Following in the footsteps of Rep. Barney Frank, Penn & Teller, Bill Maher, Julia Sweeney, and members of the symphonic metal band Nightwish, President of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Danny Akin has recorded a video explaining why he's "openly secular":
Brice Jones, ' P.Oxy. 11.1351: From Oxyrhynchus to the Green Collection' 20th May 2015: Pap 1351 was donated by the Egyptian Exploration Fund to a theological seminary, but in 2003 the latter sold it at Sotheby's in a larger lot of papyri. Show More Summary
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THREE: Three Princeton Theological Seminary Students Named Fullbright Fellowship Winners, notably (for the purposes of PaleoJudaica) to Philip Forness:At the University of Munich, Forness will research Syriac, Arabic, and Ethiopic languages and cultures in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Show More Summary
It is vital that Christians address important social issues - such as climate change and economic inequality - using a theological framework. Otherwise, we allow conservative fundamentalists to shape the debate over the future of Christianity.
- The Jewish Theological Seminary is selling a Gutenberg Bible fragment from its collections: the complete Book of Esther (in eight leaves) will go on the block at Christie's on 19 June, with an estimate of $500,000-700,000. The JTSShow More Summary
NEW YORK (RNS) "The collapse of the Protestant mainline has been swift, steady, and self-inflicted," Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President R. Albert Mohler wrote in 2008. Mohler's views align with those of many other evangelical...Show More Summary
The following is a guest-post by Lauren Tuchman. Lauren is entering her third year of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is passionate about the intersection of disability justice and religion, grassroots Jewish community building, community organizing and Gemara. Show More Summary
Dr. Tony Evans, the first African American to earn a doctorate in Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary, chided black Americans recently for not taking responsibility for the breakdown of their families, declaring that "the white man is not making you do that." He also charged that black families were a lot stronger and made more progress during slavery.
If you are in the Chicago area, next weekend you can come watch me reach a personal milestone. I'm delivering my first actual sermon. And that's the prayer request. I enrolled at Reformed Theological Seminary last year and have begun pursuing my Masters in Biblical Studies. Show More Summary
Dallas Theological Seminary, one of the top 20 seminaries in the U.S., revealed Tuesday that the school's President, Mark L. Bailey, apologizes for racism "every year" after graduate Jimmy King, who now serves as senior pastor of Proclamation...Show More Summary
The following piece, which appeared originally in the RAVSAK journal HaYidion, is a guest-post by Lauren Tuchman. Lauren is entering her third year of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She is passionate about the intersection of disability justice and religion, grassroots Jewish community building, community organizing and Gemara. Show More Summary
Jimmy King, a Dallas Theological Seminary graduate who now serves as senior pastor of Proclamation Church in Orlando, Florida, accused the school said to be one of the top 20 seminaries in the U.S. of not providing him and other black...Show More Summary
While visiting a friend studying at Union Theological Seminary many years ago, I learned how uneasy the topic of masturbation makes the phone counselors at “The 700 Club.”
ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: JTS Cairo Genizah Manuscripts.Background on the Cairo Geniza is here and here and oh so many links. The latter link is specifically about the collection at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
I successfully completed my oral defense last week and have now completed all the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Ministry (DMin) from Chicago Theological Seminary. There are a lot of people to thank but I'll start with three:...
Chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary John Piper, disclosed in a recent sermon what he believes to be the reason why PhDs in theology commit adultery and argued that they cheat "probably more" than "less-educated people."
A first-of-its-kind gathering of over 25 different influential Christian organizations and leaders, including the Southern Baptist Convention and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte), convened this week to discuss and trade...Show More Summary
New Life For Luhr LibraryEmpty since 2010, building now houses Webster U's IT Department & chess programby Mary Shapiro February 27, 2015After being empty since 2010, the Luhr building on the campus of Eden Theological Seminary is now...Show More Summary
Speaking at Westminster Theological Seminary's second-ever "Real State of the Union" conference last Saturday, three Christian scholars stressed to attendees that it is time for Christians to faithfully stand up in the public square and reclaim America's Judeo-Christian heritage from what has become a prominently secular society.
The note below comes from Keith Harper of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Keith will be initiating and editing a new series with the University of Tennessee Press, on Baptist history in America. Below is a note about the series, brief explanation, and contact information. Show More Summary