Week starting Sunday, May 15
Preacher: The Rev. Jonathan Linman, Class of ’97
Director, Center for Christian Spirituality (2001-2009)
Professor of Ascetical Theology, General Seminary
Preacher: The Rev. Read more...
Sunday, May 7
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Friday, May 12
Sunday, April 30
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Saturday, May 6
Joshua A. Bruner was named the new Director of Communications for The General Theological Seminary in late March. Bruner is thrilled to join General’s staff, commenting, “While I have only been on the Close for about a month, I have been inspired by the passion and Spirit-filled movement of the community gathered here. There is an air of excitement, of joy, of resurrection. And it is a blessing to be a part of that.”
Bruner received his Master in Divinity from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale where he was particularly interested in Gender, Religion, and Culture. Read more...
This summer, The General Theological Seminary will offer six courses, including a broad range of subject matter. Additionally, in celebration of the 200th anniversary, the seminary invites alumni to come back to campus and audit a course with a 75% discount. Alumni may use the discount code: WELCOMEHOME2017
For more details on any of the courses, or to register – simply visit: http://www.generallearners.com.
Sunday, April 23
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Sunday, April 16
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Sunday, April 9
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Thursday, April 13
The Chelsea Square Conservancy of The General Theological Seminary will once again host its annual Garden Party, Thursday, June 22, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Attendees are also invited to join us for Evensong in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at 5:30 pm.
The Garden Party is a wonderful opportunity for the General community and our friends and neighbors to meet, mingle, and enjoy Chelsea Square. Read more...
NEW YORK CITY: On Tuesday April 11 at 4:30pm, The General Theological Seminary will host a celebration to honor the launch of Michael Battle’s newest monograph, Heaven on Earth: God’s Call to Community in the Book of Revelation. Battle will offer remarks and be available for conversation and book signing.
Desmond Tutu comments on Battle’s Heaven and Earth: “Michael invites the reader into the birthing process of heaven on earth. Read more...
The General Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the next recipients of its Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, to be conferred at the 195th Commencement ceremonies on Wednesday May 17, 2017. “Honorary doctorates of divinity (DD) include individuals who are called into the special ministry of leadership within the episcopacy, priestly service, and laity alike,” said The Very Rev. Kurt H. Dunkle, Dean and President. Read more...
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Tuesday, April 4
This was my first meeting of the Board of Trustee for The General Theological Seminary as a newly elected alumni trustee. Having served for several prior years on the Alumni Executive Committee and the Board Investment Committee, I came with reasonably current knowledge about the Seminary, but perhaps uncertainty about what the Board’s collective perspective about the future might be.
At this meeting, there were major developments on several fronts that connect the Seminary’s present with its trajectory for the future. Read more...
Adapted from the Episcopal News Service | February 6, 2017
The Rev. Dr. Stuart Hoke (S.T.M. ’96, Th.D. ’00, and Adjunct Professor of Pastoral and Ascetical Theology) was honored with the Samuel Shoemaker Award at the annual meeting of Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church (RMEC).
For the past 12 years, Hoke has pioneered the teaching of two recovery-related courses at General. The Very Rev. Ward B. Read more...
The most recent book from the Rev. Dr. Michael Battle, Professor of Church and Society and Director of the Desmond Tutu Center at The General Theological Seminary, has been published, and the release date announced.
Heaven on Earth: God’s Call to Community in the Book of Revelation
Much of the literature on the book of Revelation paints a frightening apocalyptic vision of the end times. Michael Battle offers an alternative look at Revelation in this new work, seeing it instead as a hopeful call to bring heaven on earth. Read more...
The chapel at St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s School in Manhattan has been renamed in honor of General Seminary Alumnus, the Rev. Canon Jay. H. Gordon (Class of 1962). Gordon served on the Board of Trustees of St. Hilda’s and St. Hugh’s for more nearly 30 years and acted as the Chair of the Board from 1989 until his retirement from the Board in the spring of 2016. Read more...
New for Spring 2017, The General Theological Seminary invites you to The Colloquy at General, a public conversation centering on the church in a changing world.
On selected Wednesday and Friday mornings throughout the semester, General will host an interdisciplinary range of scholars and practitioners who will share a paper, presentation, project, or performance and engage in a dialogue with the community.
The public is welcome at all events in the Colloquy. Read more...