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2014
Pitts Theology Library opens in new space in Candler buildingPitts Theology Library opens in new space in Candler building »
Emory News Center, August 5
Education BriefsEducation Briefs »
The Newnan-Times Herald, August 3
Bishop Gene Robinson and the refugee crisis at the borderBishop Gene Robinson and the refugee crisis at the border »
State of Belief, August 2
Visit a church of your choice to receive a blessingVisit a church of your choice to receive a blessing »
TriCities.com, August 2
Strawn Discusses Impact of the Pope on CNNStrawn Discusses Impact of the Pope on CNN »
CNN, July 29
Achieving change without violenceAchieving change without violence »
Democrat and Chronicle, July 29
Old Testament Comes Alive at OUUMCOld Testament Comes Alive at OUUMC »
HottyToddy.com, July 29
Former lawyer to serve as pastor for St. Simon's Episcopal Church in ConyersFormer lawyer to serve as pastor for St. Simon's Episcopal Church in Conyers »
Rockdale Citizen, July 28
Rock Spring United Methodist Church welcomes new pastorRock Spring United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor »
Northwest Georgia News, July 27
New minister brings nurturing outlook to Oakwood First United Methodist ChurchNew minister brings nurturing outlook to Oakwood First United Methodist Church »
Gainesville Times, July 19
Jacob L. Wright on the Bible's Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future (video) Jacob L. Wright on the Bible's Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future (video) »
Peter Enns (Patheos blog), July 19
School Notebook 7-18-14School Notebook 7-18-14 »
Henry Daily Herald, July 17
Clayton Residents Complete Schooling at EmoryClayton Residents Complete Schooling at Emory »
Clayton News Daily, July 17
Memorial Planned for Music Instructor Tamara AlbrechtMemorial Planned for Music Instructor Tamara Albrecht »
Emory News Center, July 17
Dave Benson Named New Pastor at Conyers First MethodistDave Benson Named New Pastor at Conyers First Methodist »
Newton Citizen, July 17
Candler Alum Publishes Book of PoetryCandler Alum Publishes Book of Poetry »
Cherokee Tribune, July 16
Peachtree City UMC Welcomes Candler Alum to Pastoral StaffPeachtree City UMC Welcomes Candler Alum to Pastoral Staff »
The Citizen, July 15
Salem Camp Meeting ends FridaySalem Camp Meeting ends Friday »
The Newton Citizen, July 14
Haley Mills Receives Master of Divinity DegreeHaley Mills Receives Master of Divinity Degree »
Tuscaloosa News, July 12
Bernard Lafayette Attends Ceremony Honoring Kingian Nonviolence TrainersBernard Lafayette Attends Ceremony Honoring Kingian Nonviolence Trainers »
Street Spirit, July 11
Alabama House, District 12: Buttram, Harbison Set for RunoffAlabama House, District 12: Buttram, Harbison Set for Runoff »
AL.com, July 11
David Key Quoted in Story on Richard Land's FallDavid Key Quoted in Story on Richard Land's Fall »
National Journal, July 10
John Ladd Graduates with Master of Divinity DegreeJohn Ladd Graduates with Master of Divinity Degree »
West Orange Times and Observer, July 10
Bay View Welcomes the Rev. Thomas G. LongBay View Welcomes the Rev. Thomas G. Long »
Petoskey News, July 9
 What the Declaration of Independence really means by 'pursuit of happiness' What the Declaration of Independence really means by 'pursuit of happiness' »
Emory News Center, June 30
Emory receives grant to explore changes in theological educationEmory receives grant to explore changes in theological education »
Emory News Center, June 27
Providence UMC welcomes Trinrud as associate pastorProvidence UMC welcomes Trinrud as associate pastor »
The Citizen , June 25
Rev. Dr. Goodman Leads Revival at Mount CanaanRev. Dr. Goodman Leads Revival at Mount Canaan »
The Edgefield Advertiser, June 25
 Center for Civil and Human Rights opens with strong Emory ties Center for Civil and Human Rights opens with strong Emory ties »
Emory News Center, June 23
In Transition: Making the Move from Associate to Senior PastorIn Transition: Making the Move from Associate to Senior Pastor »
Covered in the Master¿s Dust, June 18
Faith and Values: The story of Ben HooperFaith and Values: The story of Ben Hooper »
Aiken Standard, June 15
Key Comments on Southern Baptist Presidential ElectionKey Comments on Southern Baptist Presidential Election »
Associated Press, June 10
Dr. Martin Luther King colleague, Bernard Lafayette Jr. to read from memoir on June 10Dr. Martin Luther King colleague, Bernard Lafayette Jr. to read from memoir on June 10 »
Progressive Charlestown, June 7
Festival Draws Stars of Christian Preaching (Not as Seen on Television)Festival Draws Stars of Christian Preaching (Not as Seen on Television) »
New York Times, June 6
Wright Article Explains the Bible was Designed for People, not StatesWright Article Explains the Bible was Designed for People, not States »
Fox News, June 2
The Bible: Most important book ever written designed for people, not statesThe Bible: Most important book ever written designed for people, not states »
Fox News, June 2
Latest Content by FTE Series: Inspiring Young Leaders to Shape the FutureLatest Content by FTE Series: Inspiring Young Leaders to Shape the Future »
Day1, June 1
Faith and Family: Natchez woman changes career to answer God's callFaith and Family: Natchez woman changes career to answer God's call »
Natchez Democrat, May 31
Same-gender debate rekindles schism talkSame-gender debate rekindles schism talk »
UMNS, May 29
Southern Baptist Convention Membership Declined For Seventh YearSouthern Baptist Convention Membership Declined For Seventh Year »
Associated Press (via Huffington Post), May 29
Aaron Coyle-Carr: He Ascended With Scars (FTE Series #5)Aaron Coyle-Carr: He Ascended With Scars (FTE Series #5) »
Day1, May 28
Ashley Rosser: Legacy of Love (FTE Series #4)Ashley Rosser: Legacy of Love (FTE Series #4) »
Day1, May 25
Native Christian perspectives new focus for researchersNative Christian perspectives new focus for researchers »
Emory News Center, May 23
Ginny Dempsey named Associate Pastor at Milledge Avenue Baptist ChurchGinny Dempsey named Associate Pastor at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church »
Athens Banner-Herald, May 22
Chafee urges URI grads to explore but 'keep Rhode Island in your hearts'Chafee urges URI grads to explore but 'keep Rhode Island in your hearts' »
The Providence Journal, May 18
Teaching awards honor faculty excellence across the universityTeaching awards honor faculty excellence across the university »
Emory News Center, May 15
Why the uproar over a new interpretation of NoahWhy the uproar over a new interpretation of Noah »
Dekalb Champion, May 13
 Emory appoints dean of the chapel, spiritual life Emory appoints dean of the chapel, spiritual life »
Emory News Center, May 13
Laura Truman: The Church This Side of Heaven (FTE Series #2)Laura Truman: The Church This Side of Heaven (FTE Series #2) »
Day 1, May 11
New librarian appointedNew librarian appointed »
Lancaster Theological Seminary, May 8
Emory on Coursera: The Bible's prehistory, purpose and political futureEmory on Coursera: The Bible's prehistory, purpose and political future »
Emory News Center, May 8
Hopewell UMC congregation bids farewell to Candler internHopewell UMC congregation bids farewell to Candler intern »
The Citizen, May 7
Brandon Harris: New Pathways (FTE Series #1)Brandon Harris: New Pathways (FTE Series #1) »
Day 1, May 4
Your candidates - DeKalb County BOEYour candidates - DeKalb County BOE »
Decaturish.com, May 4
As a Future Seminarian Headed to Georgia, I'm Scared About the 'Guns Everywhere' LawAs a Future Seminarian Headed to Georgia, I'm Scared About the 'Guns Everywhere' Law »
Huffington Post, April 28
Freedom rider speaks to campusFreedom rider speaks to campus »
WKU Herald (Western Kentucky University), April 26
Students Bring Civil Rights Leader Bernard Lafayette To The UWStudents Bring Civil Rights Leader Bernard Lafayette To The UW »
Department of Communication (University of Washington), April 25
Pope John Paul II ... sex educator?Pope John Paul II ... sex educator? »
LaCrossTribune.com, April 25
Greves Receives Lee's Zeno C. Tharp AwardGreves Receives Lee's Zeno C. Tharp Award »
The Chattanoogan, April 25
SOKY Book Fest to feature True Blood authorSOKY Book Fest to feature True Blood author »
WKU Herald, April 23
What Enhanced E-Books Can Do for Scholarly AuthorsWhat Enhanced E-Books Can Do for Scholarly Authors »
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 21
Nichole Phillips: Sharing discoveries in religion and ritualNichole Phillips: Sharing discoveries in religion and ritual »
Emory News Center, April 16
Films, forums highlight Financial Literacy MonthFilms, forums highlight Financial Literacy Month »
Emory News Center, April 14
Emory conference focuses on the future of theologyEmory conference focuses on the future of theology »
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 7
Religious Currents in CultureReligious Currents in Culture »
Sacred Matters, April 4
Navy Chaplain Jennifer Bowden Serves in Washington Mudslide DisasterNavy Chaplain Jennifer Bowden Serves in Washington Mudslide Disaster »
The North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church, April 3
Why do we have a Bible?Why do we have a Bible? »
Creation Revolution, April 1
AFTE names 2014 John Wesley FellowsAFTE names 2014 John Wesley Fellows »
United Methodist Reporter, March 31
Why do we have a BibleWhy do we have a Bible »
Bible History Daily, March 31
 'On the Border' class takes students to center of immigration debate 'On the Border' class takes students to center of immigration debate »
Emory News Center, March 28
 Emory Looks at Hollywood: 'Noah' and the origin of the biblical origin story Emory Looks at Hollywood: 'Noah' and the origin of the biblical origin story »
Emory News Center, March 26
Jacob Wright's Book is Getting Rave Reviews From a Wide Range of Scholarly PerspectivesJacob Wright's Book is Getting Rave Reviews From a Wide Range of Scholarly Perspectives »
Zwinglius Redivivus, March 24
Bernard Lafayette Jr. Talk Plus Book GiveawayBernard Lafayette Jr. Talk Plus Book Giveaway »
University Press of Kentucky, March 20
Erskine's 'Plantation Church' links early African experience in U.S., CaribbeanErskine's 'Plantation Church' links early African experience in U.S., Caribbean »
Spirited Thinking, March 18
The Newly Renovated National Civil Rights Museum to Reopen April 5The Newly Renovated National Civil Rights Museum to Reopen April 5 »
BroadwayWorld.com, March 14
Pastor: Not all Baptists OK with guns in churchPastor: Not all Baptists OK with guns in church »
ABP News Religious Herald (Associated Baptist Press), March 11
Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad PittCasting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt »
Huffington Post, March 6
Vigil for Ukraine connects to symphony performance themeVigil for Ukraine connects to symphony performance theme »
Emory News Center, March 4
Tabernacle to celebrate placement of markersTabernacle to celebrate placement of markers »
The Selma Times-Journal, March 1
The Plantation Church: a Q&A with Noel ErskineThe Plantation Church: a Q&A with Noel Erskine »
OUPblog (Oxford University Press), February 27
Experts say immigrants are changing the U.S. religious landscapeExperts say immigrants are changing the U.S. religious landscape »
The Washington Times, February 26
Lowcountry Voices to Host 2nd Annual Music Seminar and Concert with Dr. James Abbington at St. James Presbyterian March 6-8Lowcountry Voices to Host 2nd Annual Music Seminar and Concert with Dr. James Abbington at St. James Presbyterian March 6-8 »
The Charleston Chronicle, February 26
Kasim Reed: End gay marriage ban 'right away'Kasim Reed: End gay marriage ban 'right away' »
Project Q Atlanta, February 24
Chautauqua Religion Director To Lead Emory University ProgramChautauqua Religion Director To Lead Emory University Program »
The Post-Journal, February 24
Families thrive when dads are free to parent their wayFamilies thrive when dads are free to parent their way »
The Sun Sentinel, February 21
Scholarships Help Candler Students Prepare for MinistryScholarships Help Candler Students Prepare for Ministry »
Emory News Center, February 21
Former US envoy to Holy See to speak at EmoryFormer US envoy to Holy See to speak at Emory »
The Georgia Bulletin, February 20
Ted Smith 'Political Theology Start-Up Kit'Ted Smith 'Political Theology Start-Up Kit' »
The Project on Lived Theology, February 20
Report: Reed to join same sex marriage initiativeReport: Reed to join same sex marriage initiative »
Atlanta In Town , February 20
Civil rights activist, nonviolence movement leader LaFayette to speak at CCRI MondayCivil rights activist, nonviolence movement leader LaFayette to speak at CCRI Monday »
Community College of Rhode Island, February 19
Legacy of Bible's King David revisited in new e-bookLegacy of Bible's King David revisited in new e-book »
Spirited Thinking, February 18
100 Remarkable Professors & Scholars Theology Students Should Know About100 Remarkable Professors & Scholars Theology Students Should Know About »
Theology Degrees Online, February 18
How Elevation Church, Pastor Furtick produce 'spontaneous' baptismsHow Elevation Church, Pastor Furtick produce 'spontaneous' baptisms »
WCNC.com, February 18
The Freedom Rides MuseumThe Freedom Rides Museum »
MontgomeryAdvertiser.com, February 16
Understanding Why Americans Seem More Religious Than Other Western PowersUnderstanding Why Americans Seem More Religious Than Other Western Powers »
Huffington Post, February 15
Lecture will explore 'How is the Bible True'Lecture will explore 'How is the Bible True' »
HollandSentinel.com, February 15
Remembering King DavidRemembering King David »
Friends of ASOR , February 14
Civil rights leader to speak in RochesterCivil rights leader to speak in Rochester »
DemocratAndChronicle.com, February 14
Lafayette shares firsthand account of Black HistoryLafayette shares firsthand account of Black History »
The Southeast Sun, February 13
Religion in the Digital AgeReligion in the Digital Age »
Iowa Public Radio, February 13
Atlanta Event Aims to Just Save One from HIV/AIDSAtlanta Event Aims to Just Save One from HIV/AIDS »
DigitalJournal.com (via PRWeb), February 11
Students learn caring for others means caring for yourselfStudents learn caring for others means caring for yourself »
Spirited Thinking, February 10
EVENT: Civil Rights Legend in Rochester during the Season for NonviolenceEVENT: Civil Rights Legend in Rochester during the Season for Nonviolence »
University of Rochester, February 5
New video lectures to start Wednesday with 'Christianity as a Religion'New video lectures to start Wednesday with 'Christianity as a Religion' »
Chico Enterprise-Record, February 1
African-American History Parade cruises through ShreveportAfrican-American History Parade cruises through Shreveport »
Shreveport Times, February 1
Methodist bishop brings message of inclusivenessMethodist bishop brings message of inclusiveness »
Emory News Center, January 31
UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Series to Explore 'The Value of Care'UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center Series to Explore 'The Value of Care' »
Noozhawk.com, January 30
The great school of lifeThe great school of life »
Shelbyville Times-Gazette, January 26
When is the right time to close a churchWhen is the right time to close a church »
A Potter¿s View (blog), January 23
Real Good Food: Ayres explores link between food, faithReal Good Food: Ayres explores link between food, faith »
Spirited Thinking: Religion and Ethics at Emory, January 22
Augusta colleges unite for annual Martin Luther King Jr. serviceAugusta colleges unite for annual Martin Luther King Jr. service »
The Augusta Chronicle, January 17
MLK Day: Donna Brazile and Rev. Dr. Bernard LafayetteMLK Day: Donna Brazile and Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette »
MPR News, January 17
Spring brings new events, degrees, programs to schoolsSpring brings new events, degrees, programs to schools »
Emory News Center, January 16
'Dear Martin': Bishop's letters to MLK trace the highs and lows in race relations'Dear Martin': Bishop's letters to MLK trace the highs and lows in race relations »
Religion News Service, January 16
More events: Music, service, speeches celebrate KingMore events: Music, service, speeches celebrate King »
Emory News Center, January 9
More events: Music, service, speeches celebrate KingMore events: Music, service, speeches celebrate King »
Emory News Center, January 9
SCLC joins effort to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with statue at CapitolSCLC joins effort to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with statue at Capitol »
Saporta Report, January 9
Political Theology Start-Up KitPolitical Theology Start-Up Kit »
Religion in American History, January 8
Seminary Caravan Takes 11 UM Seminaries on the RoadSeminary Caravan Takes 11 UM Seminaries on the Road »
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, January 7
LaFayette Memoir Offers First Person Look into Civil Rights MovementLaFayette Memoir Offers First Person Look into Civil Rights Movement »
Emory News Center, January 6
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