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January 2015

Seminary Saturday

January 31, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Proclamation Beyond the Pulpit Gerald Liu, Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Worship Arts Preaching is most often imagined as a speech act based upon biblical text and delivered by a pastor from a pulpit in a church building. But surely a single genre cannot capture the possibilities for proclaiming the love of God and love of neighbor. How does theological proclamation take shape in other ways, by other people, and from other places? Our workshop will proceed in three steps:…

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February 2015

Seminary Saturday

February 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ethics of Divorce: Rethinking Shame in Ecclesial Responses to Divorce Natalie Williams, PhD Candidate, Religion and Society, Drew Theological School Divorce is a reality among Christians as much as it is a reality among the general population. Some Christian church communities respond in supportive and loving ways to families experiencing divorce, often offering divorce support and individualized pastoral care. Yet, the official word on divorce in mainstream Christian churches in the form of doctrinal or church policy statements indicates that divorce…

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March 2015

Seminary Saturday

March 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Theological: Unlocking the Treasures of the Old Testament Apocrypha The Rev. Robert Corin Morris, S.T.B, D.D., Founder of Interweave, Summit, NJ Women who save Israel from its enemies! A young man who faces down demons to win the maiden! Valiant warriors who resist persecution and win freedom!  Cosmic hymns to the Divine feminine! All this and much more in this whirlwind tour of the books of the Old Testament’s “second canon” or “apocrypha.”  Not a part of most Protestant Bibles but include…

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April 2015

Seminary Saturday

April 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Theological: Living in Solidarity with the Poor: Theologies of Downward Mobility  Dr. Chris Boesel, Associate Professor of Christian Theology In this seminar, we will look at examples of communities that have and are attempting to live lives of intentional downward mobility as a faithful response to the gospel of Jesus Christ – e.g., Sojourners, The Simple Way. We will look at the theologies and experiences that inform this faith commitment, attempt to assess the promise, challenges and limits of such a…

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