Update from the second annual Vincent Strudwick Lecture, a lecture series sponsored by the Graduate Theological Foundation and named for Canon Dr. Vincent Strudwick, Fellow and Bishop John Tinsley Professor of Anglican Theology at the Foundation. He is an Emeritus Canon of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford and Honorary Fellow of Kellogg College, University of Oxford. (Read his faculty profile here.)
"Dr. Shaw discussed the role and purpose of education, and the drift towards education as a preparation for employment, rather than as part of a formation for life, which she detects in the globalised world of Market States.
We are pleased to announce the creation of the Graduate Center for Pastoral Logotherapy at the Graduate Theological Foundation! Students may take the D.Min., Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Pastoral Logotherapy with a specialized curriculum offered through the Center. For details on the Center and its focus of pastoral logotherapy, please read the post below by Dr. Ann V. Graber who has been named Director of the Graduate Center for Pastoral Logotherapy.
Watch for the full story in our June "Special Issue" newsletter which will be posted later today to our website.
By Dr. Ann V. Graber
As the Graduate Theological Foundation celebrates 50 years of Ministry Education, 1962-2012, it seems only fitting to launch an initiative that correlates with the vision and mission of the Foundation. In the opening of the Foundation’s 2012 Graduation Program we read, in part:
May we be reminded here of our highest aspirations
And inspired to bring our gifts of love and service
To the altar of humanity.
These very sentiments permeate Viktor Frankl’s logotherapy, the third Viennese School of Psychotherapy.
On June 8, the Centre for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, held the second annual Vincent Strudwick Lecture. The lecture, named in honor of The Revd Dr. Canon Vincent Strudwick, is sponsored by the Foundation.
After several months of work, we're happy to announce the official launch of the Bureau of West African Scholars. The Foundation has an extensive archive of scholarly research done by our graduates in the area of West African religion and culture (specifically Nigerian and Igbo), and we established the Bureau as a way to disseminate scholarly research in this subject area as well as foster scholarly exchange within the global academic community.