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Community - June 22, 2011

Woodside theologian gets honorary degree

A theologian and historian from Woodside, Rebecca Lyman, recently received an honorary degree from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) in Berkeley.

Ms. Lyman holds a doctor of philosophy from the University of Oxford, with a specialty in ancient Christianity. As a scholar, she's contributed to the department of religious studies at Stanford University, among others. Her publications include "Early Christian Traditions" and numerous journal articles.

She has taught at CDSP for 21 years, according to the school, which is a graduate-level seminary of the Episcopal church.

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