Daily Archives: March 12, 2014

‘The fuel that ignites’

An update from Lael C Melville, PsyD, a 2016 M.Div. candidate and president of the Perkins Black Seminarians Association, who also is blogging at “Following the Passion of the Cross to El Salvador”: Now I lay me down to sleep, … Continue reading

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Our campus tour at UVA

Our final hours in Williamsburg flew by in a flurry of packing our scattered belongings and rushing to the gift shop for last-minute souvenirs. At 9:30, we shoved our suitcases in the back seat of the van and clambered into … Continue reading

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Seeing beyond the sites to the Passion

An update from Lael C Melville, PsyD, a 2016 M.Div. candidate and president of the Perkins Black Seminarians Association, who also is blogging at “Following the Passion of the Cross to El Salvador”: Each morning a faithful few (Dr. Recinos, … Continue reading

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Take the pledge to fight for freedom

An update from Kayla, a sophomore human rights and economics double major: The Civil Rights Memorial and Museum in Montgomery, Alabama, opened my eyes to what fighting for human rights is all about; it’s not doing something to make you … Continue reading

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Pilgrims Meet Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Graetz

An update from Melanie Johnson, coordinator in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs:

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“Sugarcoated”

An update from Karma, a junior majoring in political science and human rights, with a minor in law and legal reasoning: Throughout my experience as a human rights major, and especially throughout my experience on this trip, I have thought a lot … Continue reading

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The March Continues

An update from Celesstia, a senior political science and Spanish major with minors in philosophy and German: This trip has been more powerful than I anticipated. I knew that this would be a tremendous learning experience, but today I finally … Continue reading

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Walk and reflection

The day starts with a generous breakfast in the seminary’s large dining hall. Even with all the activity of the past days, a trend is apparent among many of us – the ample and tasty meals are definitely, shall we … Continue reading

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Keep marching!

An update from Bettye, who is earning her Master of Liberal Studies:

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