June 2020

Faculty Update

Ruben Habito in D Magazine Ruben Habito, Professor of World Religions and Spirituality, was featured in a story in D Magazine, “What Faith Looks Like Now: A Conversation About Meditation with SMU's Ruben Habito.” Read the story and see Habito’s video meditation here. Pope-Levison Prayer Priscilla Pope-Levison, Associate Dean for External Programs and Professor of Ministerial Studies, wrote a brief meditation for the National Council of Churches daily prayer website on May 20. Titled Deep, Deep Disorientation, the meditation [...]

2020-06-02T19:07:06+00:00 June 2, 2020|

Staff News

Retirees We'll Miss Sally Hoover retired as Interlibrary Loan and Reserves Assistant effective June 1 after 22 years of service in Perkins’ Bridwell Library. She managed the organization of Course Reserve materials and was responsible for lending and borrowing books and articles through interlibrary loan. Hoover was recognized at the May 14 online End of Year Gathering, where Anthony Elia, Director of Bridwell Library, offered words of praise.    Born and raised in Kansas, Hoover came to Perkins at the suggestion of Dr. Ken Hart, then the [...]

2020-06-02T19:07:13+00:00 June 2, 2020|

Alumni/ae Update

Pastoring a Vulnerable Population The Rev. Bryant Phelps (M.Div. ’17) was featured in a column in The Dallas Morning News recently about his ministry as a 29-year-old millennial shepherding a senior-citizen congregation in one of the Dallas County ZIP codes hit hardest by the novel coronavirus. “This pandemic has underscored, in a great way, the intersections of class, race, health disparities, power imbalance, ethics that – in addition to a respiratory virus – are asphyxiating entire subgroups of people,” [...]

2020-06-02T19:07:22+00:00 June 2, 2020|
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