May 22, 2013
Group signs covenant to address needs of students, congregations
May 22, 2013
Theologians and church leaders from Indonesia, South Korea, Taiwan, the...
May 21, 2013
A Hero of Mine
All of us can look back over our lives as educators and identify people who have been significant role models. One of those persons for me has been Huston Smith. Perhaps the most important American scholar of religions for five decades, Smith was born the son of Methodist missionaries in Dzang Dok, China, where he spent the first seventeen years of his life. Now ninety-three and confined to a chair in his assisted living apartment in Berkeley, California,...
May 13, 2013
U.S. commission tracks key offenders; some optimism over new ‘watch list’ countries
May 13, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
This year’s report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has Seventh-day Adventist human rights experts...
April 24, 2013
[National Council of Churches press release] National Council of Churches leaders and staff expressed shock and sadness April 23 at the sudden death of the Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar, who served as NCC general secretary from 2000 to 2007.
NCC President Kathryn Lohre expressed the council’s condolences to Edgar’s family and many friends.
“He is universally remembered as a man of tireless commitment and boundless energy...