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Creating Seminary Alliances: Perspectives, Pitfalls and Possibilities

American seminaries have been facing increasing financial pressures as enrollment declines and costs increase. A number of struggling seminaries have sought to form alliances, but often find the obstacles too... read more >

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2018 FTE Leaders in the Academy Conference

2018 FTE Leaders in the Academy Conference

Dates & Time: 
Jun 06, 2018 to Jun 09, 2018

Each year the Fund for Theological Education convenes its Doctoral Fellows for the Leaders in the Academy Conference, a learning event that is designed to cultivate a community of mentoring, address critical developmental needs for students at different stages, and create space for clarification of vocational and professional direction.&

Location: 
Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 East 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois

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Journalists Eligible For Religion, Spirituality Scholarships

Journalists wishing to take college courses in religion or spirituality may apply for a scholarship administered by the Religion Newswriters Association. The ongoing program, funded by a grant from the... read more >

Lilly Receives Grant to Support Graduate Fellows Program

Lilly Receives Grant to Support Graduate Fellows Program

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts was awarded a grant totaling nearly $1.2 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. This is the 10th such grant that has supported the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts, based at Valparaiso University. This new grant will ensure funding for the newest of the three LFP programs — the Lilly Graduate Fellows Program — through the year 2019.

The 2018 Lilly Fellows Program National Conference

The 2018 Lilly Fellows Program National Conference

Dates & Time: 
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018

The 28rd Annual Twenty-Eighth Annual National Conference "Robust and Receptive Ecumenism" will take place at Hope College, Holland, Michigan October 12-14, 2018

Location: 
Hope College, Holland, Michigan

Auburn President Attends Foreign Relations Workshop

Auburn President Attends Foreign Relations Workshop

The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, president of Auburn Theological Seminary, was chosen to take part in the Council on Foreign Relations' Religion and Foreign Policy Summer Workshop in Summer 2013. The annual workshop brings religious leaders from across the country to the Council on Foreign Relations' headquarters in New York to discuss pressing international issues. The Council also convenes hundreds of other events each year around the country, many of which are open to religious community leaders who may attend in person or by teleconference or webcast.

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Seminaries continue to attract older students

The latest enrollment figures for U.S. and Canadian theological schools show a decline or stagnation in every age group except 50- to 64-year-olds. Among these students are successful executives retiring early and eager for a second career.

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

We live in a time of tension and conflict, arguing and fighting for what we believe is true. Many of us are attracted...

Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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