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Explaining Religiously Motivated Violence

At a time when religious expression in the “public square” of the United States is being discouraged, an intriguing study argues that “the probability of religious violence increases when religious... read more >

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How Dashboards Measure Progress

“A dashboard is a quick solution to information overload,” according to William R. Myers, retired director of leadership education and accreditation at the Association of Theological Schools. In a short video archived... read more >

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Professors Slow to Adopt Digital Learning While Online Spiritual Formation Grows

Most professors think that the quality of online education is inferior to face-to-face education, and two-thirds of those surveyed have never published scholarship digitally, according to two 2012 surveys. Meanwhile,... read more >

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What a Theology School’s Board Chair Must Believe

A theological institution cannot be stronger than is its board of directors, and the board cannot be strong unless the partnership between the board chair and the institution’s president is... read more >

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Avoid Common Pitfalls When Surveying Your Congregation

Congregations looking to revitalize themselves and engage their congregants often initiate surveys and questionnaires but, one pastor warns, these types of surveys aren’t a one-size-fits-all way to assess a community.... read more >

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The Korean-American generation gap

Although just 2 percent of the people of Asia practice Christianity, more than half of the people of South Korea are Christian. South Korean immigrants to the United States typically... read more >

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Pakistani Christians still face persecution

Though Christianity has been present in Pakistan since soon after the time of Jesus, it was the 19th-century Western missionaries who had the most impact on Christianity’s viability in the... read more >

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Bringing faiths together through music

More than a century ago, missionaries discovered that singing biblical psalms set to indigenous melodies produced mass conversions among the persecuted Punjabis of what is now Pakistan. The Rev. Eric... read more >

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ATLA Offers Free Access to Extensive Image Database

The American Theological Library Association, a member association of theology school libraries and librarians, through its Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative, now offers free access to some portions of its extensive... read more >

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Resource: Searchable Theology Projects and Theses

The American Theological Library Association, a member association of religion school libraries and librarians, offers a searchable database of more than 11,000 doctoral program projects and theses in all areas... read more >

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Are There Guns in Your Church

Connie Peterson is an accountant whose work requires a calculator, not a weapon. But she doesn’t go anywhere without...

6/10 Religiously Unaffiliated Americans are Athiest, Agnostic or “Nothing in Particular”

"A growing share of Americans are religiously unaffiliated. We recently asked a representative sample of more...

Art and Music Helping To Survive The Worst

“How do we survive when the worst happens? What are the mechanisms?” For Joe Carter, one answer was in spirituals —...

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