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Help with Making the Most of Change

  Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Fourth Edition) by William Bridges, Susan Bridges. Da Capo Books, 2016.   Transitioning between the old and the new affects all congregations, and they feel... read more >

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Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining

The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey. The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >

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What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States

Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >

Religious Laws in Seven Muslim Majority Countries

Religious Laws in Seven Muslim Majority Countries

US President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration (January, 2017) bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for the next 90 days and suspends the admission of all refugees for 120 days.

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Guiding Seminary’s Governance

Excellent archive of the In Trust magazine’s articles with a searchable index to find just the article and resource you might need to assist in guiding your Seminary’s governance.  This... read more >

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2015 National Survey Report

American churches, synagogues and other faith communities are changing.  This recent report describes the key findings from the 2015 national survey of churches and other religious communities in the United... read more >

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Journal of Community and Family Ministries Recent Issues

  Topics in the Journal of Community and Family Ministries from Baylor University include: 50+ Adult Ministries; Business as Mission;  Children Adolescents, and Families;  Community Ministry and Development;  Congregational Assessment;  Global Missions;... read more >

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Religion, Science, The Environment and the Pope Francis Effect

  GlobalPlus is a new monthly feature of the Association of Religion Data Archives designed to increase understanding on critical issues in international religion. Each GlobalPlus will examine a key topic in... read more >

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Statistics and Research

Statistics based on well designed research in many fields provide insights for further research and decision-making by leaders in both academic and ecclesial communities.  A religious reference librarian should know... read more >

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Primary Documents in Theology

It is important to have an understanding of what a primary document is and what it is not. For most researchers, a primary document is a first-hand account of historical... read more >

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A Call For Papers on Games and Learning in Religion and Theology

Teaching Theology and Religion Special Call for Papers on “Games and Learning in Religion and Theology”  ...

2017 Award Winners - Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship   Recipients include: Lizbeth Celis, Concord; Tessa Clark, Bethany...

McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

On the stump with former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, or writing the lead piece in the New York Times’...

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