Commemorating 100 Years

Candler’s Centennial Celebration opened with a bang at Fall Convocation and will continue throughout the 2014-15 academic year, with the premiere of a new book on the school’s history and a series of commemorative events, culminating with a Centennial academic conference in the spring. Read more »

An 'Ocean of Celebration'

Fall Convocation marked the beginning of Candler School of Theology’s 100th academic year with gratitude for the past and anticipation for the future. “We are swimming in an ocean of celebration,” said convocation speaker Carl Holladay, noting the day’s highlights: the installation of Robert M. Franklin, Jr. as the inaugural holder of the James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership, a litany of dedication for Phase II of Candler’s new building, and the official start of Candler’s Centennial Celebration. Read more »

A Grateful Community Says Goodbye

Luther E. Smith, Jr.’s trademark combination of wisdom, passion, and humility has left an indelible impression on Candler and the world—an impression whose echo still resounds even after Smith’s retirement as professor of church and community this past August. Read more »

Franklin Returns

One of the nation’s foremost public theologians has returned to Candler in a new role. Robert M. Franklin, Jr., former Presidential Distinguished Professor of Social Ethics at Emory and founding director of Candler’s Black Church Studies program, was installed as the inaugural holder of the James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at Fall Convocation in August. He was welcomed back by a standing ovation. Read more »

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