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Lazy Brains and How Negativity Gets in the Way

Lazy Brains and How Negativity Gets in the Way

Hansen too calls negative reflexes "cognitively lazy". It's much easier to say something is wrong than to think about how it could become right. While it takes cognitive effort to reject your first impulse and make the more rational or helpful observation, it is one that can offer huge dividends.  [More About What To Do ...].

Do You Have An Opinion? Pitch Your Documentary to the New York Times

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship - A Conversation with David Crowder

2017 State of the Industry Webinar

2017 State of the Industry Webinar

Dates & Time: 
Nov 07, 2017
State of the Industry Webinar for boards, administrators, and faculty of theological schools and others interested in the current state and trends in graduate theological education
 
Reflections from new ATS Executive Director Frank Yamada on his vision for the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
A broad overview of enrollment and financial data
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2018 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program Details Now Available

2018 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program Details Now Available

In the 2018 Lilly Endowment National Clergy Renewal Program and the 2018 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program for Indiana Congregations, eligible congregations will be able to apply for grants of up to $50,000 each to support a renewal program for their pastor. Up to $15,000 of the grant may be used for congregational expenses associated with the renewal program. Activities funded by a grant in the 2018 programs may begin anytime in 2019.
 

International African American Museum receives $1 million by Nick Krueger

International African American Museum receives $1 million by Nick Krueger

 
The International African American History Museum scheduled to break ground in early 2018 has received another pledge Monday that reaches into the millions of dollars. 
 

Voices on Scripture

Voices on Scripture

“What does it mean to give proper attention to the ancient Near Eastern nature of the Hebrew Scriptures? Minimally it means reading other ancient Near Eastern texts. The Scriptures are exceedingly ‘respiratory’: they breathe in the culture of their times, and breathe it back out in a different form. To the reader who learns to breathe the same air—the one who becomes familiar with the context—it is increasingly hard to believe that he or she once read the Bible without.

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Move to Hawaii, Become Less Racist

It is harder to hold onto racial prejudices -- either subtle or overt -- when your social circle features people of various ethnicities. A new study, reported in Pacific Standard... read more >

Sitting Beside Rather than Standing Over November 15, 2017

Sitting Beside Rather than Standing Over November 15, 2017

Dates & Time: 
Nov 15, 2017
Is the future of your institution at the center of your presidential assessment process? Join presenter Larry Braskamp as he shares his cooperative approach to assessment and outlines nine critical activities to include in the development process.
 
Register now to save $25 off your purchase. Enter the discount code "SAVE25" at checkout. An In Trust Webinar.
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Religious ‘Nones’ are Gaining Ground in America

Thirty-four percent of Americans surveyed said they were atheist, agnostic, or “nothing in particular,” according to...

$10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment for Charleston's International African American Museum

The museum has announced several major donations this year, including a $10 million grant from the Lilly Endowment last...

Yolanda Johnson-Moton Honored

Yolanda Johnson-Moton is the Director for external relations at Eli Lilly and Company where she drives the strategy and...

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Wed, Feb 28, 2018 - 08:00 am
By invitation; ATS is marking the 20th anniversary of the Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative with a ga

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