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My Alter Ego
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:33am | Type: Blog

I have a fantasy persona. There are only select times that I'm tempted to bring it out: on an airplane, out with friends on a Friday night, on vacation, at the dentist. I hav ...

My Education in Wake County Jail
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

I got locked up once when I was in seminary. I got locked up once when I was in seminary. It was the dead of winter, and for some months a group of Christian peacemakers in North ...

Who's Succeeding at Making Churches More Multiracial?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

A recent <a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1950943,00.html" target="_blank"><em>Time</em> magazine article traced</a> the racial transformati ...

Reinvigorating the Discourse on Just War and Pacifism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Before <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2010/01/25/learning-from-iraqi-good-samaritans/">I went to Iraq</a> with my friend and fellow God's Politics contributor <a href="http:// ...

Listening for the Call to Service
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>After college I completed a year of service with <a href="http://www.publicallies.org/site/c.liKUL3PNLvF/b.3158921/k.D04A/New_York.htm">Public Allies New York,</a> an <a href= ...

Signs of Evangelical Renewal
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

At a major conference at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, Massachusetts recently, 500 evangelicals met to discuss how to "renew the evangelical mission."</p> ...

Scripture's Role in the Immigration Debate
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>For many years now, religious leaders and diverse faith groups have <a href="http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/09/loving_thy_neighbor.html">contributed</a> much to the ...

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

This week, a friend sent me a link to a video from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas titled <a href="http://www.swbts.edu/index.cfm?pageid=1701">"Taking the Hill."< ...

Partnerships to End Poverty, Led by the Poor
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

The Poverty Initiative, based at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, has a mission "to raise up generations of religious and community leaders dedicated to building a social movement to en ...

Judgment Day: Does Matthew 25 Apply to the Health-Care Debate?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Yesterday, I heard a Christian leader say that the teaching of Jesus in Matthew 25 is not a reason for Christians to support universal health care guaranteed by their government. ...

Seminary 2.0
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kaitlin Barker Retooling seminaries for the world of today -- and tomorrow. What does it mean to prepare for G ...

Prayer Vigil at the Detention Center
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I am a seminary professor. Activism is not something that comes naturally to me, but I am learning! I am a seminary professor. Activism is not something that comes naturally to me ...

Be Fair to the Pharisees: Guarding Against Anti-Jewish Attitudes
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

In the fall of 1997, I began a graduate program in Bible at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the fall of 1997, I began a graduate program in Bible at Hebrew Union Coll ...

Evangelical Leaders Overlook Minorities
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

In a <a title="http://www.nae.net/index.cfm?FUSEACTION=editor.page&amp;pageID=569&amp;idCategory=1" rel="#someid0" href="http://www.nae.net/index.cfm?FUSEACTION=editor.page& ...

Native American Theology(ies)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

"It's a problem of being heard," says Randy Woodley, a Native American theologian. "I feel like 500 years ago, maybe God did bring the white man over. "It ...

The End of Christianity?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Last month, in an issue of <em>Newsweek</em>, Jon Meacham describes what he perceives to be <a href="http://www.newsweek.com/id/192583">"The End of Christian America."< ...

Economic Democracy: An Alternative to Pure Capitalism or Socialism
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/economy-special-focus/"></a></p> Here's a video lecture by Professor of Christian Ethnics Ga ...

Sex and the Seminary
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jeannie Choi The Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice, and ...

A More Excellent Way
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p>It is often pointed out that some of the places most lacking in hope are not the industrial wastelands or the bleak landscapes shorn of beauty, but the places where there is too much ...

An Education in Border Injustice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

As I sat in the federal court room in Tucson witnessing the sentencing of over 60 people who had been caught crossing the border between the U.S. As I sat in the federal court roo ...

Women Missionaries Who Can't Preach at Home
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

Do you have family or friends on the mission field who are women? How many of them preach, teach, and exercise their gifts of leadership beside men on the mission field? Do you ha ...

An Evangelical Heritage of Gender Equality
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

How many times have you heard the oft-repeated claim that Christians who advance the shared authority and leadership of men and women in the church and home ignore the authority of scripture? ...

Remembering Merton on the 40th Anniversary of His Death
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

1968 was a year filled with tragic deaths, of young leaders lost. 1968 was a year filled with tragic deaths, of young leaders lost. In April, we reflected on 40 th anniversary ...

Election Night Unity, Online Animosity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

<strong>Jamie</strong>: We took a puzzle system of trains for about an hour or so until we pulled to an unexpected stop on the tracks, just feet from the platform of 125th Street. ...

Many Mansions
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 1:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Liebowitz Rossi Theological schools and seminaries are changing the ways they prepare their students for our increasingly multirelig ...

Your Comments on Seminary at Sing Sing
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Last week, I posted a piece about <a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2008/06/graduating-from-sing-sing-semi.html">speaking at a graduation ceremony</a> inside Sing Sing priso ...

Orthodox Seminary Goes Green
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

June G. Vajda Maxine Beach “Think cosmically and act personally,” urged Dr. Elizabeth T ...

The Green Gospel
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston Will seminaries equip church leaders for an age of environmental crisis? We firmly belie ...

ECO-Theology
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Rhoads What every seminarian should learn about caring for creation. 1) The environmental state of the ...

Suggestions for Green Seminaries - WEB EXCLUSIVE
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 10:50am | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston Integrate books on religion and the environment into the syllabi of existing seminary courses , from biblical studie ...

A People's School
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday Word and World : Tucson, Arizona : Nov. 9-16, 2002 In a recent Sunday at Southside Presbyteri ...

Challenging Theological Tourism
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Tjornehoj Seminary model looks closer to home. In his foreword to Beyond Theological Tourism: Mentorin ...

Stone Upon Stone
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Hans Hallundbaek A remarkable new "seminary-behind-walls" program at Sing Sing prison helps to rebuild lives and offer hope. ...