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HST is a community of people who share a passion for serving in God’s kingdom. To hear from our students and faculty, click here.     Click here for a virtual tour of the HST campus.... Read more

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HELPING YOU DO MINISTRY BETTER Harding School of Theology offers you graduate-level seminary studies to better equip you for ministry leadership, theological studies, and counseling. You will join... Read more



Your gifts to Harding School of Theology form the foundation of the school’s financial stability. Without your support, our seminary’s important work of “challenging Christian leaders to... Read more

W. S. Long Exhibit at HST Library

October 31, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

The Library is currently hosting a modest exhibition of materials from the collection of W.S. (William Slaughter) Long, who preached in for the Union Avenue Church of Christ from 1946-1957. It features personal letters, late 19th-century photographs, and hand-written sermons. The materials on display represent the type of pieces contained in the larger collection in the archive. The materials will remain on display through the rest of the semester. Please come by and see these... Read more

E-books Now Available through HST Library

October 19, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

We are now part of a consortium called the Theological Libraries E-Book Lending Project. This is a collaborative effort of theological libraries to share resources. Through this database, students, faculty, and staff can choose from hundreds of e-books. If you are looking for one that isn’t there, just let us know. We love recommendations. Just send a note to Bob Turner to recommend a title for the collection. To access the site, go to our Library page under “Find... Read more

2016 Run for the Son set for October 1

August 8, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

The 16th annual Run for the Son 5k will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Registration and check-in will begin at 7:00 A.M. The race will begin at 8:00 A.M. The race will start/finish at Harding School of Theology (1000 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117). Participants may register for the race in advance or on race day. Registration is $12 in advance (online/by mail) or $15 on the day of the race. The registration fee includes participation in the race, an official race t-shirt,... Read more

The Bridge, Spring 2016

May 27, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

In the Heart of Memphis Harding School of Theology is in the heart of Memphis, and Memphis is in our hearts. In the Spring 2016 issue of The Bridge we cover some of the many ways HST is connected to Memphis, including: Dr. Kevin Shelby and the Family Institute of Tennessee help at-risk children. Alumni such as Ron Wade, Marisol Biser, and Angela Rusk serve the community. The Reverb Coffee Co. coffee truck brings our neighbors to campus. All of this, as well as news and updates from... Read more

Across the Bridge: Spring 2016

May 27, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

This issue of Across the Bridge expands articles and information from The Bridge, Spring 2016. Articles Gaines, Steven T. “Speaking Reconstruction: Moving Beyond the Silence.” Memphis Massacre 1866. February 22, 2016, accessed May 27, 2016. Grisso, Thomas. “Progress and Perils in the Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Movement.” Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law 35 (2007): 158-167. Accessed May 27, 2016. Websites The Exchange Club Family... Read more