Issue: Winter 2022

Published bi-annually by the Vancouver School of Theology, Perspectives magazine explores contemporary issues in theological education, and challenges the frontiers of new thought.

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Useful Wisdom

Book review by Richard Topping

Letters to young (and not so young) ministers by Anthony B. Robinson ...

Collin Peterson

Class of 1978, MDiv | Interviewd by Ian Sheh

[VST] Do you have any fond memories of your time at VST? [Collin Peterson] The memories fall into two overlapping categories. I lived in residence for ...

Archbishop Lynne McNaughton

Class of 1986, MDiv

Archbishop Lynne began at VST as a 26-year-old female student with an undergraduate background in Sociology and English. She remembers the congenialit ...

Germaine Lovelace

Class of 2014, DDS | 2022 T.E.G. Award Recipient | Interviewed by Ian Sheh

[VST] What memories stand out when you think of your time at VST? [Germaine Lovelace] What stands out for me the most about being at VST was the famil ...

Margaret Trim

Class of 2015, ThM | Interview by Ian Sheh

[VST] You are both a student and staff member at VST. Has being a student helped you in your role as Coordinator of Academic Records & Admissions? ...

Exploring How Liturgy can Assist the Assembly in Experiencing the Trinity

by Melissa Skelton

Some assumptions about the Trinity In speaking about the Trinity and liturgy, I am assuming that at the heart of the Trinity is a dynamic relationship ...

The Next 50 Years

by VST Faculty

VST started in 1971. We wonder if faculty then could have predicted the kinds of challenges and opportunities that theological education faces now. We asked the VST faculty to answer the following question. What do you think will be big ... ...

Karen Medland

Class of 2002, MDiv | Interviewed by Ian Sheh

[VST] When you think back to your time here at VST, what are some important memories? [Karen Medland] I graduated in 2002. We were in the old building ...

Joachim Chisanga

Class of 2017, MAPPL | Interviewed by Ian Sheh

[VST] What was a significant memory from VST? [Joachim Chisanga] I came as an international student, not only from a different country but from a diff ...