Baptist New Testament scholar Peter Rhea Jones is retiring after a long career as pastor, conference speaker and seminary professor.

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Instructors in a prison-based theology program say teaching death row inmate Kelly Gissendaner and other women prisoners has helped them see life, ministry and faith from a new perspective.

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A Pew survey found that Republicans consider it better to be an atheist than a Muslim, while Democrats say being an atheist is preferable to being a Mormon.

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Baptist megachurch pastor Rick Warren urged members at the closing of Mars Hill Church in Seattle on Sunday to avoid bitterness and embrace gratitude. But are Christians capable of such a spiritual perspective when faced with something as demoralizing as the death of a church?

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Alan Culpepper — the only dean Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology has known over its nearly two-decade-long history — has announced that he is turning over the reins to new leadership at the end of this academic year.

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:42

Do you solemnly swear — on this Kindle?

An ambassador was recently sworn in with her hand on an e-reader instead of the Bible — a move some described as “very 21st century,” while pastors and theologians differed on its symbolic implications. 

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Seminary students and faculty say a visit to India stretched their views of God’s role in their lives and taught them lessons about hospitality.

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“Younger Voices in Ministry” will feature students, graduates and staff at McAfee School of Theology describing commitment needed for ministry and the support offered through its Center for Teaching Churches.

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Rob Nash participated in an academic peace delegation to Iran, spending several days last month meeting with Iranian government, academic and religious leaders, often drawing on his Baptist faith to answer questions about religious liberty. 

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Thursday, 21 November 2013 20:26

C.S. Lewis 'claimed by everyone'

Christian theologian's ability to write with clarity and imagination enamored millions and made difficult theological concepts accessible to the average Christian, experts say. Lewis died Nov. 22, 1963.

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