/15/2013)

:: The Bolin Family 2013 Public Life | Personal Faith Luncheon, Lecture and Colloquium [PDF] (2/15/2013)

:: Community Hour at Perkins (CHAP) presents
   "The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness" [PDF] (2/12/2013)

:: 2013 Ministers Week (2/4-6/2013)

:: Roberto Escamilla and William K. McElvaney Receive Perkins School of Theology 
    2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award (2/4/2013)

:: A message to Prospective Perkins Students from Tracy Anne Allred, Director of Student Services:
    Deadline for merit scholarships is Feb. 1 (1/25/2013)

:: Robin W. Lovin, Cary M. Maguire University Professor of Ethics and former dean of Perkins, 
    honored at "Celebration of Ethics" Luncheon in Prothro Hall on the occasion of his retirement (1/24/2013)

:: Association of Professors of Mission and Perkins School of Theology present a seminar
   The Missional Congregation and the Future of the Church –
   What Church Leaders Should Know About Christian Mission in the Twenty-First Century
(1/23/2013)

:: Dean Lawrence named "Notable UM Newsmaker for 2012" by The United Methodist Reporter (1/4/2013)

:: Dean William B. Lawrence in the News