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Egypt’s Revolution: First Anniversary

One year after the 2011 Egyptian revolution, the nation’s lower house was sworn in. Some three-quarters of the representatives are members of just two Islamist organizations, the Muslim Brotherhood and... read more >

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God and Games: A Guide to Sports and Religion for writers

From ancient times, religion and sports have been linked in a variety of ways. Since the mid-19th century, organized sports have developed alongside the growth of evangelical Protestantism. However, the... read more >

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A Journalist's Guide to Religion and Politics

The link between religion and politics reflects the tension between church and state and frequently occasions intense public debate, especially during elections. Keen observers can see in those debates indications... read more >

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What to Do about Seminary Student Debt

The student debt accumulated by seminarians is often too large for them to pay off, especially during their early pastorates. The resulting money struggle can create a cascade of spiritual,... read more >

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Seminaries Refocus on Congregational Vitality

In the 1960s, many seminary faculty and staff believed that churches existed to promote social change and that congregations were part of the problem. However, Protestant seminaries have undergone a... read more >

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WEBINAR: Three strategic planning essentials for people with no time to waste

Presenters in this In Trust on-demand webinar discuss your board's critical role in strategic planning. How do you allocate scarce resources to achieve your mission? How can you develop competencies... read more >

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The Evangelical Vote, 2012

While some evangelical leaders express concern about “promoting” Mormonism by supporting Mitt Romney, he seeks to downplay the particulars of his faith, and many rank-and-file evangelicals say they are not... read more >

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Yoido Full Gospel: The Biggest Megachurch

The Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea, holds seven services each Sunday, for 200,000 worshippers. The main sanctuary seats 21,000, and services are translated into 16 languages to... read more >

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Living with the Moral Burdens of War

U.S. troops returning from Iraq experience “moral wounding,” according to Georgetown University professor Nancy Sherman. Moral wounding, expressed sometimes as unprofessional or questionable behavior toward enemy combatants, is caused by... read more >

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Communities of Practice for Leaders of Theology Schools

As a dean at Chicago Theological Seminary, William Myers fostered “communities of practice” among students, based on research that shows that groups with a common interest or profession can learn... read more >

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Franklin College Master's Program Gift

"A $150,000 gift from Drs. Leonard and Teresa Bissonnette will help support Franklin College's new Master of Science in...

Working Hands

The Work of the Hands by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros ... It’s with open hands that we welcome the stranger, open up...

International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

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