A new season is here and with it comes a new series of lectionaries and sermons given by Dr. Barbara A. Moore, Dean of the Program for the Study of Women and Gender in Church and Society and Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology.
To view Dr. Moore's Lectionary for September 2015, click here:
Click here to view Dr. Moore's September 2015 sermon:
On Tuesday, October 29th, WHEC-TV News10 interviewed CRCDS Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies Dr. Mark Brummitt regarding the Big Bang theory and Pope Francis' remark that "evolution is not inconsistent with the notion of creation."
Speaking at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pope made comments which experts said put an end to the “pseudo theories” of creationism and intelligent design. Dr. Brummitt commented on the Pope's statement.
If you are interested in discussing thought-provoking issues like these, you won't want to miss Dr. Brummitt's "Stories of Creation: Adam, Eve and Frankenstein (RE CS 262) beginning in January. It's easy to audit a class! Click here for information:
Dr. John R. Tyson, Professor of Church History and Director of Methodist Studies at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, received excellent reviews for his newest book, The Way of theWesleys: A Short Introduction in Patheos magazine: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/bibleandculture/2015/04/25/the-way-of-the-wesleys-an-excellent-primer/ The 212-page book offers an intriguing introduction to the main teachings and practices of both John and Charles Wesley and is available in the CRCDS bookstore. To purchase a copy, please call (585) 340-9601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Faculty, students, staff and friends gathered at a book signing in April to celebrate the publication of Dr.Tyson's book. Congratulations, Professor Tyson!