GTS 8: “We accept your offer of reinstatement to our positions.”
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Bishop William Stokes: “This has been a sad affair and we have hurt one another.”
Some trustees advocated “for a simple, unconditional reinstatement, and I was one of them.”
Bp. Breidenthal: “Any faculty member at any institution of higher learning should be outraged by this board’s action.”
General Seminary invites eight faculty members to request provisional reinstatement.
Bishop Frank Griswold will facilitate a meeting between General Seminary’s trustees and dismissed faculty members.
Stanley Hauerwas on General Theological Seminary: “What student is going to go there?”
GTS chairman thanks students, dean addresses various points, and professors remain concerned about their future.
“Allegations must be brought to the bishop in the diocese of Dean Dunkle’s canonical residency.”
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Students greeted their professors with a standing ovation at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan.