(AP) — With the difficulty some Middle Easterners are having entering the United States, some American Muslims are looking to educate homegrown imam and scholars to serve their burgeoning communities in the future.
(RNS) — Believe that the creator of the universe made us all for a much higher purpose than to languish in debt.
(RNS) — The smallest of the four main branches of American Judaism will be called Reconstructing Judaism.
(RNS) 'This is the first I know of an evangelical seminary with a free-standing requirement for graduation to participate in this kind of discrete training,' said a theological schools expert.
(RNS) A small, but growing number of transgender students seek out divinity school precisely because it is a place where they can wrestle with questions about their place and purpose in the universe.
(RNS) The new plan comes as mainline Protestant seminaries take steps to weather financial storms caused by an average drop in enrollments of nearly 24 percent since 2005.
(RNS) Future clergy need to learn what contemporary physical, social, historical, psychological, literary, legal, biological, and racial forces say about human sexuality -- not just what their religion preaches.
We need Mormon youth dances not just because they help teens learn to socialize, etc. We need them because we've lost nearly every organized activity that once existed in the Church purely for the sake of fun.
New York Times columnist David Brooks called Christian Wiman's "My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer" the "best modern book on belief." Here Wiman shares how people of faith can begin accessing the spiritual power of poetry even if, at first, they "just don't get it."
(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.
ISLAMABAD (RNS) Two attempts have been made since Sept. 11, 2001 to regulate the country's seminaries. Both have failed.
(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) A new report says American Christians would do more to help the poor if their pastors were less timid about asking them to open their wallets.
(RNS) The Christian ethicist said he does not want to be seen as taking sides in a conflict between the administration and its faculty.
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