2021 Peace Essay Contest Launched

The Peace Studies program at Bethany Theological Seminary is now accepting entries for its 2021 Peace Essay Contest. Made possible by the Jennie Calhoun Baker Endowment, the contest has a deadline of May 15, 2021.

Ottoni-Wilhelm Named Journal Editor

Dr. Dawn Ottoni-Wilhelm, Brightbill professor of preaching and worship, has been appointed Senior Editor of Homiletic, the leading journal of the Academy of Homiletics.

Her responsibilities include overseeing its semi-annual publication, receiving and moderating the jurying of scholarly articles,

Bethany Student Publishes Poetry Collection

Julia Baker Swann, a student in the Master of Theopoetics and Writing program, has published a book of poetry entitled The Moon is Always Whole as part of the DreamSeeker

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Bethany Seminary Welcomes Applications from International Students at Brethren Colleges 

Bethany Theological Seminary has taken steps to make advanced education in biblical and theological studies accessible and affordable for international students who graduated from Brethren colleges. 

Under a newly approved policy, the Seminary

Bethany Seminary Freezes Tuition for 2021-22

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn, Bethany Theological Seminary has chosen to freeze its tuition rate for the 2021-22 academic year. Bethany tuition is an exceptional value at $500 per credit hour or

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Bethany Announces New and Reaffirmed Trustees

Bethany Theological Seminary is welcoming Dr. Richard Rose (pictured) as member of its Board of Trustees. He will serve a five-year term as an at-large member.

Current Trustee John Flora has agreed to

A New Academic Year Begins

Bethany Theological Seminary is opening the 2020-21 academic year with an increased overall enrollment, including many new residential students relocating to the Richmond area.

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Bethany Seminary Details Reopening Plans

Bethany Theological Seminary has announced details about reopening its campus, with plans to resume in-person classes in late August 2020. Since mid-March, Bethany Center has been closed to students and all employees have been working almost exclusively from home

Grant to Support Collaboration and Reflection

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion has awarded a $5,000 small project grant to faculty members at Bethany Theological Seminary and Columbia Theological Seminary. The grant will support collaborative reflections on teaching and learning

Condemning Racism and Working for Change

June 4, 2020

President Jeff Carter sent the following letter to Bethany Theological Seminary’s students, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and friends.

Dear Bethany Community,

There is a particular privilege in silence.

The issues are too complicated to fully understand, so we stay silent.

We