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Dr. David Eastman named Sherrill Chair of Bible at McCallie

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on April 23, 2018

Dr. David Eastman will join McCallie School as the Joseph Glenn Sherrill Chair of Bible and Bible department head beginning in the 2018-19 school year. The hire continues McCallie’s dedication to the thoughtful study and analysis of the Bible.

Eastman is an associate professor and head of the religion department at Ohio Wesleyan University. He’s a graduate of The Ohio State, and he has master’s degrees from the University of St. Andrews, Université de Poitiers in France, Gordon Conwell Seminary and Yale. He also holds a Ph.D from Yale.

“Dr. Eastman’s credentials are impeccable, and he will continue to help our boys learn about the Bible in a way that is accessible but thorough,” Headmaster Lee Burns ‘87 said. “At McCallie, we look to nurture the spiritual, intellectual and physical growth of our students, and this appointment will help us continue that important mission established by McCallie’s founders.”

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Topics: academics, faith, McCallie School, religion

Our Most Segregated Hour

Posted by Faculty Contributor on March 03, 2011

The following is an excerpt from "Our Most Segregated Hour," one of 10 essays collected in Erin Tocknell's new book of creative nonfiction, Confederate Streets. It is available in bookstores on March 19 and can be ordered through as a paperback or Kindle version.

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Topics: writing, Caldwell Writing Center, childhood, First Person, religion, Upper School Life

Put Me In Coach! I’m Ready to Play… Kind Of

Posted by Student Contributor on October 23, 2010

By Andrew Barber

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Topics: commitment, First Person, God, music, religion, The Runway Perspective (Seniors), Upper School Life

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