STVU recognized as seminary that Changes the World
Today, I am at the Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology visiting with the Advisory Council and Dean Walker. Such a joy to see this recently honored seminary community at work! See the recognition from the Center for Faith and Service.
Black Women in Preaching at STVU Convocation
Annual Convocation at the Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology in Richmond celebrates Black Women in Preaching this week. Outstanding program, and still time to sign up and come!
Hispanic Ministry and Public Life Event at Wesley
WTC Students can attend for only $100! Scholarship help available from WTC.
Luther Colloquy: Theology and Exegesis in African Contexts Oct. 31
Christianity is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world; Lutheran churches have participated in that growth alongside a varied array of other denominations and movements. What directions might Lutheran theology, exegesis, and church life take in Africa? And what will the implications of these directions be for the future of Lutheranism and of Christianity itself? Daylong event with experts…
Jewish-Christian course draws students!
Thirteen Consortium students joined rabbinical students from Reform, Reconstructionist, and Renewal movements for the Fifth Emerging Religious Leaders Course at the Pearlstone Center from June 3-7. We joined our member partner, the Institute for Islamic, Jewish, and Christian to bring rabbinical students Christian seminaries together for a week of study, theological examination, and friendship building that begins a new trajectory for…
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. …
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…
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…