(RNS) Dean Katherine Hancock Ragsdale has been outspoken in her support of abortion rights, earning the title of "the high priestess of abortion" from critics.
(RNS) Seminary leaders seek reconciliation with faculty who have been reinstated provisionally.
NEW YORK (RNS) A collective statement from faculty said they will consider the board's offer. "For now, we need to spend some time individually and collectively in prayerful reflection on the Board’s decision so that we can determine the best way forward," the statement said.
(RNS) Our clergy aren't seen as "thought leaders" or our institutions as worthy of emulation.
(RNS) The Christian ethicist said he does not want to be seen as taking sides in a conflict between the administration and its faculty.
NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church's flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in "train wrecks." Their time has passed.
(RNS) It's unclear whether eight faculty resigned or were effectively fired, and what the future holds for the Episcopal Church's flagship seminary.