Perspective Online, Perkins School of Theology SMU
Welcome to Perkins Perspective Online, our new monthly e-magazine with updates and information on the Perkins community! 
Click and find all the features you love from Perspective magazine – news of faculty, staff and alumni/ae; upcoming events; and updates on admissions, development and the Bridwell Library – all delivered in an environmentally friendly fashion.  Look for an email on the first of each month with the latest edition. 
We hope you’ll enjoy. Let us know if you have news you’d like share. 
Ministry Dallas at Bonton Farms, Dallas

Ministry Dallas

Milking goats, shoveling dirt, worshipping in a drum circle, cleaning out a supply closet – how Perkins students are getting their hands dirty in pursuit of a well-rounded theological education.

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Perkins Latest
A Message from Dean Craig C. Hill
Admissions Update
News from the Office of Development
Latest News from Bridwell Library
2018 Border Immersion Trip

Border Immersion

Students confront complex realities at the U.S.-Mexico border

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Christian Watkins

Student Spotlight

Meet Christian Watkins, a current student who is seeking justice for all

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Perkins Under Construction

Under Construction

Pardon our dust – and prepare to park around it

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Perkins Hybrid Course of Study School

Course of Study School

Classroom/online hybrid offers flexibility to local pastors

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Ted Campbell

Faculty Profile

For Ted Campbell, history is for studying – and sharing

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Alumni/ae Update

Alumni/ae Update

In loving memory and more from the Perkins community

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Upcoming Events

Bishop Cynthia Harvey
2018 Perkins Distinguished Alumni/ae Dinner to honor Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey 

Monday, November 12, 2018
5 p.m. - Banquet
Great Hall, Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Hall
JustWorship 2018 Fall Convocation
Perkins 2018 Fall Convocation

November 12 - 13, 2018
SMU Perkins School of Theology

October 1, 2018 - Faith and Business Luncheon
Prominent leaders in the community are asked to share how personal theology informs business practice from their unique perspectives. This event's featured guest will be Mr. Miguel Solis, Executive Director of the Dallas-based Latino Center for Leadership Development, and Member of the Dallas ISD School Board. 

October 3, 2018Inside Perkins in Dallas (evening event)
All prospective degree and non-degree students are invited to attend Inside Perkins, a free information session offered by Perkins School of Theology, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click to view all 2018-19 Inside Perkins dates.

October 15, 2018An Interdisciplinary Dialogue: The ABC’s of Theology and Criminal Justice Reform
How do theology and criminal justice reform influence the systemic conditions that set a path from school to prison for many children of color today? Explore this question with Dr. Harold Recinos, Professor at Perkins School of Theology and Dr. Pamela Metzger, Professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law. 

October 22, 20182nd Annual ArkLaTex Lecture
Dr. Frank A. Thomas, an internationally renowned author, scholar and preacher, will be the keynote speaker at the second annual ArkLaTex (Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas) Lectures in Preaching. The conference will focus on practical guidance for preachers seeking ways to deliver God’s message more powerfully, more thoughtfully, and more effectively.

Click here for a comprehensive look at the Perkins calendar. 

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