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This is the archived website of Pulpit & Pew, a now-completed interdenominational research project funded by Lilly Endowment to assess the state...

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“Meet Your Neighbors: Interfaith FACTs,”  by Faith Communities Today, offers a comparative look at the beliefs and practices of Christian, Jewish and Muslim congregations across the United States.

A Look At The Health Of Theological Education  Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Faculty members at theological schools are highly satisfied with their jobs. They are bidding higher for a select group of students. But those students are incurring far more educational debt than in the past. Those are among the conclusions of three studies. The studies, which were completed before the economic downturn,  update conclusions drawn 10 years ago on the subjects of theological faculty, seminary financing and student debt. They contain much good news and much that will require further conversation and closer study.

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Studying a congregation's narrative, experts say, helps shape a church's future.

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