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Christian Theological Seminary Awarded Transformation Grant to Fight Stigma of HIV/AIDS

Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) has been selected as  a Transformation Grant recipient in a new phase of funding from the Gilead COMPASS Initiative®. The $100,000 grant will support the Mixed Methods Preaching Conference, presented by the Seminary’s PhD in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric program. Planned for Spring 2022, the conference will address how […]

Prof. Courtney Buggs Finishes First Year as Visiting Assistant Professor of Homiletics

Rev. Dr. Courtney Buggs joined the CTS faculty in 2019 as Visiting Assistant Professor of Homiletics, having been awarded a prestigious Louisville Institute postdoctoral fellowship. Prof. Buggs has quickly become an integral part of the CTS community, bringing her wide-ranging experience and expertise to the life of the seminary. She begins the second of her […]

CTS Honors its 2020 Graduates in Unexpected Ways

Like so many other schools, colleges, and seminaries, Christian Theological Seminary had to adjust its annual commencement ceremonies this year, but the administration, staff, and faculty worked hard to honor its 2020 graduates. Although pre-commencement events and the annual graduation reception were canceled, CTS marked the occasion by sending each of the graduates a party […]

Kerry Connelly Publishes New Book about Racial Justice

Religion News Service has just published a new article by Kerry: “How white spirituality, religious or not, allows racism to grow.” Kerry Connelly, MDiv student, recently celebrated the publication of her new book, Good White Racist?: Confronting Your Role in Racial Injustice. The book, published by Westminster John Knox, was released on March 17 of […]

Faith & Action Project Emergency Grant Recipients on WFYI’s “All IN”

In April, the CTS Faith & Action Project provided $75,000 in emergency relief grants to seven organizations whose work to reduce poverty in Indianapolis includes mental health services and family stability measures. Read more about this here. On May 18th, Lindsey Rabinowitch, Program Director of the Faith & Action Project, was joined on WFYI’s “All […]

CTS Faculty Recommend Summer Reading

Summer often provides an opportunity to catch up on some backlogged reading. Since there are never too many recommendations, we checked in with several members of the CTS faculty to see what they are reading and what they have recently written. President David M. Mellott Recent/current reads: Ezra Klein, Why We’re Polarized (Simon & Schuster, […]

Rev. Nathan Day Wilson to Participate in Seminar about Christian Witness in an Interfaith World

Château de Bossey, Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland – Rev. Nathan Day Wilson, Director of Communications at CTS, will participate in an extensive seminar program on “Equipping Each Other for Christian Witness in a Multi-cultural and Multi-faith World” at the Ecumenical Institute de Bossey from August 5-15, 2019. The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey is the international center for encounter, […]

One-of-a-Kind PhD Program Welcomes New Students

Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) announces members of the second cohort of students for the Ph.D. in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric program. Alongside the members of the first cohort of this unique doctoral program, these twelve new scholar-practitioners will ignite a preaching renaissance to revive Christianity in America in the 21st century. The diverse […]

Alumni: Connect Students and Audit a Course for Free

Attention CTS alumni! Help us connect with future students and audit a class for free! #CTSConnect Do you know anyone who might be interested in becoming a student at CTS? Right now, any CTS alum referring a prospective student who ends up enrolling will be able to audit any one of the five fall semester […]