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Rabbi speaks again, thanks to Perkins School of Theology archivist

The prophetic voice of a late Dallas rabbi, one who had close ties to Southern Methodist University, will be heard again, thanks to a curious archivist who wasn’t content just to file away some reel-to-reel tapes he found in a library storage room. SMU’s Perkins School of Theology will, on May 5, hold an event […]

George W. Bush Presidential Center dedicated at SMU

The George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University was dedicated this morning in Dallas, with President Barack Obama and all living former presidents and First Ladies attending. A large crowd, including Bush administration alumni, family members of former presidents and numerous foreign dignitaries, gathered outside in mild weather by the $250 million facility, a new anchor for the east […]

UM pastor Mark Holland elected mayor of Kansas City, Kan.

The Rev. Mark Holland, a United Methodist pastor, has been elected mayor of the unified government of Kansas City, Kan., and Wyandotte, Kan. Dr. Holland, pastor of Trinity Community (United Methodist) Church, won with 56 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election. “It’s an overwhelming sense of gratitude,” he said when asked by phone today […]

SMU Professor: Adam Hamilton brought Wesleyan message to national stage

By Maria Dixon Hall, Special Contributor… Editor’s note: The Rev. Adam Hamilton, senior pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, delivered the sermon at the Jan. 22 National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral, a post-inaugural event attended by President Obama and Vice President Biden and their spouses.  Maria Dixon Hall, associate professor of organizational communication in […]

Sandra Fluke speaks to packed house at SMU

DALLAS—Sandra Fluke warned her audience at Southern Methodist University that she might not live up to her bad reputation. “If you’ve come to see how slutty I am in person,” she said, “you’re probably going to be disappointed with the content of my discussion.” Ms. Fluke, a recent graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, came […]

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