NEW YORK (RNS) — The new president of New York Theological Seminary talked about her diverse student body, her concerns about child sexual abuse and her support of open-mindedness among her students.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Three dozen students from religious graduate schools at historically black colleges and universities attended a pilot course on religious freedom to learn the lessons and lingo of a field that has traditionally been predominated by white men.
(RNS) — Daniel Lehmann, an Orthodox rabbi and the president of Hebrew College in Newton Centre, Mass., was picked to lead the Northern California consortium that includes graduate and doctoral degree offerings in Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu traditions.
(RNS) — Berkeley's Zaytuna College will move into Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary's old campus in January.
(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.
HAMEL, Ill. — While the pool of men answering the call to enter seminary has shrunk in recent decades, some want to enforce higher standards on ministers who aren’t ordained.
(RNS) Evangelical churches and colleges have failed to educate people on how to think in a Christian way about their role as citizens.
(RNS) Squeezed by the economics of denominational decline, many mainline Protestant seminaries are seeking new lifelines in partnerships.
(RNS) The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg said they would be “forming one seminary” from the two existing institutions.