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Houston faith leaders to examine personal faith in a multifaith society during annual gathering, featuring Dr. Robert Hunt and Dr. Gregory Han.
Statement on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Immigration Policies
A statement issued June 19 by executive board members of The Center for the Study of Latino/a Christianity and Religions, Perkins School of Theology.
Perkins Celebrates 2018 Graduates and Award Recipients
Seventy-five graduates of the Perkins School of Theology Class of 2018 were honored during the Celebration of Degrees and Academic Achievements on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Rev. Dr. William J. Abraham Receives SMU’s 2018 Faculty Career Achievement Award
Perkins professor, Dr. Abraham, is the recipient of the 2018 SMU Faculty Career Achievement Award for his extensive work and dedication to Perkins and SMU.
Hybrid Houston-Galveston Degree Program, Fall 2018
Students in Perkins' Houston-Galveston Extension Program will be able to earn the Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Ministry degree on-site through a groundbreaking distance-education program.
Perkins Faculty Honor MLK Legacy on 50th Anniversary of his Death
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Two Perkins faculty members share thoughts on his prophetic life and legacy.
Bridwell Library Renovation Moves Forward
SMU is announcing plans to move forward with renovation of Bridwell Library, one of SMU’s most visible libraries and one of the preeminent theological libraries in the country.
'Black Archives Matter' Initiative at SMU
Bridwell Library at Perkins School of Theology announces an exhibition of documents and images from the personal papers of Ernest T. Dixon, Jr., William Talbot Handy, Jr., and Rhymes H. Moncure, Jr.
Perkins Announces Partnership with Wesley House, Cambridge
Perkins School of Theology's partnership with Wesley House, Cambridge in England providing a unique international study opportunity for two recent Perkins graduates.
2018 Houston Lay School of Theology
Bishop Scott J. Jones of the Texas Annual Conference and Rev. Arthur D. Jones of St. Andrew United Methodist Church Plano, will present their recent book at the upcoming Houston Lay School of Theology.
Hogarth Exhibition Provides Glimpse of Wesley’s England
Print collection, on display in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall, shows artist's satirical look at 18th century Britain.
Jaworski to present Bolin Family Public Life Personal Faith Scholarship Lecture
Luncheon scheduled for noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 2, at the Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom at the Umphrey Lee Student Center on the SMU Campus.
In Spite of Struggles, Lamott Says ‘Hallelujah Anyway’
Perkins Fall Convocation with Anne Lamott, Amos Yong and N.T. Wright draws record-setting participation.
Perez-Greene Joins Perkins
Rev. Dr. Margot Perez-Greene, a higher-education professional with more than 20 years of administrative experience, has been appointed Associate Dean for Enrollment Management at Perkins, effective July 1.
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.
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.
Rev. Dr. Isabel Docampo, Professor of Supervised Ministry at Perkins, has been appointed by Dean Craig C. Hill to serve as director of the school’s Center for the Study of Latino/a Christianity and Religions.
Intern Program Addition
Rev. Dr. Charles L. Aaron Jr. (M.Div. ’85), an elder in full connection in the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church, has joined the Perkins staff as Associate Director of the Intern Program.
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.