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    Ecumenism Award 2018: Dr’s Timothy Wengert and John Roth

    The Consortium’s Ecumenism award for 2018 goes to Dr. Timothy Wengert, emeritus of Lutheran Theological Seminary Philadelphia (now United Lutheran Seminary) and Dr. John Roth of Goshen College.   They gave outstanding addresses on the “Healing of Memories” in Mennonite-Lutheran Dialogue at the Figel Event on Ecumenism on February 13.   Our thanks to them for such a challenging and inspiring event. …

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    Washington Theological Union School Transcripts

    Effective June 30, 2015, Washington Theological Union will cease all administrative operations and will no longer maintain either an office or personnel. The Union’s official website will go offline by the end of this calendar year. For assistance in obtaining an academic transcript reflecting Union coursework, please contact the registrar’s office at St. Bonaventure University (www.sbu.edu/academics/registrar’s-office/transcripts). Alumni and friends may…

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    The Healing of Memory in Ecumenism

    A concept form Pope John Paul II, the “Healing of Memory” has been adopted as a goal and a process for dialogues between Christian communities with a history of persecution, violence, and trauma over the ages. Peacemaking churches, like the Mennonites, and historic Reformation churches, like the Lutherans, have been leaders in this healing and truth-telling, along with the Catholic…

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    Trinity Wall Street Values in Action Conference @ VTS

     
    Trinity (Wall Street) Institute 2018: Values in Action
    Virginia Theological Seminary is hosting a regional partner site for the 2018 Trinity Institute, “Values in Action,” being broadcast from Trinity Wall Street in New York City. We will livestream the plenary sessions and participate our own facilitated small groups on-site at VTS.

    We all want to create a better world, and that requires…

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    Amazing Discussion Israel-Palestine and Peace

    At the Tachmindji event held Sunday night, young peace-builders Doron Shapir and Mahmoud Jabari gave stirring and personal accounts about how the Seeds of Peace training has impacted their views, and their ongoing commitments and work in Peacebuilding.   Aaron David Miller shared his perspective on how Track II diplomacy in the region is the key to ongoing peace efforts.   He…

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    Time to still take a Consortium course in Spring!

    Registration for a Spring course is still possible in many schools, so check out the offerings!   You can also check up on January term courses that are still open.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to take a course in another tradition, perhaps in your favorite field:   Bible, Theology, Preaching, and more.   Or take a unique course related to a Consortium Certificate:…

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    Youth Visions for Peace Oct. 29

    Young people bring new visions of peace to war-torn regions of the globe.  “Seeds of Peace” fosters peace-loving friendships and conflict resolution skills among youth from all over the world.   Two of these Seeds, one Israeli and one Palestinian, join renowned expert Aaron David Miller on Oct. 29 at evening event and reception at American University. Join us!…

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    Reformation Commemoration and Polemics in Art

    Outstanding Reformation Conference at Yale Divinity School this week–with historians and theologians who dared to inquire about the Reformation’s impact today.  During the Conference, Yale unveiled an historic Portrait of Reformers patterned after 1640’s lithographs common in England and the Netherlands.   Recent restoration unveils Catholic opponents at foot of the table who confess: “The Candle is lighted, and we cannot…

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    McKibben on Keep it in the Ground at Yale

    Over a thousand came out to hear Bill McKibben on closing opportunity gap for Environmental action at Yale University–huge crowd in Woolsey Hall.  Amazing introduction by Mary Evelyn Tucker of Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology.  Challenge to get busy on school investment portfolios, actions to slow or halt petroleum infrastructures, and to move forward with 100% renewables. Preceded by…

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    Christians and Immigration

    In the face of DACA and travel bans, U.S. Christians engage Immigration not only as an ethical and human issue, but also as an issue of their own identity.   Historically, of course, most of us immigrated to this country, but also our theological identity is grounded in Paul’s words:   “You are no Longer Strangers and Foreigners” (Eph. 2:19)…

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