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Sweeney, Den Hartog Contribute to New Book of Devotionals
The book connects Scripture with transformative historical moments such as the Civil Rights Movement and the Holocaust, and explores the faith of diverse Christian figures, including Frederick Douglass, C.S. Lewis, Aimee Semple McPherson and Billy Graham, among others.  
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Samford Creates Accelerated Undergraduate Pathway to Master of Divinity Degree
Applicants majoring in biblical studies, religion, religion with a concentration in ministry leadership or Christian ministry will be evaluated on their academic performance, spiritual maturity and vocational clarity. 
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New Student Scholarship to Honor Beeson Divinity School Longtime Faculty Member Robert Smith Jr.
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School announces a new scholarship in honor of longtime faculty member Robert Smith Jr. for his more than 20 years at Beeson and his more than 50 years of preaching God’s Word. 
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Samford M.Div./M.B.A. Alumnus Chosen to Lead Newly Formed Hope Community Church
McElwain Baptist Church was adopted by Shades Mountain Baptist Church and has been renamed Hope Community Church. Jacob Simmons ’06 (M.Div./M.B.A. ’09) has been named its new senior pastor. 
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Beeson Staff Member Earns Master of Divinity After 24 Years, Wins Student Preaching Award
After enrolling in his first class at Beeson Divinity School in 1996, Beeson’s technology and media manager Rob Willis graduates 24 years later with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree this December. 
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Walker Shares the Power in Seeking Help During ‘For the Good’ Interview
University President Andrew Westmoreland interviewed Cecelia Walker ‘98, the executive director of chaplaincy and clinical pastoral education for the Brookwood Baptist Health System, as part of the “For the Good” convocation series, sponsored through the Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership. 
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Prestigious Faculty Receives Awards
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School faculty were recognized for excellence in scholarship during an extraordinary year of publishing and research in 2019-20.