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Roundtable Seminar for Midcareer Faculty

Roundtable Seminar for Midcareer Faculty

Dates & Time: 
Oct 06, 2017 to Oct 08, 2017

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 after tenure and emerge into leadership positions in their institutions. More information

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Chicago, Illinois
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ATS/COA Biennial Meeting June 20-24

ATS/COA Biennial Meeting June 20-24

Dates & Time: 
Jun 20, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018
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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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 >

Deadline for Religion Newswriters Contest

Deadline for Religion Newswriters Contest

Dates & Time: 
Sep 07, 2017

Deadline to register for the 2017 Religion Newswriters contest is February 3. The Religion Newswriters Association hosts this and other annual contests to showcase religion reporting excellence in the news media, with more than $10,000 in prizes. Information on award guidelines, eligibility and entry fees is available on the RNA website. Entrants need not be RNA members, but joining RNA can save up to $75 on entry fees and simplify the entry process.

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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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Is there a future for christianity?

American society has changed dramatically over the last generation; today’s congregation functions in a postmodern, post-traditional, multigenerational, multicultural world. Recent studies show that while congregations respond to societal change and... read more >

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Understanding the religion of terrorists

The April 2013 bombings at the Boston Marathon, and the subsequent identification of ethnic Chechen immigrants of the Islamic faith as the perpetrators, once again raised questions about the relationship... read more >

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Six Steps To Welcoming A New Church Pastor

Six Steps To Welcoming A New Church Pastor Welcome Sign In A Church Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Choosing a new pastor is a tough job for a search committee. The wrong decision can be disastrous for pastor and church. Religion researchers offer tips to get your faith community on the right track when recruiting a new pastor.

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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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