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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

President Stands, Again, for LGBTQIA Rights and Equality

Claremont School of Theology’s President Stands, Again, for LGBTQIA Rights and Equality in The Church and Around the World Claremont School of Theology’s President, the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, is one of hundreds of thousands of clergy and laity of The United Methodist Church watching what is happening in the UMC regarding its views [...]

April 26th, 2017|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 [...]

April 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Claremont School of Theology and University of the Pacific Working Together

Schools Sign Cooperative Agreement Re: Religious Education Continuing its dedication to creating a difference for the world we live in, Claremont School of Theology announced its latest cooperative agreement in theological education. The agreement will allow Religious Studies majors at University of the Pacific (UOP), in Stockton, California, to complete a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree [...]

April 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST Student Featured in Documentary & Discussion at Chapman University

Lara McKinley & her dog, Corpsman, leading, learning, and loving Claremont School of Theology is honored to support our student, Lara McKinley, as she is profiled in the documentary, Corpsman, a senior thesis work of Chapman University student Amanda Larsh. The Documentary Senior Thesis Screening – Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at [...]

April 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments