Tag Archives: Faculty

Opportunities to Meet Professor Candidates

Three candidates to be our new Church History professor will visit GTS in the coming weeks and you have an opportunity to meet them.

Each will give a lecture on a Friday morning and will follow with lunch with students – you and your classmates.  Please take this opportunity to show these candidates that we have a vibrant and interested community of learners here at General.  Read more...

Two Classes Begin Next Week

The Michaelmas 2012 Module-2 (m-2) classes begin the week of Monday, October 22nd. Each is a six-week course.

PT11: Change and Conflict Management in the Church, taught by C.K. Robertson, starts on October 22nd at 6:30 p.m in the Seabury Close Room.

CS100: Shepherding Transformation: Leadership for Change, taught by President Lowrey, starts on October 23rd at 1:30 p.m in Sherred 1B.


GOE Prep Session Schedule

General Ordination Examinations (GOE) prep sessions have been scheduled.  All persons taking the GOE this winter should attend these prep sessions.  Note also that the sessions will also be available after the scheduled date via video on the website:

Date:                   Time:                         Location:                      Lecture:

Oct. 17                11:00am                    Seabury Aud.               Mullin– Church History

Oct. 24               11:00am                     Seabury Aud.               Neville– Church History

Nov. 7                 11:00am                    Seabury Aud.               Moore- Liturgics



Rubin Museum University Open House Weekend – Free Admission for Students Sept. 8-9

Greetings from the Rubin Museum of Art, we are pleased to invite you to our University Open House Weekend: September 8th and 9th – 11:00 am –  6 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Free museum admission for all students, faculty, and staff with a valid college or university ID!

Bring your college ID to the Rubin Museum of Art during our University Open House and you will gain free admission to the museum and the chance to explore the art, culture, and sacred traditions of Himalayan Asia.    Read more...

A Season for Renewal – Engaging the Bible in Mainline Churches

The New York Theological Seminary on Riverside Drive will present a forum titled: A Season for Renewal: Engaging the Bible in Mainline Churches on Monday, June 18th at the American Bible Society Auditorium, 1865 Broadway, from 1:00 – 5:30 pm.  Lunch will be provided but reservations are required.  Our own Dr. Deirdre Good will be a panelist.  Season for Renewal Flyer – Jun 2012


Thursday event: “Not for Solace Only . . .”

On Thursday, 12 April, Fr. Andrew Wright, an M.Div. graduate of General and a current Th.D. student, will defend his dissertation, “Not for Solace Only: Real Presence and Eucharistic Intimacy.”

Doctoral students are invited to the defense in the 21st Street Room at 1:30pm.
At 3:30pm, Fr. Wright, then Dr. Wright, will make a presentation of his work to the entire GTS community in the combined 21st Street / Close Room.   Read more...

GTS Faculty on the Road

The seminary’s faculty enjoy engaging the wider church through guest teaching, preaching, and retreat and quiet day leadership. Here are a few of their upcoming events you may attend.

Sunday, February 12, 10am
Amy Bentley Lamborn
Spiritual Issues in Mental Health
Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas, TX

Sundays, February 12 & 19, 10:00am
Robert J. Owens
The Meaning of the Lord’s Prayer
Grace Church, New York City

Wednesday, March 14, 7:00pm
Clair McPherson

Sacred Space: A Conversation
Oratory Church of St. 

Faculty Candidate Visits

The first of several visits this winter by candidates for our open faculty positions will occur on Thursday, 15thDecember.  The search committee has invited Mr. Kenneth Reynhout to the Close that day to meet further with students and faculty with respect to his application for our professorship in Systematic Theology and Ethics.  Students are invited to have informal lunch discussion with him in the Refectory, and faculty are invited to a reception with him late that afternoon.   Read more...

Faculty Note

Dr. Elisabeth Koenig, Professor of Ascetical Theology, gave a retreat day entitled “Discernment for All of God’s People” for members of the three Commissions on Ministry (lay, diaconate, and priesthood) of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, on October 2, 2010 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Morristown, New Jersey.  She also presented a paper called “Spiritual Formation at General Seminary” for The Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality’s workshop:  “What Is Meant by ‘Spiritual Formation’ in the Shaping of Religious Leaders?” at the American Academy of Religion Annual Conference on October 29, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.   Read more...