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Study Guide on Religion & Higher Education

Over the last century, the number and percentage of Americans with a college education has skyrocketed. In the same time period, the role and place of religion in higher education... read more >

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Revitalizing Religion in the Academy

An evaluation of the research and conversations on religion and higher education that the Lilly Endowment has sponsored.

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Prophetic Ministry: The Black Church & Theological Education

Bishop William P. DeVeaux insists that the task of theological education is to prepare Christian ministers who will be prophetic in thought, word and action. But before seminaries can accomplish... read more >

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Why Theology?: A Catholic Reflection on Twenty Years of Literature on Theological Education

William Cahoy provides a succinct overview of the literature generated by Lilly-sponsored conversations about the nature of theological education. Then recognizing that the majority of this dialogue has assumed a... read more >

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The Impact of the Lilly-funded Research on Catholic Campuses

Alice Gallin, an Ursuline sister who served for 12 years as the Executive Director of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, provides an overview of literature that examines what... read more >

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What Must a Pastor Know?: Reflections on Congregational Studies

Arthur Boers, assistant professor of pastoral theology and coordinator of the Spiritual Formation Program at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, surveys key insights that have emerged from a rapidly expanding literature on the nature and patterns of congregational life in the United States.

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Re-examination and Renaissance: Lilly-sponsored Studies at the Turn of the Century

Paul J. Dovre, past president of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, explores key markers or characteristics of 20th century religious higher education, the challenge of contemporary academic heterodoxy as well... read more >

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A Plentiful Harvest: The Fruits of Lilly-Sponsored Programs on Vocation

David Cunningham of Hope College observes here that "over the past ten years, the very word vocation has been excavated from its location among the ruins of medieval- and Reformation-era... read more >

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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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