Reflections on God, After Auschwitz

Andrew M. Davis, a Ph.D. student at Claremont School of Theology, is one of 12 seminary and divinity school students, and early-career clergy, who participated in a two-week program sponsored by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) in Germany and Poland this summer. The program uses the [...]

August 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST President: We Must Unmask and Stand Against White Supremacy

I have lost count of how many times Claremont School of Theology, our partners, and I have had to write a letter like this… a letter denouncing hate. And here we are, again. The kind of hateful rhetoric and disgusting action that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend is absolutely, unequivocally repugnant and unacceptable. And [...]

August 14th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

June 9th, 2017|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

Four CST Doctoral Students Receive Prestigious Fellowship Award

Four CST Doctoral Students Receive Prestigious Fellowship Award, Three Are Practical Theologians Claremont School of Theology is pleased to announce that four of the School’s doctoral students are 2017 Fellows of The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE). Three of the students – Marlene Ferreras, Jeongyun Hur, and Joung Chul Lee – received fellowship awards for their [...]

May 30th, 2017|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 [...]

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. [...]

May 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

In Memoriam: Rev. Susan Root – A Love Story

Claremont School of Theology (CST) is mourning the death of our alumna, Rev. Susan Christine Root (CST ‘93) who died in January. Services for Susan, 57, followed in mid-February. Click here to read the Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier article. Her life story, love story, and CST story are woven together. “Susan graduated from Chapman College [...]

May 3rd, 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 [...]

April 29th, 2017|Alumni/ae News, CST in The World, News|0 Comments