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Libraries in the digital age: Facilities revamped as exhibit, study spaces still draw students

Staff at three universities across the United States - Emory University in Georgia, North Park University in Chicago, and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, near Atlanta, outlined how they’ve revamped their library facilities and adopted digital technology to remain competitive in an increasingly digital world.

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The Amazon Effect: Worshippers flocking to larger churches

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

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Congregations embracing technology, study finds

Websites, Facebook and other tools are helping churches stay connected to their members and reach out to the wider community.

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Hospitality is key to church growth

A competitive marketplace is forcing churches to embrace business practices to court fickle churchgoers.

Science and Religion - Wars and Myths

Science and Religion - Wars and Myths


Nancey Murphy, senior professor of Christian philosophy, explains why faith and science are not mutually exclusive concepts ... [Listen now].

Resources

List of non-religious resources

At times researchers may need non-religious resources for purposes of interdisciplinary study. The American Theological Library Association has compiled a list of database resources that go beyond the religious scope. Here... read more >

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Multimedia reference guide

Video and audio resources are in demand for today's learners. How can you find credible, high-valued multi-media content? This resource, created by the American Theological Library Association, provides helpful tools regarding... read more >

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Denominations and Religious Groups

On this page those interested in Religion Studies, Practical Theology, and the Sociology of Religion can find information on various Christian denominations and other religious groups and traditions. Provided are links... read more >

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A Go-To Source on Church History

This list created by ATLA can be used either as a quick “go-to” guide for church history reference situations, or as an in-depth resource for study.   Browsing through and familiarizing yourself... read more >

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$1 Million Grant Helps Rural Clergy to Thrive and Flourish

Campbell University has received a grant of $995,627 to help establish the Fellowship for Clergy in Rural and...

Sermon Resources by Carl Dudley

 The Christian Ministry magazineThe Layperson's-eye View--January/February 1999The Common Touch--November/December...

Lilly Endowment Grant Supports Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church has an important partner as it responds to shifts in the religious landscape. In 2018, the Lilly...

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