Current News

ESR Announces Associate Professor of Theology

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 08:23

ESR is pleased to announce the appointment of Grace Ji-Sun Kim as Associate Professor of Theology.

Learning from Sister Meg at ESR Spirituality Gathering 2015

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 08:18

A centering and meditative time of worship, prepared and led by students from the class on Spiritual Formation and Public Ministry, opened the 2015 ESR Spirituality Gathering. Prayer, scripture readings interspersed with silence, reflective songs, and a closing responsive reading which began "Always present God, we ask for the breath of Your Spirit to fill us" drew attenders into the meaning and focus for the day.

ESR Named to 2015 Class of Seminaries that Change The World

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 08:12

Join us for the 2015 Willson Lectures as we explore "Finding The Spirit of God in The Spirit of The World" with keynote speaker Diana Butler Bass.

ESR Welcomes Diana Butler Bass for 2015 Willson Lectures

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 07:23

Join us for the 2015 Willson Lectures as we explore "Finding The Spirit of God in The Spirit of The World" with keynote speakerDiana Butler Bass

ESR Offers Contextual Education Trip to Colombia

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 07:18

ESR will be leading a contextual education trip to Colombia, partnering with the Christian Peacemakers team, during the May 2015 Intensive. 

Fall 2014 ESR Reports Available Online

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 07:09

The most recent issue of ESR Reports is now available, and if you haven't received a copy in the mail. you can also read it on our website.

We are exited to debut a new design and format with this issue, and great content including articles from alums Jessica Easter '14, Josh Seligman '14, and Adam Weber '11. You can view the issue here

ESR and Bethany Seminary Share Opening Convocation

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 07:04

On Thursday, August 28th, ESR and Bethany Theological Seminary shared their opening convocation in Bethany's Nicarry Chapel. Students, faculty and staff joined together to worship and listen to the message presented by ESR Ministry of Writing Professor Ben Brazil. A recording of the convocation can be found here.

ESR Supports Volunteer Service with New Scholarship

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:59

Earlham School of Religion recently joined FAITH³’s 2014 Class of Seminaries That Change the World. According to FAITH³ Director Wayne Meisel, an important qualification for this distinction is that the school evidence a “commitment to faithfully engage in the world” and to assist students in their pursuit of “a lifetime of service.”

ESR to Participate in Virtual Grad School Fair

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:54

ESR will again participate in the Seminary and Theological Grad School Virtual Fair on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

For more information contact Matt Hisrich, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, at or call (800) 432-1377. 

ESR Offers Financial Seminars

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:41

ESR is offering practical help to students, alumni/ae and area pastors in the form of financial seminars thanks to a Lilly Endowment grant. These free seminars, which will take place this fall, will cover basic money concepts, investment and debt, issues related to income tax and ministry, estate planning, insurance options and strategies, and investments concepts.