Fall 2001
Volume 6 Number 1

Dining in Style
In May the Seminary’s annual dinner to honor graduates featured great food, a live jazz band, and, as is tradition, servers from among the Seminary’s administration, faculty, and staff. more

Jonathan Edwards for Today’s Church
According to PTS professor Sang H. Lee, there is a resurgence of interest today in Jonathan Edwards, the passionate religious visionary of America’s Great Awakening. more

PTS Hosts International Theologians
Princeton Seminary hosted the International Reformed Theological Institute’s biennial conference, whose theme was “Faith and Ethnicity,” in July. Seventy scholars and pastors from thirteen nations, including the Netherlands, South Africa, Indonesia, Ghana, Hungary, Romania, Germany, Australia, and the United States, attended. more

Trustee News
Ralph M. Wyman of Greenwich, Connecticut, has retired after twenty-five years of service on the Board of Trustees. more

Easter Octave Celebration
On the Sunday after Easter, Miller Chapel was filled with songs and reflections of Easter celebration. more

Culture on the Quad
Teresa Kim, M.A. senior and organizer of April’s Culture on the Quad, said her passion for this event that showcases a variety of ethnic food and art intensified when she was asked last year, “Why do we do this anyway? What’s the point?” Kim wondered, prayed, and then realized, “This is a time when we are able to celebrate the diversity on this campus and, even more, God’s creativity.” more

Princeton Seminary Receives Copies of Hymnbook from Jesus’ Time
In May Princeton Seminary became, according to PTS New Testament professor James H. Charlesworth, “a major documentary repository for the study of the Psalms of Solomon—a hymnbook from the time of Jesus and Hillel.” more

Hispanic Lay Pastors Graduate
The Institute for the Preparation of Lay Pastors, one component of PTS’s Hispanic Leadership Development program, graduated its first class on May 5. The eight graduates were cheered on by 250 people who came to celebrate with them. more

Hispanic Theological Initiative Gives Next Round of Fellowships
Mayra Rivera, a first-year Ph.D. student at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, is one of the students who received a 2001-2002 fellowship from the Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI). more

Philadelphia Pastor Elected Trustee
Deborah McKinley, Class of 1982 and pastor of Old Pine Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, was recently elected to a three-year term as a PTS alumni/ae trustee. As such, she will preach in Miller Chapel at the trustee meeting this fall, be appointed to one or more board committees, and represent the perspective of alumni/ae, by whom she was elected. more

Art Exhibits at Erdman Gallery
Erdman Gallery is pleased to announce the following schedule for the 2001-2002 exhibition season titled, “Remembrance.” All are invited to these displays demonstrating the connections between memory, the present moment, and the ineffable wonders of our world. more

Miller Chapel Restoration Honored
The Historical Society of Princeton, New Jersey, awarded PTS a certificate of “Recognition for Restoration and Adaptation” for the newly renovated Miller Chapel, calling it “an example of the successful combination of restoration and response to an intellectual program requiring significant alterations." more

Kay Vogen Retires with Warm Memories of PTS
When she came to Princeton Seminary in 1976 on a one-week, part-time Kelly Girl assignment, Kay Vogen had no idea that it would be another twenty-five years before she left. more

Retirement Won’t End Ministry for Dick Gronhovd
Since graduating from Princeton Seminary in 1962, Dick Gronhovd has never left the ministry. And he never plans to. After earning an M.Div. (’61) and a Th.M. (’62) at PTS, he pastored churches in California and Washington for thirty-three years before returning east to join the Seminary staff. more

Longtime Custodian of Hodge Hall Retires
Hector Pagan, who moved to New Jersey from Puerto Rico in 1986, was for fourteen years the custodian of Hodge Hall, a building that houses both faculty offices and student dorm rooms. more

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In This Issue


Meeting at the Edge of Continents
Proclaiming the Gospel in a Wired World


From the President's desk
Letters to the Editor
Student Life
On & Off Campus
Outstanding in the Field
Class Notes
Investing in Ministry
inSpire Staff
End Things
inSpire Archives