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Dr. Cecelia Ann Walker named 2024 Beeson Alumna of the Year
Cecelia Ann Walker, executive director of chaplaincy and clinical pastoral education for Brookwood Baptist Health, has been named the 2024 alumna of the year for Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School.
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Beeson holds preaching conference to honor Robert Smith Jr.
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School held a preaching conference April 29-30, bringing in guest speakers and panelists while paying tribute to the preaching and teaching ministries of Beeson professor Robert Smith Jr., who retired at the end of this academic year after 27 years of service to the school.
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Samford Through and Through: Bass Family Continues Legacy at Samford
After spending much of their childhood on Samford's campus where their father Jonathan teaches history, the three Bass children have forged their own paths as Samford students.
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Beeson a “place of flourishing and ministry” to new graduate’s family
As he walked around the Samford University quad a few days before graduating from Beeson Divinity School on April 26, memories flooded Josh Hedrick’s mind.
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Finding Her Voice: Beeson graduate tells her story of God’s faithfulness
A graduate of both Samford University and the university's Beeson Divinity School, Morgan Champion has learned to live with cerebral palsy and to advocate for others with disabilities inside the church.
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Beeson celebrates spring commencement with 22 graduates
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School celebrated spring commencement on April 26, awarding degrees to 22 students and praying over them as they continue to follow God’s call on their lives.
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A Preaching Life: Robert Smith Jr. reflects on life and ministry upon retirement
As he prepares to sail the "uncharted waters" of retirement, renowned Beeson professor and preacher Robert Smith Jr. reflects on his life and ministry.
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“Preach the Word!” Massey Award winner charges peers to have courage in ministry
Jesse Carr, this semester's recipient of the James Earl Massey Student Preaching Award, preached during Beeson Divinity School's April 16 chapel service, where he and other award winners were honored by Beeson faculty.
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Beeson's Global Center Hosts Timothy Tennent for World Christianity Focus Week
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School recently hosted World Christianity Focus Week, which emphasizes Christian missions and ministry efforts around the world.
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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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