Dr. Mary Lin Hudson reflects on the retirement of Dr. Steve Parrish: One of the things that makes MTS a fine seminary is the dedication of people like Dr. Steve Parrish, and without him in his office on the second floor of Cumberland Hall, the campus just isn’t the...
Dr. Lee Ramsey on the Retirement of Dr. Matt Matthews : I have a sharp mental image of Dr. Matt Mathews when he interviewed to teach theology at MTS back in 2005. I remember the way he answered our questions with depth, practical wisdom, and theological imagination...
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