Brite Divinity School is affiliated with and located at Texas Christian University. It is also affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Along with being accredited by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Brite is approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church and receives support for its Baptist Studies program from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. About thirty different denominations are represented in the student body of Brite, with the largest two usually being members of the Disciples of Christ and the United Methodist Churches. The current 25 full-time faculty members represent several different Protestant denominations; there are also two Roman Catholic scholars, and a Jewish scholar on the faculty. Brite Divinity School is proudly open and affirming of all people regardless of race/ethnicity, gender/sex, sexual orientation/sexual identity, gender identity/presentation, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical ability, and physical disability. Brite seeks to welcome all people in their courses with an inclusive language policy. The Divinity School asks all students, faculty, and staff when on campus to use inclusive language. This includes but is not limited to language about God, divinity, humanity, culture, nationalities, races, and religions, with regard to characteristics such as sex, gender, sexual identities, social class, age, and differing abilities. In addition Brite is deeply committed to diversity and social justice.
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