Press Clippings

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Former PSR trustee Karl Irvin Jr. dies

Stockton Record, Stockton, CA
March 10, 2010

Former PSR trustee Rev. Dr. Karl Irvin Jr. passed away on March 8, 2010.

Seminary as an "encore" career

Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA
February 28, 2010

PSR alum Gary McAnally (MDiv 2008) is highlighted in this article about baby boomers and "encore careers" later in life.

B.A.R. highlights PSR student and CLGS

Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco
February 11, 2010

The Bay Area Reporter highlights the American Prayer Hour held at PSR on February 4, sponsored by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry. PSR MDiv student Monica Cross is mentioned in the piece and is pictured with Rev. Debra Haffner.

PSR alum on Japanese internment

The Tribune, San Luis Obispo, CA
January 31, 2010

At the outbreak of the war with Japan, PSR alum George Aki was studying at PSR to be ordained a minister in the Congregational Church. This piece discusses his experience at interment camps and his work towards the creation of the Martin Luther King Jr. scholarship program in San Luis Obispo.

PSR alum advocates Haiti relief

The Huffington Post
January 20, 2010

PSR graduate Anne Dilenschneider writes about opportunities for hands-on relief to Haiti after the 7.0 earthquake there.

PSR alum writes on parsonage and personal space

Fidelia's Sisters, a publication of the Young Clergy Women Service
December 31, 2009

PSR alum Nicole Lamarche writes about the balance between inviting parishioners into her home and maintaining a semblance of privacy.

CLGS coordinator writes on election of first lesbian bishop
December 13, 2009

Rev. Irene Monroe, coordinator of the African American Roundtable of PSR's Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, writes about the recent election of the first lesbian ordained bishop in the Episcopal Church.

PSR alum quoted in article on social justice

Contra Costa Times, Oakland, CA
December 10, 2009

PSR alum Rev. Marjorie Wilkes is quoted in this article.

PSR visiting professor quoted in article about HIV/AIDS

Religion Dispatches
December 1, 2009

Dr. Beverley Haddad, a PSR visiting professor from South Africa, explains the barriers to halting HIV and AIDS in South Africa and imagines a "life-giving" theology that would validate, not persecute, those living with HIV and AIDS.

PSR mentioned in article about Christians dispelling HIV/AIDS myths

The Christian Post, Washington DC
December 1, 2009

Pacific School of Religion is recognized for its efforts on World AIDS Day 2009.