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Grant Competition: Neuroscience and the Soul

Course Development Grant Competition for Syllabi on “Neuroscience and the Soul”    Biola University’s Center for Christian Thought, with the help of a generous grant from The John Templeton Foundation, invites applications for a course-development grant on its focal theme for the 2012-2013 year, Neuroscience and the Soul. The program will provide two awards to faculty […]

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2 New Grant Possibilities

Time is short! But here are 2 new grant announcements that suggest exciting possibilities for colleagues with interest in these areas: 1. From the Wabash Center, “Expanding Ministry Formation into New Pedagogical Contexts.” Grants of up to $20,000 for projects that explore the process of teaching ministry formation outside the classroom: in local contexts, in

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Event for Secondary School Teachers

Next summer, from July 16 to August 3, the Interfaith Center of New York will hold, in conjunction with Union Theological Seminary, a three-week institute for secondary school teachers entitled, “Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity.” The institute will have two central goals: It will offer participants an

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Call for Papers: Mediated “publics”

Many scholars of religious education have been wrestling with the influence of the ascendance of social media on religion and faith communities.  How do mediated publics challenge religious assumptions about community, incarnation, congregation, and the sacraments?  How do new types of publicness reconfigure identity and race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, and/or nationality? CALL FOR PAPERS:  Special

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Wabash Center at AAR/SBL

If you are planning to attend the AAR/SBL meeting in San Francisco, don’t forget to greet our friends at the events hosted by the Wabash Center.  More information here.  The Wabash Center has graciously offered again to fund the breakfast for doctoral students at our own annual meeting.

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Another tragic death

It is with great sadness that I share news of the death of Brady Schutt, husband of Karen-Marie Yust, our long-time colleague who taught at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis and now teaches at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA.  A Celebration of Brady’s Life was held June 4.  Please support Karen-Marie and their three

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