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Encouraging Youth To Engage and Study Theology

Encouraging Youth To Engage and Study Theology

Getting high school students interested in theology sounds like a pretty tall order. In the age of “nones” and “dones” and continuing declines in religious adherence, younger generations have been identified with a less-is-more attitude toward faith. But that assumption is getting some pushback from organizations convinced that youth would embrace theology when it’s proven to have practical and meaningful applications in their lives. “What’s causing teens t

Duke Expands Research on America's Religious Congregations

Duke Expands Research on America's Religious Congregations

Duke receives $1.5 million grant to study America's evolving congregations. Research from Lilly Endowment grant assesses how America's religious congregations are changing over time. The grant will fund the fourth wave of the National Congregations Study (NCS), conducted at Duke. This ongoing survey collects and disseminates information about programs and staffing at American churches, synagogues, mosques and other places of worship. Mark Chaves, a Duke professor of sociology, religious studies and divinity, directs the NCS.

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Bible Study and Sermons, Resources From Union Presbyterian Seminary

  This Week At Union Presybyterian Seminary ...   Lunch and Presentation Featuring Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb  Tuesday,March 21 Complimentary Lunch 12:00-12:30 Dr. Raheb's Presentation 12:30-1:30   Dr. Raheb is the senior pastor or the world famous... read more >

Women in the Fuller Community Share Their Wisdom

Women in the Fuller Community Share Their Wisdom

In honor of National Women's History Month, we believe it's important to focus our newest episode of Conversing on the topic of implicit bias in institutions. In this conversation, President Mark Labberton interviews Jeanelle Austin (left), operations director for Fuller's Pannell Center, and Lindsey Wright (right), administrative assistant for Fuller's Brehm Center. They discuss implicit bias, gender dynamics in the church and workplace, and their hopes for the future. Find more resources on women in leadership on FULLER studio.

What Do Mormons, Catholics, and Muslims Have In Common In America?

What Do Mormons, Catholics, and Muslims Have In Common In America?

Stephen Prothero in a Politico article highlighted by Faith & Leadership compared the descrimination Muslims, Catholics, and Mormons have expeirneced in the United States saying, "In attacking Catholics and Mormons, the ancestors of Gorka and Flynn and other anti-Muslim culture warriors claimed that these growing religious groups were un-Christian, immoral, and un-American. In short, they were theological imposters, amoral villains, and traitors to the nation – labels hate groups now widely apply to Muslims.

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Bible Study and Sermons Resources From Rev. Dr. James Forbes

Saving the Soul of Our Nation, An On Scripture Feature  Rev. Dr. James Forbes with a focus on Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Psalm 119:1-8, I Corinthians 3:1-9 and Matthew 5:21-37. More Bible... read more >

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Do You Have An Opinion? Pitch Your Documentary to the New York Times

Do you have an opinion and a way to make a documentary film about it? Pitch you short documentary film to the New York...

The Psychology of Self-Righteousness with Jonathan Haidt On Being

“When it comes to moral judgments, we think we are scientists discovering the truth, but actually we are lawyers...

2018 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program Details Now Available

In the 2018 Lilly Endowment National Clergy Renewal Program and the 2018 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program for...

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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. Includes the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010

 

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