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Where Christianity was Born

The Jordan River is one of the most sacred places on earth, revered by Jews, Christians and Muslims. According to the Bible, Joshua led the Hebrews across it to enter... read more >

2015 Survey to Include Focus on Young Adult Ministry

2015 Survey to Include Focus on Young Adult Ministry

The 2015 mid-decade FACT Faith Communities Today survey of American congregations of all religions will include a number of new items aimed at gathering new information about engaging young adults in worship.

Six Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology Named

Six Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology Named

The Association of Theological Schools and the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc., have named six Henry Luce III Fellows in Theology for 2014-2015. Supported by grants of up to $75,000 each, the Fellows will engage in yearlong theological research projects and present their findings for publication. The 2014-2015 Fellows constitute the 21st class of scholars to be appointed since the inception of the program in 1993, bringing the total number of Luce Fellows to 142. Learn more about ATS and the Luce Fellows program at www.ats.edu.

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Roundtable Seminar for Midcareer Faculty

By nomination of academic dean. Faculty in the middle stage of their careers will gather to discuss issues of common concern and to explore next steps as they experience life... read more >

ATS/COA Biennial Meeting June 25-27

ATS/COA Biennial Meeting June 25-27

Dates & Time: 
Jun 25, 2014 to Jun 27, 2014
By registration. The Association of Theological Schools and the Commission on Accrediting Biennial Meeting - an opportunity to participate in the business sessions of the Association and the Commission and grapple with current issues and think critically about how future institutions will offer theological education in the most effective ways possible—ways that respond to the changing world, embrace innovation, promote collaboration, and offer truly sustainable solutions.
Location: 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Stereotypes of the Religious: How faith correlates with social status

Common stereotypes suggest that Episcopalians are rich, Southern Baptists vote Republican, Unitarians are well-educated, and Mormons have strong families. A project to examine those assumptions was conducted using the 2010... read more >

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How religion is changing in North America

Religion in North America has always been highly dynamic, and is now even more so, says Luis Lugo, director of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Today, Protestantism... read more >

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Strategies for Achieving Financial Stability at Theological Schools

Theology schools are facing enrollment declines that contribute to unbalanced finances. In an ongoing project to understand the financial stress facing many religion schools and to identify helpful remedies, the... read more >

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Database: Masjids, Mosques, and Islamic Centers in the U.S.

Ihsan Bagby, an associate professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Kentucky, in cooperation with researchers at the Hartford Institute of Religion Research, a source of policy-relevant research into... read more >

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Prayer my way: Who’s who in America’s religious landscape?

What is the most religiously diverse area of the United States? That seemingly simple question, it turns out, isn’t so simple — it all depends on how one defines “diversity.”... read more >

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Children's Faith, Doubt and Silence

During a three-year longitudinal study launched by the Fuller Youth Institute, a parent with three post–high school...

Sermons For Those Struggling with Depression

On Sunday, before worshippers at Washington's National Cathedral, Michael Gerson, Washington Post columnist, delivered...

Lilly Endowment Launchs the Seventh Phase of its Giving Indiana Funds

"Last fall, Lilly Endowment launched the seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative (GIFT VII),...

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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. Includes the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010

 

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