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Aloha! CST’s Annual Visit to Hawaii a Week of Friends and Fellowship

For one week at the end of September, CST's President, Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, and Vice President, Rev. Sharalyn Hamilton, visited our CST friends and supporters in Hawaii. Currently, 10 United Methodist Students from Hawaii attend CST. “We are committed to training leaders for Hawaii,” said Pres. Kuan. “So, it is important to stay [...]

2017-10-03T21:05:36+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Claremont School of Theology Reaches Highest-Ever Enrollment, Welcomes Most Diverse Class in School’s History

With the start of the Fall 2017 semester, Claremont School of Theology reached its highest-ever enrollment in the School’s history, welcoming 425 new and returning students, which surpassed the previous record of 418. The Fall class of 109 students is the second largest incoming class, and the most diverse class, in the School’s history. “I’m [...]

2017-09-21T18:07:48+00:00 September 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST Dean Elected to Influential Role in Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The journey into a life of ministry often begins by way of a “call,” usually from God. For Rev. Belva Brown Jordan, that call once again moved to the national/North American stage. As of July 2017, that includes being voted Moderator-Elect, during the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). It’s a volunteer [...]

2017-08-23T00:22:11+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

Claremont School of Theology is honored to introduce two new members of the CST family. Dr. Elizabeth “Liza” Anderson will serve as Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology and History of Christianity, and Rev. Alma Johnson-Hawkins will serve as Interim Director of Field Education. Liza Anderson is a historical theologian whose teaching and research interests include [...]

2017-08-11T17:43:44+00:00 August 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST and Willamette University to Explore Partnership

Salem, Ore. and Claremont, Calif., July 6, 2017 – Willamette University President Steve Thorsett and Claremont School of Theology (CST) President Jeffrey Kuan announced Monday that the two schools would begin the due diligence process to explore moving and embedding CST within Willamette University on its campus in Salem, Oregon. “Willamette and CST are both [...]

2017-07-06T23:54:48+00:00 July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Commencement Ceremony 2017

Claremont School of Theology graduated its largest-ever class, nearly 80 students, on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, 60 years after the first-ever graduating class at Claremont received its degrees (1957). This year's class also included CST's first round of Hybrid/Online graduates. President Jeffrey Kuan welcomed the graduates; Bishop Grant J. Hagiya, Resident Bishop, LA [...]

2017-06-13T20:37:03+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

President of Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School to Speak at CST Commencement 2017

Jihad Turk, founding President of Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School, will be the featured speaker at Commencement 2017 services for Claremont School of Theology.* Prior to founding Bayan, Pres. Turk served as the Imam/Director of Religious Affairs at the Islamic Center of Southern California, LA’s oldest and largest mosque. He is a sought after national [...]

2017-05-11T18:06:20+00:00 May 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST Professor/ Renowned Expert Helping Guide Museum of the Bible: “It Will Not Proselytize”

Claremont School of Theology (CST) is proud to announce that Dr. Marvin A. Sweeney – world-renowned Professor of Hebrew Bible at CST and Professor of Tanakh at the Academy for Jewish Religion, California (AJRCA) – is among a distinguished list of international advisors for the Museum of the Bible, opening to the public in November 2017. [...]

2017-05-05T22:27:45+00:00 May 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Claremont School of Theology President Pained and Disappointed by UMC Judicial Council Ruling

Dear Friends, Like many of you, I have been waiting anxiously for the Judicial Council’s decision on the election of our first openly gay United Methodist bishop, Bishop Karen Oliveto. Having been at the hearing on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, I wasn’t sure how the Judicial Council would rule on the matter. Unfortunately, I am [...]

2017-04-29T22:32:07+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Alumni/ae News, CST in The World, News|0 Comments

Celebrating CPS: One Woman. One Guitar. Vivid Stories. Original Music.

CST Post-Doc & Process Theologian holds benefit concert for Center for Process Studies Claremont School of Theology post-doctoral student, Sheri Kling, Ph.D., is performing a benefit concert for the Center for Process Studies (CPS) on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in Mudd Theater on the CST campus. The event is open to the [...]

2017-04-26T21:21:06+00:00 April 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments