Cherry Hill Seminary Stands Behind Student Embroiled in Controversy

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For Immediate Release on June 27, 2014 COLUMBIA - Cherry Hill Seminary supports Master of Divinity student Carol Kirk and her husband Blake Kirk as they unexpectedly find themselves in the midst of a media flurry over Blake’s removal from last night’s Huntsville, Alabama, City Council agenda. Widespread publicity over council’s decision to “uninvite” Blake from delivering an opening invocation as he did in January of this year took the Kirks by surprise yesterday when they were … [Read more...]

On Disagreements and Discrimination

Streets signs at the intersection between Church St. and State St.

[Author’s Note: This post deals with currently controversial intersections between religion and politics.  I share it with you all not to create disagreement or strife, but because I think it’s important to cogently work through these situations together and because I think they’re illustrative of a deeper issue within the American public square.] In interfaith, it’s all too easy to see another’s point of view during a conversation.  I don’t have to agree with a dialog partner, … [Read more...]


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