Theology must return to answering the big questions of flourishing and the meaning of a good life, says a scholar and pastor.
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The author speaks at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta's "TheoEd Talks," a creative example of church-based theological education. Photo courtesy of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta
For almost 500 years, the church has been outsourcing theological education to seminaries and divinity schools. It’s time to return some of that task to local churches, says a seminary scholar and teacher.
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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.
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.