The Greenhoe Lectures
Dr. Theodore M. Greenhoe was a member of the Louisville Seminary class of 1934. In 1966, a lectureship in his honor was established by his congregation, Memorial Presbyterian Church in Midland, Michigan.
Recent Greenhoe Lecturers have included Dr. Joretta L. Marshall of Brite Divinity School, Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Professor of Social Ethics at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners and editor-in-chief of Sojourners magazine, Dr. Nancy Ammerman of Boston University, acclaimed author and lay theologian Katherine Paterson, Dr. Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen of Eastern University, Dr. Albert Winn, President Emeritus (1966-1973) at Louisville Seminary, Dr. Eugene Peterson of Regent College in British Columbia, Dr. Melva Costin of the Interdenominational Theological Seminary, poet/hymn-writer Dr. Brian Wren, Rev. Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, and authors Diana Butler Bass, Marcus Borg, and Brian MacClaren, Professors Kathryn L. Johnson and Clifton Kirkpatrick of Louisville Seminary, and Teresa Fry Brown of Canderl School of Theology.
The Caldwell Lectures
The Caldwell Lectures honor former Louisville Seminary President Frank H. Caldwell who served from 1936 through 1964.
Recent Caldwell Lecturers have included Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, the Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology and Fellow of Berkley at Yale University, Dr. James Hudnut-Beumler, Professor of American Religious History at Vanderbilt University and dean of the Divinity School, missiologist Dr. Elizabeth S. Tapia, professor at Ecumenical Institute of Bossey, Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson of Emory University, Dr. Rick Nutt of Muskegum College, Dr. Craig Dykstra of the Lilly Endowment, Dr. Patrick D. Miller of Princeton Theological Seminary, Dr. W. Eugene March of Louisville Seminary, Barbara Wheeler, Director of the Auburn Center for the Study of Theological Education, Dr.
Jacquelyn Grant of the Interdenominational Theological Center, Prof. Emeritus John Dominic Crossan of DePaul University, Prof. Dorothy Bass of Valparaiso University, Dr. Anna Carter Florence, Professor of Homiletics at Columbia Theological Seminary, and authors Diana Butler Bass, Marcus Borg, and Brian McLaren, South African activist Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak, and New Testament scholar and theologian Rev. Dr. Brad Braxton.
The Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion
The Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion is made possible by the creative generosity of the late H. Charles Grawemeyer. The purpose of the Award is to honor annually the most significant contributions to religious and spiritual understanding. Louisville Seminary, jointly with the University of Louisville, awards the $100,000 prize to honor and publicize creative and significant insights into the relationship between human beings and the divine. The award also recognizes ways in which this relationship may inspire or empower human beings to attain wholeness, integrity, or meaning, either individually or in community. Competition is open to persons of all religious and cultural world views and traditions for works presented or published within eight years of the award date. Visit www.grawemeyer.org for more information.