Press Clippings

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The 2010 Bishop Melvin Talbert Award for Racial Justice presented to PSR Faculty

The United Methodist Church News, Sacramento, CA

Doug Adams Gallery in the Badè Museum mentioned in article

j. The Jewish News Weekly, San Francisco, CA
June 24, 2010

The article mentions that the “Echoes and Fragments” show is on display through Aug. 27 at the Doug Adams Gallery in the Badè Museum, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley.

PSR MDiv Student Receives Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Award

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, San Diego, CA
June 15, 2010

PSR student Miak Siew (MDiv) is one of the 14 winners of the inaugural Scholarship & Mentorship Program for Religion and Theological Study awarded by the HRC.

Part of the mentorship program includes the Summer Institute, which is an intensive five-day institute for 14 participants studying LGBT issues at the master’s and doctoral level. This year the Summer Institute will be held at Vanderbilt University School of Divinity in Tennessee.

PSR Alum's ordination featured in hometown paper

Corvallis Gazette-Times, Corvallis, OR
June 12, 2010

PSR Alum Eric Eide (MDiv 2010) will be ordained into ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at First Christian Church, Corvallis, during the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday.

PSR Alum gives Pride Sermon at the Washington, D.C.-based First Congregational Church

Fall Church News-Press, Falls Church, VA
June 9, 2010

PSR Alum Nicholas F. Benton (MDiv 1969) gave a sermon entitled, “What Now Lazarus? Beyond Pride and Equality,” at the Sunday services of the Washington, D.C.-based First Congregational Church on Sunday, June 13, as part of Capital Pride Sunday.

PSR Alum gives baccalaureate address at Linfield College

Yambill Valley News Register, McMinnville, OR
May 28, 2010

This article announces that PSR alum Rev. Stephan Ross, pastor of McMinnville United Methodist Church, gave the baccalaureate address. It’s titled “Life Interrupted” at Linfield College.

Former PSR Staff and Current GTU Doctoral Candidate Writes Article About Expelled Ugandan Bishop's Visit

Religion Dispatches Magazine, San Francisco, CA
May 28, 2010

Richard A. Lindsay, former PSR media relations staff and current doctoral candidate at the GTU wrote an article about Bishop Christopher Senyonjo's visit to San Francisco and PSR.

Rev. Dr. Jay Johnson, an Episcopal priest and Director of Academic Research and Resources for the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at PSR is also quoted in this article.

PSR 2010 Graduate quoted in hometown newspaper, Tupelo, Miss.
May 24, 2010

New PSR alum Brad Corbin (MDiv 2010) is quoted in this article about returning home to Mississippi to serve the Methodist Church and how the church needs to adapt to help others during the recession.

Former visiting professor of Islamic studies featured in a short video
May 23, 2010

Mahmoud Ayoub, former visiting professor of Islamic studies and comparative religion at PSR does a video discussion/interview - "WHAT IS ISLAM: BY DR. MAHMOUD AYOUB WITH JAMAL BELICA"

PSR Alumnus Featured in TV News Story on SF Night Ministry

NBC Bay Area (KNTV)
April 28, 2010

PSR graduate Thom Longino (MDiv '04) an associate pastor at San Francisco Night Ministry, is featured in this local news segment on "The Church's night shift."