Autumn 2006

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Wing on wing

President Christa R. Klein reminds governing boards that equipping people for ministry requires preparation for leadership in interdenominational, nondenominational, and interfaith settings.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): Diversity, equality, inclusion
Department: Wing on wing
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Knowing my neighbor, loving my neighborhood

Editor Jay Blossom suggests that interfaith cooperation demands thoughtful governance leadership at every step.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): Diversity, equality, inclusion
Department: From the editor
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Let us now praise loopy hymns

Contributing editor Melinda R. Heppe celebrates hymns that make us think — sometimes right through our laughter.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): Spiritual life
Department: Spirit matters
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The professional formation of clergy
From hermeneutic to homiletic

Lee S.Shulman, president of the Carnegie Foundation, reflects on the new book Educating Clergy and the signature pedagogies that run through theological education.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): Academic programs
Department: Perspective
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Citizenship training takes place in churches and other religious settings
An excerpt from Religion and the New Immigrants: How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens

A new study by Michael W. Foley and Dean R. Hoge, shows that new immigrants are learning citizenship skills in their congregation — whether Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Hindu, or Sikh.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): Diversity, equality, inclusion
Department: Books
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Figures of speech: Ecstasy, wonder, and grace
Job 38:1-11 | Corinthians 6:1-13 | Mark 4:35-41

Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, offers encouragement to ask questions that transcend the moment.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): Spiritual life
Department: Figures of speech
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Special report: Katrina update
New Orleans seminaries one year after the storm

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Notre Dame Seminary have been getting back to normal, but the challenges are daunting.
Issue: Autumn 2006
Topic(s): News / trends
Department: Special report
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