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Retooling seminaries for the world of today -- and tomorrow.
Speaking for the Silenced
The Stoning of Soraya M., written and directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. Mpower Pictures.
More Social Justice Seminaries
Seminaries and theological schools historically have trained two kinds of people: pastors and academic theologians. But more and more these institutions are realizing they need to develop and nurture students to serve outside those lines. Helene Slessarev-Jamir, a professor of urban ministries at Claremont Theological School, has a vision for her students to become “practitioners that inter-relate religion with whatever work they’re already doing; be it nonprofit, environmental, or global hunger issues,” she says.
Tiananmen Square Conversions
Twenty years ago, on June 4, 1989, tanks rolled into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to suppress an estimated 100,000 peaceful protesters.
Tilting at Windmills?
The Teresian Carmelites of Millbury, Massachusetts, soon hope to add a wind farm to their life of prayer and service.
Out of the Media's Eye
Using My Liberty for Aung San Suu Kyi
M2EP Video: Mo
Poverty is No Accident
Save Darfur's Women: Rape as a War Crime
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