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Cornel West Blasts Obama Is A "Brown-Faced Clinton", A "Post-Traumatic Depression" Will Follow

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

Theologian on Gungor's Not Taking Bible Literally: 'This Is Not a Tempest in a Teapot'

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.

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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

Cornel West: Jews 'Landed on the Backs of Some Arabs in 1940s'

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

Ancient Hebrew ASCII art

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

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

Bible College Offers Doctorate for Donation of $85; But You Better Hurry, the Offer Is Only Good Until the End of August

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.

Mainline Churches Divesting Themselves Of Fossil Fuel Investments

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

Union Theological Seminary and Catholic university both divest from fossil fuels

Fossil fuel divestment is a moral issue. Religious institutions appear to be taking a stand.

America Not Immune to Secularization, Says Al Mohler in SBC 2014 Report

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.

Backlash Over Muslim Seminary Student Sparks Emotional Apology From Paige Patterson at SBC

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

Ayn Rand scholar Dave Brat, who just trounced House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Virginia prim

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Ayn Rand scholar Dave Brat, who just trounced House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Virginia primary, did not attend Princeton. In fact, he attended the Princeton Theological Seminary, which is not part of the Ivy League university. Anyway, why would anyone lie about attending Princeton? Read more...

After Beating Eric Cantor, Tea Party's Dave Brat Says: Nation Needs to Stop 'Cheap Political Rhetoric'

Tea Party challenger and Princeton Theological Seminary graduate Dave Brat handed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor a stunning defeat in the GOP primary of Virginia's conservative 7th congressional district Tuesday, which sent shockwaves across the country and a declaration from the anti-establishment force that it isn't dead.

Rejecting Roth

Will Philip Roth ever shake his critics who accuse him of anti-Semitism? Judith Thurman checked in with the author as he recently received an honorary degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary: The spectre of “outside” voices objecting to his recognition by a bastion of Jewish learning and Conservative theology couldn’t spoil Roth’s pleasure in the […]

Baptist Seminary Defends Acceptance of Palestinian Muslim Student, Says 'He Is a Man of Peace'

A spokesperson for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, said that the school's acceptance of a Palestinian Muslim student should not be perceived as an alteration in policy, but as a one-time exception.

Baptist Seminary President Accused of Sexual Harrassment by Students Says Accreditors Believe School Must Rebuild Trust

The president of a Baptist seminary accused of sexually harassing two female students and one female employee said that following an investigation by the school's accreditors, the Association of Theological Schools is asking that the John Leland Center for Theological Studies administration rebuild its lost trust.

Interview with Shamma Friedman

THE TALMUD BLOG: An Interview with Shamma Friedman (Yitz Landes)Today, May 6th 2014, Prof. Shamma Friedman of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Bar-Ilan University will be awarded the Israel Prize in Talmud, the most prestigious prize that the field has to offer. Show More Summary

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary's Al Mohler 'can't give' us acceptance; good thing we're not asking

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

In a chat with Tony Perkins, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary president Albert Mohler today declared that he and his fellows "can't give" LGBT people their support or acceptance because that would just condemn us. Here's that: You know what, Al?...

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