On behalf of the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (CRCDS) community, Rev. Angela D. Sims, PhD announces the passing of two esteemed former faculty members.

Rev. Richard A. Henshaw, PhD passed away on October 16th. Dr. Henshaw was named CRCDS Faculty Emeritus after many years as professor of the Old Testament. The family is planning a memorial service for spring, and we will share service information when it becomes available.

Dr. James A. Sanders passed away on October 1st. Dr. Sanders served as the Joseph B. Hoyt Associate Professor of Old Testament Interpretation from 1954 to 1965. He became a leading light in Biblical studies with a brilliant career of research, which included pioneering work with the Dead Sea Scrolls. To read more on the life of Dr. Sanders, click the link: https://diocesela.org/obituaries/james-alvin-sanders/.

Our hearts and prayers are with Dr. Henshaw’s and Dr. Sanders’s family during this difficult time.