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Learning (and Relearning) How To Be Hospitable

When Mount Vernon United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., engaged in prayer and imagination to transform itself into a younger congregation, they decided to engage in a major restructuring of... read more >

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How Governments Restrict Religion Around the World

Between 2009 and 2011, researchers compiled data on restrictions and burdens placed by world governments on the practice of religion by minority religious groups in their countries. Individual reports were... read more >

Debbie Gin Joins ATS Staff

Debbie Gin Joins ATS Staff

Debbie Gin joined the staff of the Association of Theological Schools in August 2014 to engage new initiatives in research and work with faculty. These initiatives were endorsed by the ATS Board of Directors in December 2013 as strategic priorities that will help to govern the Association's work during the next few years. Read more about Gin and the ATS.

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The Disappearing Christians of Iraq and the Middle East

Christian communities in Iraq are some of the world’s oldest. Most Christians there today belong to the Chaldean Catholic Church, but others are Assyrians affiliated with the Church of the... read more >

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Faith Communities Respond to Migrant Child Crisis

By July 2014, there were more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors in the U.S. who had come across the southern border and were awaiting status processing. For faith communities that want... read more >

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The Jewish Example of Gender Equality

Gender equality has reached a level of integration in American Jewish families not witnessed in other places, according to recent research. Using data from the 2000-2001 National Jewish Population Survey,... read more >

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An Innovative Ecumenical Ministry to Millennials

According to the Pew Research Religion & Public Life Project, 25 percent of adults under the age of 30 are not affiliated with any religion, making them the most non-religious... read more >

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Cafe-Bar-Church: Seeking New Ways to Model Christ

Martin Luther was known to invite his students to his house, where he would serve homemade ale and engage in theological conversation. Reflecting that earthiness of faith is “Luther’s Table,”... read more >

Auburn Seeks Support for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Stance

Auburn Seeks Support for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Stance

Auburn Seminary's president is seeking signatures on a petition urging President Obama to sign an executive order guaranteeing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Religious organizations are lobbying for an exemption from laws protecting LGBT employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Meeting Information Needs: Amazon's Alexa and The Church of England

"Religion exists to answer the questions and supply the needs that couldn’t possibly be bought with money. But...

Serving its Community Transformed a Dwindling Church

"Trinity’s building is surrounded by the bleaker symbols of urban life, including graffiti-covered billboards, a...

Caring for Creation

"Whether it is Wendell Berry, Michael Polan, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Pope Francis, Prince Charles, Mondragon or...

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