When board members of Bangor Theological Seminary realized they could no longer sustain a traditional theological school, they decided to use the remaining endowment to create something new: The BTS Center.
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A scene from the South African province KwaZulu-Natal, where Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary is located. The seminary educates leaders from South Africa and neighboring countries. BigStock / BennyMarty
It’s easy to dismiss the church’s political role in countries where political rights are not an issue. But in post-apartheid South Africa, the church and seminary have a critical role to play in developing leaders who will transform society, says the president of Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary.
Leading is not a matter of following a series of linear steps but rather a matter of disturbing the system in the right direction, says a senior vice president of TMF.
Nate Stucky, director of the Farminary, checks a rain gauge at the farm owned by Princeton Theological Seminary.
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Students at Princeton Theological Seminary engage in physical and intellectual labor at the Farminary, where they learn about the interconnectedness of life and death.
Northwest Baptist Seminary in Vancouver collaborated with its denomination and churches to create Immerse, an M.Div. program built on a set of outcomes that are learned and practiced in the church. In this Q&A, the president talks about the program and the process that produced it.
Under President Molly T. Marshall’s leadership, Central Baptist Theological Seminary has gone from near-collapse to being one of the fastest-growing seminaries in the country. In this interview, she talks about the hard decisions she faced and the importance of creativity and risk taking.
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, more than one million military veterans and their families are taking advantage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill to attend college.
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A Christian combat veteran offers guidance for seminary professors whose students include veterans.
In this Q&A, the outgoing executive director of the Louisville Institute shares his thoughts on the state of theological education as well as an initiative to support Ph.D. students in their vocational formation.
Christine Hong, a Louisville Seminary adjunct professor, teaches her "Multifaith Perspectives on Global Displacement" class this spring. In July 2015, Hong will join Louisville Seminary's full-time faculty as assistant professor of worship and evangelism.
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A pilot course on global displacement created by the Presbyterian Mission Agency and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary aims to address a disconnect between congregations and the national church.
The growth of professional master's degrees and the use of technology to offer education in a variety of ways are changing theological education, according to a new study.
The professional master’s degree has been growing -- a trend that’s likely to continue, says the executive director of The Association of Theological Schools in an interview reflecting on a new report on theological education.