Oversight vs. control, by the numbers
Sister Sheila Galligan clarifies the implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Lovett Weems corrects some numbers.
Where does God stand in America?
Gallup & Company assess the soul of a nation
While surveys and statistics can be slippery, they also form the brushstrokes that paint a picture of current thought and belief. If the theological school is to have a positive effect on its community, an understanding of that community is vital. This must-read book points the way.
Back to school for new board members
Integrating training into the trustees' agenda
The military talks about "need to know" from an exclusive perspective, but seminary boards should apply the term inclusively. The challenge is to convey information--i.e., educate board members--in a way that facilitates board performance without being boring or burdensome. What kind of marks would your school get from your board members if they rated your board training efforts?
Blending the academic with the spiritual
The gap is best spanned with faith and learning
If theological schools are the locus for both faith and intellectual endeavor, do its inhabitants have a responsibility to integrate and pursue both? How does a school maintain a balance between opposing forces—and do they really oppose each other?
Berkeley's PSR establishes gay center
Focus will be on studies in religion and ministry
A Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies is set to open. Comments from the moderator of an ecumentical students conference draw fire. Two Canadian schools agree to merge. Dominican enrollment rises. the Lilly and Luce Fellows are announced. Wood announces 2001 retirement from Yale, and two other schools bring on new presidents.
Extolling the spiritual in community service
Incorporating faith into day-to-day living
Title: Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time
Author: Paul Loeb
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pop culture and God
A review of The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and Behavior During the University Years
Title: The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and Behavior During the University Years
Author: Steven Garber
Publisher: Intervarsity
The good citizen
A review of The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life
Title: The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life
Author: Michael Schudson
Publisher: Free Press
Service learning
A review of Where's the Learning in Service Learning?
Title: Where's the Learning in Service Learning?
Authors: Janet Eyler and Dwight Giles Jr.
Publisher: Jossey Bass

Other Issues


Books 4 Articles
Changing scenes 1 Articles
Feature articles 4 Articles
Field notes 1 Articles
Focal point 1 Articles
Perspective 1 Articles
Soundings 1 Articles
Tool box 1 Articles

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