Archives for January 2012

The Faith of Dag Hammarskjöld (by Kathleen McGregor)

This post is written in conjunction with the “Becoming a Public Scholar” course and is directed by Monica A. Coleman. In Becoming a Public Scholar, we have discussed what makes a public scholar, specifically, a religious public scholar. A public scholar is not only well educated, and an expert in his or her field, there [Read More…]

Do We Need More “Ministerial Exceptions”? (by Kile Jones)

This post is written in conjunction with the “Religion and Law in the U.S.” course dialogue project and is directed by Grace Yia-Hei Kao. In a recent unanimous and precedent-setting Supreme Court ruling, a “ministerial exception” was given to Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School regarding employment discrimination.  Cheryl Perich, a “called teacher” at Hosanna-Tabor, [Read More…]

An Author, a Comic, & a Bishop Walk into a Theology School…

Author, public theologian and CST trustee Brian McLaren joins pastor and stand-up comedienne Jane Voigts and Kenpo Karate Black Belt and Bishop Gran Hagiya to discuss: “Where is the Church going?” CST Dean Philip Clayton will be moderating for the evening. All are invited to a highly entertaining and provocative discussion of trends in American [Read More…]