Episcopal seminaries embrace role as testing grounds for the Way of Love in action

By David Paulsen [Episcopal News Service] At Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, it is being used to frame small group discussions about cultural issues and Friday morning worship. Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in New York has used it to deepen the seminary’s commitment to justice issues. And at Church Divinity School of … Continue reading “Episcopal seminaries embrace role as testing grounds for the Way of Love in action”

Students, clergy gather in Dallas to consider ordained ministry at Radical Vocation Conference

By Kimberly Durnan Posted September 28, 2018 Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby addresses the Radical Vocation Conference for young people considering ordained ministry in Anglican and Episcopal churches. [Episcopal News Service] The Radical Vocation Conference at Church of the Incarnation in Dallas Sept. 20-22 drew an international crowd of young adults as well as other … Continue reading “Students, clergy gather in Dallas to consider ordained ministry at Radical Vocation Conference”

Frank Yamada: In the face of challenges, there is hope for theological education

Frank Yamada took over as executive director of The Association of Theological Schools on July 1. Photo by Lynda Scahill/Simply Sisters Photography FacebookTwitterEmailPrint 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. Tuesday, … Continue reading “Frank Yamada: In the face of challenges, there is hope for theological education”

Ryan P. Bonfiglio: Let’s make the church a center of theological education again

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 By Ryan P. Bonfiglio Scholar-in-residence, 1st Presbyterian Church, Atlanta FacebookTwitterEmailPrint For almost 500 years, the church has been outsourcing theological education to seminaries and divinity schools. It’s time to return some … Continue reading “Ryan P. Bonfiglio: Let’s make the church a center of theological education again”

Journey through worldwide Anglicanism

By The Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer 10 April 2018  The Director for Theological Education in the Anglican Communion, the Revd Canon Dr Stephen Spencer, reviews “A Church Observed: Being Anglican as Times Change”, a new book by Andrew Norman. How can we get to know, in the words of Bishop John Hind, “the bewildering … Continue reading “Journey through worldwide Anglicanism”