2012 News and Events

:: Dean William B. Lawrence In the News

:: Bridwell Library Exhibitions:
   August 20 – December 14, 2012: “Early Methodists and Their Books," Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries
   September 4 – December 7, 2012: "Books in the Jewish Tradition," Bridwell Library Entry Hall

:: Video Features Perkins | SMU Community Garden (Dec. 12)

:: 2012 Christmas Worship in Perkins Chapel (Dec. 6)

:: The Global Theological Education program of Perkins School of Theology, with the Memnosyne Foundation, welcomes Bhikshuni Losang Trinlae for a lecture: "Practical Theology for Community Service: Building Effective Inter-religious Coalitions" (Nov. 29)

:: Brad R. Braxton Inaugural Lecture as Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics - Video and Media Release (Nov. 5)

:: Art & Soul 2012 Hosts Chanticleer at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe in the Dallas Arts District (Oct. 28)

:: Craven Wilson Lecture series features Dr. Daniel Ramirez (Oct. 8)

:: "Elections and the Common Good" - a Dallas Morning News Texas Faith Public Forum hosted at Perkins (Sept. 27, 2012)

:: Jaime Clark-Soles, associate professor of New Testament, featured in documentary, "Hellbound?", with live Q&A after local screening (Sept. 22, 2012)

:: Brad R. Braxton, Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics, speaks at National Press Club (Sept. 21, 2012)

:: Elaine Heath, McCreless Associate Professor of Evangelism and Director of the Center for Missional Wisdom at Perkins School of Theology, speaks about her book, "The Gospel According to Twilight: Women, Sex, and God," at Abilene Christian University's Summit (Sept. 16-18, 2012)

:: Perkins Student Brandon Lazarus  at TEDxSMU (Sept. 21, 2012); featured in The Huffington Post (Sept. 19, 2012): "47 Percenter Seminarian: Christianity Teaches That 'People Are Entitled to Food'")

:: Perkins student Yvette Blair-Lavallais featured in a Sunday Dallas Morning News article, "Job losses in Great Recession spur North Texans to reinvent themselves" (Sept. 9, 2012)
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:: D. Max Whitfield, former Bishop of the New Mexico and Northwest Texas Conferences of The United Methodist Church, serves as Bishop-in-Residence (Sept. 1, 2012)

:: Evelyn L. Parker, associate professor of Practical Theology at Perkins School of Theology, at World Council of Churches Central Committee meeting (Aug. 28 - Sept. 5, 2012) at Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolympari, Greece.

:: Brad R. Braxton appointed Lois Craddock Perkins Professor of Homiletics  (June 1, 2012)

:: 2012 Perkins Grad Ella Luna "Sees Miracles Amid Diversity" (May 11, 2012)

:: Charles M. Wood, Professor Emeritus of Christian Doctrine elected vice-president and president-elect of the American Theological Society.

:: Lecture Sponsored by Bridwell Library: Dr. William B. Taylor, Placing the Cross in Colonial Mexico (March 22, 2012)

:: William E. “Bill” Turner receives 2012 Woodrow B. Seals Laity Award (Mar. 3, 2012)

:: Perkins Student Christ Christopher O'Riley featured in Daily Campus article on Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance: "Reliving the Dream" (Feb. 26, 2012)

:: Theology on Edge: A Critical Path for the Church in Latina Perspective (Feb. 20, 2012)

:: Dr. Elsa Tamez Visits Perkins School of Theology (Feb. 15-16, 2012)

:: Public Life / Personal Faith Lecture (Feb. 10, 2012)

:: Faculty Recital by associate professor of Sacred Music Christopher S. Anderson (Feb. 7, 2012)
   Job, by Petr Eben, Performed on Fisk Pipe Organ in Caruth Auditorium

:: Mouzon Biggs, Jr. Receives Perkins Distinguished Alumnus Award (2/6/2012)