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Nondenominational students more prevalent in seminaries

While more evangelical students enter seminary with only parachurch experience, some leave with denominational credentials.

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The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion's Theology School Deans blog can offer support or a place for school administration to gather and share ideas, and where members of the Wabash Center's deans' colloquy continue their rich conversations about the work of theological school deans. Wabash's "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda" blog features writing from e

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Best Resources for Teaching Religion

Religious educators are often challenged to stay informed of best practices and trends in teaching, to keep coursework relevant to current issues, and to sustain professional inquiry into their area of expertise. Insights Into Religion offers a regularly updated archive of articles, research, information and educational opportunities for teachers of religion, provided by a number of our affiliate religious organizations and researchers who specialize in religious education. 

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Teaching and Tolerating Faith in the Classroom

Faith enters the classroom in several ways. At a minimum, teachers and students arrive with their own views on faith. In addition, many colleges teach courses in religious studies, and... read more >

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Teaching Religious Pluralism and Diversity

Teaching pluralism and diversity involves both content and method, for the inherent assumptions, biases and unconscious behaviors of teachers convey as much a message as does the content being presented. ... read more >

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Teaching the Ethics of Writing

Plagiarism is a perennial problem, though it is not always intentional. Sometimes students plagiarize out of ignorance about how to properly cite and use other people’s work. However, at other... read more >

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Traditions and Transformation in Theological Education of Clergy

By definition, theological education comprises the teaching of religious traditions and historically depends upon instructional methods that are, themselves, infused with pedagogical traditions. On the other hand, contemporary religious congregations... read more >

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Teaching Controversial Issues

College students are bound to become caught up in conflict over ideas expressed within a course. How students react to controversial material is partially related to their stage of intellectual... read more >

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Pilot Small Grant Program

Seminaries and schools of theology that are members of the Lilly Fellows Program National Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities are invited to submit proposals for small grants to stimulate... read more >

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What is the Purpose of Institutions of Spiritual Education?

Jesuit schools of higher education base their pedagogy in a “theology of engagement” anchored to three core Christian convictions: that creation is good and worthy of study; that creation has... read more >

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The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) is an online tool designed to help leaders of all congregations find the right...

Is Pence Right About The Growth of Religion in the US?

"Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." —...

Apply for a Thriving in Ministry Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a new grant program to help pastors thrive in congregational leadership and thus...

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