The Louisville Institute has announced its Dissertation Fellowship program, designed to support the final year Ph.D. or Th.D. dissertation writing for students engaged in research pertaining to North American Christianity, especially projects with the potential to strengthen the religious life of North American Christians and their institutions, including seminaries, while simultaneously advancing American religious and theological scholarship. Its value is $22,000. The deadline for applying is Feb. 1, 2015.

Professor Nicholas Terpstra, chair of the University of Toronto department of history, and a member of the Toronto School of Theology's Academic Council, has received the Helen & Howard P. Marraro Prize in Italian History at the annual meetings of the American Historical Association. This award particularly recognizes his new book  Cultures of Charity: Women, Politics, and the Reform of Poor Relief in Renaissance Italy (Harvard University Press).

Toronto School of Theology (TST) mourns the passing of Dr. Janet Ritch (December 12, 2014). Janet dedicated almost two decades of fruitful service to TST as a French Language instructor. Her commitment to helping prepare students for academic vocations in theology was exhibited in her publishing a textbook dedicated to learning French for theology. She was very hospitable, warm and generous to TST and its students, staff and faculty. Details of a memorial service are here.

47 Queen's Park Crescent East · Toronto, Ontario · M5S 2C3 · Canada · Tel: 416-978-4039 · Fax: 416-978-7821 · E-mail: inquiries @
Produced by Web Networks