Archives for November 2011

Debating Creation with Coleman & Clayton (video)

Two CST professors of theology, Monica Coleman and Philip Clayton, recently participated in a debate about the doctrine of creatio ex nihilo (creation out of nothing) at last week’s American Academy of Religion conference in San Francisco.  They were joined by theologians Catherine Keller, Michael Lodahl, Marit Trelstad, and Richard Rice. Both CST theologians identify [Read More…]

The Future of Seminary Education

  Some of the Claremont School of Theology faculty made excellent contributions to the Patheos online symposium, “Does Seminary Have a Future?.”  This is an important topic for all seminaries to consider, and it has been an especially urgent one for CST as we recently launched Claremont Lincoln University in partnership with other religious educators.  [Read More…]

Why Support the DREAM Act by Jerry Campbell

President of Claremont School of Theology, Rev. Dr. Jerry D. Campbell is an ordained Elder of The United Methodist Church who has a long career in the administration in theological schools and higher education. He has served as head librarian for both University of Southern California and Duke University, as well as Perkins School of [Read More…]

Peter Rollins Speaks at CST (audio)

The Irish philosopher and theologian Peter Rollins, an important voice in the emergent church movement, recently dropped in at Claremont School of Theology for an engaging evening of theological discussion in the wake of the release of his newest book, “Insurrection: To Believe is Human – To Doubt, Divine”.  Fortunately for all of you, we [Read More…]

Reflections on Soularize and Emergent Christianity by Holly Cardone Stauffer

Holly Cardone Stauffer is the Church Administrator at St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church in La Crescenta, CA and a second year M.Div student at Claremont School of Theology. Wild Goose, Big Tent, Soularize…and I am sure there have been many others. Since at least the mid-1990s, these gatherings of Emergent Christians all over [Read More…]

From Apologetics to Apologizing by Bo Sanders

Bo Sanders is a pastor, coffee shop theologian, tattoo evangelist, and a soccer fan. He is also a PhD Student at Claremont School of Theology in Practical Theology: Religious Education. He is a co-host of Homebrewed Christianity where he also blogs religiously. I emerged out of an Evangelical upbringing where Josh McDowell’s Evidence that Demands a [Read More…]