New Year 2002

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Three questions for the new year

Calendars may be arbitrary, but almost without fail the turning of the year brings my thoughts again to change. There’s much about change in this New Year 2002 issue of In Trust, some of it hopeful, some ominous.
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Focal point
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Do the right thing

L. Craig Fulmer describes growing in grace through board collegiality.
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Soundings
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Top job? make friends, raise money
Top job? make friends, raise money

What do you think your president’s job is? Daniel Aleshire cuts to the chase in this excerpt from remarks he made at the September 2001 Development and Institutional Advancement Program Workshop on ”Designing and Leading Capital Campaigns for Theological Schools.”
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Balance sheet
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Theological education in a time of crisis

There are moments when the world is suddenly changed, and realizes its need for someone to speak of higher truths. 911 was such a time, and some theological schools were poised and able to speak a necessary word. Was yours among them? Here are stories of one school that was called upon to speak a word of comfort, and another which found an effective way to make its voice heard in the community.
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Field notes
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A student's faith: unformed or informed?

C. Samuel Calian’s stated intent is to spark discussion among all interested parties with a stake in theological education. This article is adapted from his new book The Ideal Seminary: Pursuing Excellence in Theological Education.
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Perspective
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Having the words for all those questions

H. George Anderson, former leader of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, uses a seminary installation ceremony to ask great questions that sometimes cannot be framed in words.
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Figures of speech
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Big thoughts in a small place

The Wabash Center's founder, Raymond Williams, shares his wisdom.
Issue: New Year 2002
Topic(s): Faculty & academic deans
Department: Viewpoint
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Does St. Swithin's sell take-outs?
A review of Excellent Catholic Parishes: The Guide to Best Places and Practices and Excellent Protestant Congregations: The Guide to Best Places and Practices

Title: Excellent Catholic Parishes: The Guide to Best Places and Practices and Excellent Protestant Congregations: The Guide to Best Places and Practices
Author: Paul Wilkes
Publisher: Paulist Press
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Books
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Mallcondo Culture
A review of Lead Us Into Temptation

Title: Lead Us Into Temptation
Author: James B. Twitchell
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Books
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A new wakeup call
A review of The American Paradox: Spiritual Hunger in an Age of Plenty

Title: The American Paradox: Spiritual Hunger in an Age of Plenty
Author: David G. Myers
Publisher: Yale University Press
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Books
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'Seeking' and sex
A review of The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late Twentieth Century Awakening

Title: The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late Twentieth Century Awakening
Author: Amanda Porterfield
Publisher: Oxford, University Press
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Books
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Email: boon or burden?

E-mail has restructured communications and expectations. How does your e-mail use compare to your colleagues’?
Issue: New Year 2002
Department: Field notes
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