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On Church-Related Higher Education

In an effort to help new faculty acclimate to the role of teaching at a church-related college, Stephen Haynes started the Rhodes Consultation with assistance from the Lilly Endowment. Selected... read more >

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Loving Our Neighbors Means Embracing Even the Bad Ones

Boundaries are essential for marking identities; however, there must be gates in those boundaries so they can open and close in hospitable ways. Failure to structure gates into boundaries leads... read more >

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Leading Lives That Matter

A vocational calling is not something to be "figured out." Instead, say Dorothy Bass and Mark Schwehn, it is discovered in the midst of living and doing. In a discussion,... read more >

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Developing Religious Conversation among Faculty

Respectful faculty-level conversations about differences in religious perception are important. If faculty learn to engage in respectful conversation about religion, each will be better prepared to discuss religion and religious... read more >

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On Diversity and the Institutional Landscape of Theological Education

The diversity in the contemporary seminary student population complicates pedagogical and institutional identity issues, raises questions about how Christian spiritual formation is fostered, and challenges seminaries to refine how they... read more >

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On Teaching and Learning in the Seminary

Contemporary seminaries face diversity, formation, institutional identity, and assessment issues that were not present prior to the 1960s. In the face of these challenges, seminaries can productively claim a sense... read more >

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Transitioning the Newly Ordained into Ministry

Vocational disillusionment plagues new pastors because the transition into ministry causes clergy idealism to run up against the reality of human congregations. To help pastors, judicatories need to use non... read more >

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Educating Leaders for Ministry

Contemporary Roman Catholic ministry leadership training is challenged by the expanding diversity of students entering seminary; the difficulty students have in integrating theory and practice, self and community; and the... read more >

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The State of U.S. Theological Education

Seminary students reflect the general public interest in exploring pluralism. This results in a desire for programs and degrees that do not lead to religion careers. Seminaries are taking steps... read more >

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Theological Education Goals in the Midst of Change

Contemporary theology students are more interested in a diverse array of spiritual expressions than social action. Seminaries have responded by cobbling together new classes and, in some cases, new programs.... read more >

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