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Beeson announces addition of two Old Testament professors
Chip Hardy will join Beeson Divinity School’s faculty as an associate professor of divinity, while Alex Kirk will join as an assistant professor of divinity. Both men’s areas of focus will be in Old Testament and Hebrew.
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Beeson professor Pasquarello to retire at end of year
After six years of teaching at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School, Mike Pasquarello announced he will retire at the end of the 2023-24 academic year.
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Celebrating Grace: Eastman points students toward Christ in Biblical Studies lectures
Susan Eastman, associate research professor emerita of New Testament at Duke Divinity School, led students and guests through the book of Romans in this year’s Biblical Studies Lectures, held at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School.
 
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Ripkens share “non-negotiables” from persecuted church
As part of the Global Voices lecture series at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School on March 14, Nik and Ruth Ripken shared lessons they learned from the persecuted church after interviewing more than 600 persecuted believers in more than 70 countries.
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Beeson’s Center for Women in Ministry to host event focused on early church mothers
The Center for Women in Ministry at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School will host an event on March 22 titled, “Learning from Our Church Mothers,” showcasing the lives and work of some of the leading women of the early-church era.
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Beeson to host inaugural preaching conference in honor of Robert Smith Jr.
In April, Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School will host its inaugural preaching conference, honoring the legacy and ministries of longtime Beeson professor Robert Smith Jr. as he prepares to retire.
 
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Remembering Timothy Keller Affirms Samford’s Mission
On the night of Feb. 20, the Samford University community gathered in Reid Chapel for Remembering Timothy Keller: An Evening with Collin Hansen. The 13th annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series delivered on its promise to provide this year’s attendees with an intimate look into the life and legacy of one of the 21st century’s most influential church leaders, Rev. Timothy Keller.
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The Problem of Evil is Always Personal: How Lament Invites Us into Deeper Hope
Emily Knight, Beeson's recruitment coordinator and alumni relations officer, recently wrote a post for the North American Mission Board, "The Problem of Evil is Always Personal: How Lament Invites Us into Deeper Hope."
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The Gospel Coalition features Robert Smith Jr.
The Gospel Coalition recently published a story about Robert Smith Jr., the Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School, detailing God's faithfulness in the midst of personal tragedy and reflecting on his life and career as he prepares to retire at the end of this academic year.
 
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Robert Smith records audio Bible
Beeson professor Robert Smith Jr. recently recorded an audio version of the ESV translation of the Bible.
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SBC president encourages students, community to pursue unity
Southern Baptist Convention President Bart Barber spent time Feb. 12 encouraging Beeson Divinity School students and preaching about building unity.
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“The Best Story to Tell” – Recapping the Conger Lectures
Pastor Jeremy Treat shared lessons with Beeson students and guests on how to preach Christ in a post-Christian context during the recent Conger Biblical Preaching Lectures.
 
 

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