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Why the Mainline Has Become the Sideline and What to Do

Contemporary Mainline Protestantism remains largely stuck in a model of ministry and clergy development that is outdated and harmful to the future of mainline faith traditions, according to United Methodist... read more >

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The Lindisfarne Bible

The 1,300-year-old Lindisfarne Bible spent a year being dragged around the north of England on a cart, fleeing from the Vikings. The first translation of the New Testament into the... read more >

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Primer for Understanding Islam

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the demand for accurate, nuanced information about Islam has grown in the United States and Western Europe. As late as 2009, only 41 percent of... read more >

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Faith and the younger generation: what the scholars say

A significant body of books, edited volumes and articles by scholars working at the intersection of youth and religion has recently emerged, centering on the role of theology, spirituality and... read more >

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Fostering faith all week long

Christian educators need to lead people beyond “random acts of kindness” into shared patterns of life informed by the deep insights of our tradition, and beyond privatized spirituality into thoughtful... read more >

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Faith and youth: inspiration for religious educators

Concern for the religious lives of young people has taken many forms over the centuries. The post-modern era reveals continuity in the needs of children and youth and change in... read more >

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Creative religious ed: Using bible stories to teach life lessons

A key challenge for clergy is finding ways to make Scripture relevant to everyday life. How does the Bible come alive in the ordinariness of individual experience? In an article... read more >

Grants from the Wabash Center

Grants from the Wabash Center

Dates & Time: 
Mar 01, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion offers several grants for activities that promote a sustained conversation about pedagogy through the improvement teaching and learning, the encouragement of research and study, and the creation of a supportive environment for teaching.

Open call for journal entries: The Wabash Center

Open call for journal entries: The Wabash Center

Dates & Time: 
Jan 01, 2017

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion is calling for journal submissions for its international peer-reviewed journal, “Teaching Theology and Religion.” In 400 words, describe a successful teaching tactic that you have used when teaching online. Your successful teaching tactic should be transferable by the reader beyond the narrowly specific context of your course, your reading assignments, and your lecture notes.

2017 FTE Christian Leadership Forum - Doctoral Cohort

2017 FTE Christian Leadership Forum - Doctoral Cohort

Dates & Time: 
Feb 15, 2017
 
FTE’s Christian Leadership Forum is an annual summer event that provides students opportunities for networking, professional development, vocational exploration and mentoring. Doctoral students are gathered within a cohort among other leaders of the church and the academy.
Location: 
Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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