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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

View of Lakewood Church, Houston

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.

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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 >

On Being Studio launches new podcast

On Being Studio launches new podcast

The On Being studios has launched a new podcast, "Being Wise." The show, hosted by Krista Tippett, is described as an "inquirty into the mystery and art of living." Subscribe on iTunes.

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Franklin College Master's Program Gift

"A $150,000 gift from Drs. Leonard and Teresa Bissonnette will help support Franklin College's new Master of Science in...

Working Hands

The Work of the Hands by Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros ... It’s with open hands that we welcome the stranger, open up...

International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

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