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In Memoriam of Rev. Dr. F. Thomas Trotter

It is with deep sadness and heartfelt appreciation that we at Claremont School of Theology (CST) acknowledge the life, legacy, and death of the Rev. Dr. F. Thomas Trotter, 93. Dr. Trotter died late Friday evening on July 26, 2019. The Rev. Patricia Farris, Chair of CST’s Board of Trustees, reflects, “Tom Trotter was a [...]

2019-07-31T23:02:12+00:00July 31st, 2019|News|4 Comments

New Book by Roland Faber

The Ocean of God conveys the proposition that the future of religions, if they will not want to contribute to the destruction of humanity, will become transreligious. Based on the assumption that the spiritual impulse of humanity cannot simply be eradicated, religiosity will persist in transreligious forms, as secularizations, naturalizations and transhumanist dreams only envision such [...]

2019-07-24T22:52:16+00:00July 24th, 2019|CST Professors, News|0 Comments

CST Students and Alumni/ae Excel

CST students and alumni/ae continue to be recognized for their scholarship and potential. Congratulations to four of our Ph.D. students on their honors: Aizaiah Yong and Saul Barcelo received 2019-20 HTI/Lilly Dissertation Fellowships, Jessica Chapman received an FTE Fellowship Award, and Clemette Haskins was a selected participant in the Wabash Teaching Seminar for Doctoral Students. [...]

2019-07-24T16:28:27+00:00July 24th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News, Student Stories|0 Comments

Congratulations to CST’s Largest and Most Diverse Class in History

Congratulations to CST’s largest and most diverse class in the school’s history! We are proud of the love and justice each of our alumni/ae put in the world. Indeed, graduates of CST are the embodiment of hope in a world rife with division. Last May, 104 students representing thirteen different countries from across the globe [...]

2019-07-24T16:21:59+00:00July 24th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

CST Library Opens Access to Theological Scholarship

Thank you to CST’s incredible library staff for making scholarly content freely accessible to a global audience. In cooperation with librarians from other seminaries, the CST librarians led the development of the world’s first entirely open-access library in religious studies, boasting more than 180,000 e-books and hundreds of thousands of articles. The Open Access Digital [...]

2019-07-24T16:20:23+00:00July 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Welcome José Morales and Andrew Schwartz

Welcome new professors José Francisco Morales Torres and Wm. Andrew Schwartz! You may know Dr. Morales and Dr. Schwartz in other roles, but they will now also serve as CST faculty. Dr. Morales, in addition to his role as Director of Pastoral Formation at Disciples Seminary Foundation, will also serve as Assistant Professor of Historical [...]

2019-07-24T16:18:43+00:00July 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

CST Students Present at International Conference

Last spring, with the encouragement of Professor Deepak Shimkhada, four CST students – Jamie Mills, Fiona McMillan, Sundus Jaber, and Taylor Remington – presented at the South Asian Studies Association Conference (SASA) held in Claremont. SASA celebrates South Asia by bringing in scholars from around the world to present their work and art. This year’s [...]

2019-07-24T16:37:12+00:00July 24th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News, Student Stories|0 Comments

CST-Bayan Press Release

July, 2019 More than ten years ago Claremont School of Theology (CST) began work to desegregate theological education and to solidify its decades-old interreligious commitment – part of which included partnering with the Islamic Center of Southern California to incubate Bayan Claremont in 2011. Undoubtedly, both institutions have benefited greatly from this partnership during these past 10 years. [...]

2019-07-24T18:29:25+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Welcome Sue Park

The Office for Advancement and Communications and the Office for International Relations welcomes our newest staff member, Rev. Dr. Sue K. Park, ’17. An ordained Presbyterian, pastor and scholar, Sue brings a depth of experience, leadership, and scholarly inquiry to the Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship position. She says, “I love stories. If there [...]

2019-05-20T21:25:43+00:00May 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to This Year’s CST Distinguished Alumni/ae

Congratulations to this year’s Distinguished Alumni/ae Award honorees. We are proud of the love and justice each of our alumni/ae expresses in the world. Indeed, graduates of CST are the embodiment of hope in a world rife with division. For our Distinguished Alumni/ae Award, we seek nominations from alumni/ae, faculty, and staff to find people [...]

2019-05-07T22:40:22+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments