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Rebecca L Davis Named APCE Educator of the Year

Rebecca L Davis Named APCE Educator of the Year

Union Presbyterian Seminary has appointed the Rev. Dr. Rebecca L. Davis as associate professor of Christian education, with tenure, at the Charlotte campus; and Dr. James E. Taneti as assistant professor of world Christianity at the Richmond campus. Taneti’s primary role will be as director of the Syngman Rhee Global Mission Center for Christian Education.

Tips on Finding Stillness

Tips on Finding Stillness

We live in a world where stillness is a dwindling resource. Where do we go to find stillness?

More and more of our personal, private space is filled with sound, much less our public space. Our lives are filled with increasing numbers of people, each of whom is entitled to express their own opinions. We live lives immersed in all these expressions. [Read More].

On Being Gathering in February and Other News From On Being

On Being Gathering in February and Other News From On Being

According to On Being founder Krista Tippett, We are now the On Being Project. And I’m thrilled to introduce you to the beautiful, expanded On Being team.

Meanwhile, we’ve been producing the On Being episode each week as ever, adding new voices to the blog, and also making some new things.

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Latest Syllabi From Wabash Center

Latest Syllabi from Wabash Center.Religion and AnthropologyReligious Sects and CultsMethodological and conceptual issues that arise in studying New Religious Movements (NRMs). BibleBible and Western CultureKey examples of biblical traditions and critical... read more >

Professional and Academic Master's Student Rising While Divinity Students are Decreasing

Professional and Academic Master's Student Rising While Divinity Students are Decreasing

"An interesting enrollment trend has been happening across ATS schools in the last two decades, and it has been changing the landscape of theological education in North America. The number of students enrolled in professional master’s degrees and academic master’s degrees (collectively, “MAs” or “MA students”) has been increasing while the number of students enrolled in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) has been declining." [Read More].

Tips On Preaching Effectively

Tips On Preaching Effectively

"What they all share is that they are captivating speakers whose eloquence points toward God, not their own egos, says Shawn Boyd, who works at the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching at Baylor. Boyd helped form the criteria that 179 scholars referred to while sorting through 1,000 nominees to select the final 12.

What Do Congressional Chaplains Do?

What Do Congressional Chaplains Do?

"The American tradition of legislative prayer dates to 1774, when Jacob Duché, the rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, was recruited to offer prayers before the First Continental Congress.

After the Constitution was ratified, the U.S. Senate selected an Episcopal bishop from New York, Samuel Proovost, as its chaplain in April 1789.

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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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