Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has called the Reverend Bridgett A. Green as assistant professor of New Testament, effective January 1, 2019. A doctoral candidate at Vanderbilt University, Green earned her bachelor's degree (psychology, Spanish) from Davidson College (2000) and her Master of Divinity degree (pastoral care, and New Testament studies) from Princeton Theological Seminary (2005). Her dissertation title is "Luke 18:1-30: The Kingdom of God and Social Relationships."
Austin Seminary holds commencement exercises for the Class of 2018. Thirty-five students received degrees in four academic programs; several graduates were given awards by the faculty.
Austin Seminary graduating senior Chelsea McCutchin has been selected to receive the 2018 Chidester Preaching Award. The $5000 prize is made possible by a gift from First Presbyterian Church in Malvern, Arkansas.
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Poetry for Living
Associate Dean Paul Hooker has a new book of poetry, released on May 2: Days and Times: Poetry from the Liturgy of Living
Deep in the heart of Austin!
Austin's indie pop band Wild Child entertains this week at Blues on the Green in Zilker Park.
Alumna leads the church!
Rev. Cindy Kohlmann (MDiv’99) was elected with Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri to be Co-Moderators of the 223 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, held this year in St. Louis.
Rigby publishes new book
We're pleased to announce the newest book by Cynthia Rigby, Austin Seminary's W.C. Brown Professor of Theology, Holding Faith (Abingdon Press).