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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Call for Papers: “Religion and Animal Protection” (Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics)



The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics (OCAE) is launching its annual summer school in 2014 to take place in Oxford, England.  The OCAE seeks papers from academics worldwide to be published as part of a book… Continue reading

Learning How to Build Church Mission: New D.Min. Specialization in Pastoral Planning and Church Management

David-B-Couturier1Guest post by The Rev. Dr. David Couturier, OFM.Cap.,
Visiting Professor of Pastoral Planning and Church Management

Churches today will continue to face unprecedented changes in demographics, culture, economics, social views and religious attitudes. Pastoral leadership will be characterized… Continue reading

GTF Faculty Profile: Dr. Michelle Foote Pearce, R.N., Professor of Psychology and Health Care

Professor of Psychology and Health Care


Doctor of Ministry (Graduate Theological Foundation)
Associate Certification in Logotherapy, Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy
Master of Science in Nursing (Yale University)
Master of Arts (Trevecca Nazarene University)… Continue reading

INTERVIEWS: Students and alumni discuss their scholarship, ministry, and explain why they chose the GTF


What’s YOUR story?  Contact us to let us know how your education at the Graduate Theological Foundation has impacted your professional ministry or continuing studies.



Read about several other GTF alumni by visiting our Alumni Profiles.



OXFORD WEEK: Successful doctoral defense by Ms. Ozge Alkanat at Christ Church, Oxford


Graduate Theological Foundation president, Dr. Kendra Clayton (left) with Dr. Ozge Alkanat (right) following Dr. Alkanat’s successful doctoral defense at Christ Church, Oxford

We have been hosting doctoral defenses this week in Oxford during the Oxford Theology Summer School. … Continue reading

OXFORD WEEK: Successful doctoral defense by The Rev. DeDe Duncan-Probe


L to R: Dr. John H. Morgan, The Rev. Dr. DeDe Duncan Probe, Dr. Elena Ene D-Vasilescu, and The Rev’d Canon Dr. Robin Gibbons at Christ Church, Oxford

This week in Oxford, England, we hosted the doctoral defense for The… Continue reading