Economic squeeze produces a new kind of seminarian

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NEWTON, Mass. (RNS) When Newton, Mass. artist Paula Rendino needed fresh inspiration last year (2008), she sought her muse in an unlikely place: seminary. Art school would have been “too boring,” Rendino explained. She yearned to bring fresh depth to her work by pondering spiritual themes. Now she does exactly that alongside dozens of ministers-in-training […]

  • Dale

    Somehow, people suddenly remember God when they’re experiencing hard times. Hopefully, when they get through those times, they’d also give back to those who are in need.

  • john

    I find that really interesting too. I was just reading a post on religion actually on this and they were saying the same thing, how people tend to start being more religious when they’re in need. We can’t be fair weather about something like this.

  • Poeple involved should just take the time to think about things.

  • Alot of thinking needs to be done, and hopefully right steps will be taken.

  • Right approach needs to be adopted.