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Perkins School of Theology presents numerous lectures, conferences, and service events throughout the year. Feel free to review the many news articles and join us for events.

Perkins in the News.

A diverse quartet of academics and theologians headlines the 2023 Perkins Fall Convocation, scheduled for Nov. 13-14 at SMU. This year’s theme – “How We Engage the Bible” – focuses not only on our ability to read and interpret the Scriptures but also how we can employ that understanding in your ministry context, whether you are a clergy or a layperson.

September 28, 2023

The Lilly Endowment-funded initiative at Perkins School of Theology, “Testimony HQ,” has selected 11 congregations for the third and final cohort of developing thriving congregations through the practice of testimony as community engagement.

September 27, 2023

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