Special Interest Area Programs

Special Interest Area Programs

Candler's programs support a variety of educational and vocational resources for students, alumni and members of the broader community interested in a particular field, regardless of denominational affiliation.

Candler’s Black Church Studies program prepares men and women to provide learned, prophetic and compassionate leadership in black and multiracial churches; and educates the entire Candler community about the origins, development and contemporary diversity of the black church tradition.

Candler's Religious Education program coordinates the school's efforts to prepare students to teach in faith communities and school settings, to provide leadership for educational ministries, to advocate for the strengthening of education in religious communities and society, and to facilitate conversations on religious education in and among academic and ecclesial contexts.

Candler's Women, Theology, and Ministry program educates women and men to be transformative leaders and advocates for the well being of girls and women in the church and in the world.

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