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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 >

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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... read more >

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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,... read more >

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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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Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer were selected from 68 applicants in the county by a committee with the Wayne County...

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us...

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual...

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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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