THE TALMUD BLOG: A Tantalizing Tale of Temura Fragments – Guest Post by Noah Bickart.As a Talmudist at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, I have long been accustomed to fantastical tales about the discovery of ancient manuscripts of the Babylonian Talmud. Show More Summary
XIV International Polish Clergy Chess Championship will be held in the Higher Theological Seminary in P?ock, ul. Abp. A. J. Nowowiejskiego 2, 09-400 P?ock from 6 - 11 Jully 2015 Format will be a 10-round Swiss system. All lay and religious...Show More Summary
Is Islam a religion? This question, and others perceived as Islamaphobic, were debated by several professors at Union Theological Seminary in New York City Wednesday, with the panelists seeking to encourage the audience to participate in meaningful inter-religious dialogue.
We're going to say this qualifies as a New Jersey story because though he now teaches at Union Theological Seminary, Dr. Cornel West is a Princeton emeritus, the first African American to graduate from Princeton with a PhD in philosophy,...Show More Summary
There's big drama unfolding at an unlikely place: The General Theological Seminary, located in Chelsea. Eight professors were recently fired after they walked off the job to protest the dean, who has, they claim, "fostered an environment of secrecy and mistrust." [ more › ]
THE NEW YORK TIMES : The Cairo Geniza, Under Piecemeal Restoration (Eve M. Kahn).Experts at the Jewish Theological Seminary in Manhattan are puzzling over curly bits of ancient paper recovered from a closet in a Cairo synagogue. Boxfuls...Show More Summary
R. Albert Mohler Jr., the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary recently spoke with the New York Times about Hillsong Church and criticized the movement for watering down the Gospel message.
There is disenchantment on the left with Barack Obama. Many progressives agree with sentiment recently expressed by Professor Cornell West, a professor at the Union Theological Seminary, who recently told Salon Magazine: "He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. Show More Summary
Outspoken Union Theological Seminary professor Cornel West goes where very few 'thinkers-of-color' have had the courage to go in this interview with Salon's Thomas Frank: "The thing is, [Obama] posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. Show More Summary
Dr. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, recently raised the issue of Dove Award-winning musician Michael Gungor's recent statements that he no longer literally believes in some biblical accounts, such as the creation or the flood, pointing out what's wrong with his deviation from traditional Christianity.
MARTIN LUTHER KING was, at one time, considered an inadequate orator. In December 1950 a transcript from Crozier Theological Seminary records him receiving just a “C” in public speaking—although for actual sermon preparation he scored an “A”. Show More Summary
On Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, Union Theological Seminary professor and author Dr. Cornel West took on the issue of the Israeli occupation for the recent Israel-Hamas conflict. West said that Israel was created because...Show More Summary
The Jewish Theological Seminary's "Micrography" exhibit showcases visual art, mostly from the 19th and early 20th century, made from ancient Hebrew religious texts and contemporary Jewish writings of the time. Read the rest
If you've always wanted the honor of being called a doctor officially, the Abundant Life Bible College and Theological Seminary in Stuart, Florida is promising to give you just that for a small donation of $85. You better hurry though, this fire sale only lasts until the end of August.
Originally Published in the ECOreport “We have sinned,” the President of America’s most prominent seminary wrote in Time Magazine. She was not referring to a sex scandal or embezzlement, but rather the Union Theological Seminary’s stock portfolio. Show More Summary
Fossil fuel divestment is a moral issue. Religious institutions appear to be taking a stand.
Cultural trends show that America is next in line to become a secular nation, said Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Al Molher in his Southern Baptist Convention 2014 report.
Following criticism of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's decision to admit a Muslim Palestinian student to its archeology doctoral program in 2012, President Paige Patterson offered a teary-eyed apology on Wednesday.
By divesting from fossil fuel corporations but refusing to do anything re the Israeli occupation, Union Theological Seminary has decided to speak boldly internationally except on the oppression of the Palestinian people, says Marc Ellis at Mondoweiss.net