Anderson University School of Theology honored Rev. David Coolidge with the 2012 Distinguished Ministries Award, Dr. Neil Snarr with the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, Rev. Shannon New-Spangler with the 2012 Distinguished Young Alumni Award, and Rev. Don Taylor with the 2012 Distinguished Service Award at the annual SOT Alumni & Friends Awards Luncheon on Monday, June 25.
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Dr. James Lewis, associate dean and professor of theology and ethics at the Anderson University School of Theology, has contributed his knowledge and research on ethics and African-American history to a recent publication, the Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics. Published in December 2011, the Dictionary is a compilation of articles and essays that address the issue of how Scripture should impact everyday ethical issues.
Much talk and energy have been devoted lately to discerning the "future of the seminary" in North America. That future is uncertain, with many theological institutions facing financial difficulties and steadily declining enrollments. The larger challenge, however, may be cultural. If seminaries hope to survive, they will have to adapt to a changing world.
“I was just amazed to hear the news,” the now-award-winning photographer said. “What an honor.”
During Saturday’s graduation service, Settlemeyer was one of four to receive an honorary degree, along with Charles Dickmann, Frank Campbell, and Johnny Wilson.