Ministers Week presents Walter Brueggemann
About Walter Brueggemann
Walter Brueggemann is the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament Columbia Theological Seminary.
He is a past president of the Society of Biblical Literature and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.
He has recently published Psalms: New Cambridge Bible Commentary with William Bellinger (Cambridge University Press), Sabbath as Resistance (Westminster John Knox Press), and Reality, Grief, Hope (Eerdmans Press).
For more information, please visit walterbrueggemann.com.
Perkins School of Theology is one of the 13 seminaries of The United Methodist Church and one of only five university-related United Methodist theological schools, located in the heart of Dallas, Texas, with an extension program in Houston/Galveston.
The faculty and staff of Perkins are committed to our mission of preparing women and men for faithful leadership in Christian ministry. Students study with a faculty, diverse both culturally and in theological perspective, in the school's graduate degree and certificate studies programs. Practical internships integrate classroom learning with hands-on ministry, and the world-renowned Bridwell Library offers students and scholars theological resources for pastors and scholars unrivaled in the United States. Faculty and practicing clergy also work together to offer continuing education for clergy and laity, as well as other programs such as the United Methodist Church's Course of Study school for local pastors.
Whether your vocation is as pastor, educator, musician, youth leader, missionary, scholar, or committed layperson, the faculty and staff of Perkins will work with you to gather the resources—spiritual, intellectual and financial—that will enable you to answer your special calling.
For more information, please visit smu.edu/Perkins.
Upcoming HPUMC Event
Faith Q's: Should the Old Testament matter to me?
Monday, February 8, 2016 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Join us a week after Brueggemann for our next Faith Q’s where we will explore the question: Should the Old Testament matter to me? Panelists include Rev. Dr. George Mason, Dr. Alyce McKenzie, Dr. Timothy Sandoval Rev. Danielle Shroyer, and Dr. Howard Cohen DDS.
This event will be held in Wesley Hall, on the HPUMC campus. It will also be streamed live at hpumconline.org.
Upcoming Perkins Events
Perkins Theolocial School for the Laity
March 3-5, 2016
Study the Bible theology and spirituality with Perkins faculty and guest speakers.
Speakers will include: Rev. Dr. Ella McDonald (Presiding Elder, AME Church), Rev. Larry James (CEO, CitySquare, Dallas), Alyce M. McKenzie (Le Van Professor of Preaching and Worship, Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, Director, Center for Preaching Excellence), Theodore Walker, Jr. (Assoc. Professor of Ethics & Society), and Sze-kar Wan (Professor of New Testament).
More information is available at smu.edu/perkins/ptsl.
November 15-17, 2016
Perkins welcomes N.T. Wright, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity this November.
Save the date! More information will be available soon.