In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with the Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, the new dean of Howard’s divinity school, about why she’s excited about the challenges of theological education.
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In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Laura Everett talks with Almeda M. Wright, Yale Divinity School professor and the author of “The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans,” about her training and background as an engineer and her work with young people in ministry.
Computer screens display video conferencing for a Central Baptist Seminary synchronous class. Photo courtesy of Auburn Seminary
A recent study from Auburn Seminary takes a look at online distance education within theological schools and finds exciting experiments as well as challenges.
From MOOCs to teach-outs, leading change at the University of Michigan requires an openness to technology and a “team sport mentality,” says the associate vice provost for academic innovation.
Children in the WINGS for Kids afterschool program display their latest art project: butterflies.
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WINGS invests deeply in its staff with rigorous screening, intensive training and ongoing coaching. This culture of leadership has been critical to its success.
Students at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University, where the Rev. Dr. John W. Kinney served as senior vice president and dean. Photo courtesy of Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology
In an era when ministry is rapidly changing, theological schools must be more sensitive to the needs of both students and the church, even if it means questioning long-held approaches, says the pastor and theological educator.
Frank Yamada took over as executive director of The Association of Theological Schools on July 1. Photo by Lynda Scahill/Simply Sisters Photography
The new executive director of The Association of Theological Schools talks about his vision for the organization and why he is hopeful about the future of the church and theological education.
Wandering and getting lost is crucial to the practice of ministry. And it must be honored in our seminary classrooms, the places where religious leaders are formed, writes a seminary professor.
L. Roger Owens and the Rev. Patrice L. Fowler-Searcy meet at a coffeeshop in the East Liberty neighborhood. Fowler-Searcy has spent two decades serving the church and helping revitalize the community; she shares her wisdom and experience with Owens and his students. Photos by Alexander Catedral
How does a seminary professor keep learning once he has left the parish? L. Roger Owens found a teacher in the Rev. Patrice L. Fowler-Searcy, who has worked to revitalize the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
The role of the U.S. poet laureate is to encourage Americans -- especially children -- to find their voices and express themselves, says the first Hispanic writer to serve in the position.