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Famous Virginia Theological Seminary Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 1.6k views10 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Virginia Theological Seminary and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Virginia Theological Seminary, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Virginia Theological Seminary include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Virginia Theological Seminary alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Virginia Theological Seminary are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Virginia Theological Seminary.

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Phillips Brooks and Denise Giardina.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Virginia Theological Seminary?” and “Which celebrities are Virginia Theological Seminary alumni?”
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  • Carolyn Tanner Irish (born April 14, 1940) is a retired American bishop. She was the 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah. At the time of her election and consecration in 1996 she became the fourth woman in the Episcopal Church to hold the office of bishop....  more
    • Profession: Bishop
    • Age: 81
    • Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
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    Philip Henry Terzian (born 1950) is an American journalist. Since December 2018 he has been a contributing writer of The Washington Examiner. Before its closing in December 2018, he was Senior Writer at The Weekly Standard, the journal of politics and culture founded by William Kristol and Fred Barnes in 1995, having served as Literary Editor during 2005-17. He is the author of Architects of Power: Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and the American Century (Encounter Books 2010)....  more
    • Profession: Journalist
    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Kensington, Maryland
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    Walter H. Kansteiner III (born November 14, 1955) was the United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from June 2001 until November 2003....  more
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois
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    Bennett Sims

    Bennett Jones Sims (August 9, 1920 – July 17, 2006) was the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, consecrated in 1972. Upon retirement from the Diocese in 1983, Sims founded the Institute for Servant Leadership at Emory University and served as president of the institute until 1999....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 85 (1920-2006)