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President's Greeting

Welcome to the Phillips Theological Seminary community. We’re a nationwide network of students, faculty, churches, alumni/ae, trustees, and friends dedicated to learning and living the way of Jesus.

At the heart of this community is a school in which interpretation, context, conversation and vocation matter deeply.

If you’re looking for a place where everyone agrees on a set of doctrines or rules, this is not the place for you. If you’re looking for a group in which everyone understands ministry, mission, and church in the same way, we will not be able to help you.

But…

  • If you’re looking for a gathering of scholars that takes very seriously the expression of God’s justice and shalom in the world and converses about those things all the time…
  • If you’re looking for a school that will push you to question your assumptions about how to interpret the scriptures and how or how not to see Jesus in them and in the world…
  • If you’re looking for people who will care about your context, the contexts of your classmates, the multiple contexts of our churches and our peoples…
  • If you’re looking for a place in which your own vocation as a faith leader can be nurtured and sustained throughout your life…

Then Phillips might just be the community for you. If you’re interested in joining our community as a student, auditor, or friend, please let me know.

Interim President and Stephen J. England Associate Professor of the Practice of Ministry

Phillips Theological Seminary offers Christian graduate theological education
in service of intelligent, just, and compassionate religious and civic communities. We welcome
students to a safe space for truth-seeking conversations about the Bible, Jesus, and faithful living.
Courses available on campus and online for certificate, diploma, MDiv, MAMC, MASJ, & MTS
programs, and on campus for the DMin program.

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