Remembering Dr. Dale Brown

Dr. Dale Weaver Brown, 95, professor emeritus of history and theology at Bethany, died August 30, 2021. 

A member of the Bethany faculty from 1962-1994, Dr. Brown taught courses on Bonhoeffer, Brethren theology and history, and peacemaking, among other

Bethany Launches New Academic Year 

As the 2021-22 academic year begins, 32 new degree-seeking students are expected to join the innovative learning community of Bethany Theological Seminary.

Offering both in-person and distance learning options, the Seminary attracts students from across the U.S. as well as Nigeria, where the Seminary has built a

New Student Orientation

Orientation for new students at Bethany Theological Seminary and the Earlham School of Religion (ESR) is now underway. You can find details about information sessions to be held on Zoom and other helpful information on this webpage hosted

2021 Peace Essay Contest Winners

Bethany Theological Seminary has selected the winners in its 2021 Peace Essay Contest. Funded by the Jennie Calhoun Baker Endowment, the contest is open to students in graduate school, college, or high school. Cash prizes are awarded to the

Bethany Faculty and Students to Present at Annual Conference

Several faculty members and students from Bethany Theological Seminary will be presenting at the Church of the Brethren’s 2021 Annual Conference, which will be held entirely online this year. Below is a list of events featuring Bethany students or

Bethany to Welcome Students for In-Person Classes in August

Bethany Theological Seminary plans to offer face-to-face teaching and learning during the 2021-22 academic year. Beginning with the August intensive courses, teaching faculty will be in the classroom, offering courses that blend in-person and video conferencing options. This

Lilly Endowment Planning Grant to Bolster Antiracism Initiatives

Bethany Theological Seminary has received a $50,000 planning grant from the Lilly Endowment, which will bolster ongoing efforts to provide students with robust intercultural and antiracist learning opportunities. The grant was issued as part of the Endowment’s Pathways

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Celebrating Our Graduates

Bethany Theological Seminary will celebrate the classes of 2020 and 2021 during its Academic Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 8, at 11 a.m. (Eastern time). A small audience will gather in person in Nicarry

Students Engage with Dr. Drew Hart on “Igniting Antiracist Activism”

During the last week of classes of the 2020-2021 academic year, Bethany Seminary students had the opportunity to attend a multi-seminary conversation entitled “Igniting Antiracist Activism,” featuring Dr. Drew G.I. Hart. Bethany students joined peers from McCormick Theological Seminary

New May Intensive Course Links Visual Art and Christian Life

Bethany is introducing a new May Intensive course that will explore the spiritual nature of Modern and Contemporary works of visual art — some explicitly Christian, some not — found both in secular art galleries and in the church. The