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President Kuan on the Future of Global Methodist Education

President Kuan calls United Methodists to uphold the heritage of Wesleyan education and is supported by the United Methodist General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM). Read Greg Bergquist, Acting General Secretary of GBHEM's statement and President Kuan's paper on The Future of Global Methodist Education. 

2019-08-30T17:37:30+00:00August 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to CST Alumna and Board Member

Congratulations to CST Alumna and Board Member, the Rev. Dr. Sharon Rhodes-Wickett, '78, '81, on her new appointment as the California-Pacific Conference’s Interim Executive Director of Connectional Ministries! Bishop Grant Hagiya, '77, '78, said, "Sharon brings such a wealth of ministry experience and wisdom that I am so excited that she has agreed to serve [...]

2019-08-28T19:27:13+00:00August 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

In Memoriam of Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord

It is with deep sadness that we received the news of the death of the Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord, ’99, Claremont School of Theology’s recipient of the 2010 Alumna of the Year award. Dr. Guibord, the founder and President Emerita of The Guibord Center – Religion Inside Out, died on August 15, 2019.  Gwynne was [...]

2019-08-19T21:59:37+00:00August 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

CST Alumnus Dr. José Franciso Morales Named Acting President of DSF

The Disciples Seminary Foundation has named CST alumnus, the Rev. Dr. José Francisco Morales, Jr., as its acting president, replacing the Rev. Dr. Jon Berquist. CST President Kuan affirms that Claremont School of Theology highly values its sixty-year relationship with Disciples Seminary Foundation, saying, “Over the decades we have partnered in educating hundreds of religious [...]

2019-08-09T23:06:21+00:00August 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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|6 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