Commencement 2015

Saturday, May 23 at 2:30 p.m.
College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind.

The AMBS Commencement Ceremony will be streamed live; follow this link May 23 at 2:30pm EDT:

Commencement speaker

Dr. Nancy BedfordDr. Nancy Bedford, Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Nancy Bedford earned a Doctor of Theology at Karl-Ludwigs-Universität Tübingen, Germany, and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. Since 2003 she has held two academic posts: Georgia Harkness Professor of Applied Theology, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill., and Profesora Extraordinaria No-Residente, Instituto Unversitario ISEDET in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Dr. Bedford, with citizenship in both the US and Argentina, has interests in global feminist theory and theologies, Latin American theologies; and theologies in migration, food and theology. Recent publications include Galatians. Belief. A Theological Commentary on the Bible (Westminster John Knox, forthcoming; La porfía de la resurrección. Ensayos desde el feminismo teológico latinoamericano. Colección FTL número 30. Buenos Aires: Editorial Kairós, 2009; and Nuestra Fe (written with Guillermo Hansen), Buenos Aires: Instituto Universitario ISEDET, 2008.

She is a member of Reba Place Church where she serves as a Discipleship Team member, Sunday School teacher and preaching rotation member. She also is a member of Doctrine and Interchurch Relations Committee, Baptist World Alliance.


We anticipate 15 people will participate in the graduation ceremony. Several will receive certificates representing one year of study; others will be conferred with the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts: Peace Studies, Master of Arts: Theological Studies and Master of Arts in Christian Formation degrees.