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November 2, 2020 Friends of God, Election day is almost here and my soul is troubled.I’m not only concerned about the outcome of so many of the races, but also concerned about the condition of our country, our union. We are divided, and we are seeing in greater relief that our divisions are deep and […]
Rev. Dr. Hilary E. Cooke explained that she first felt God calling her to attend seminary early in her time as an undergraduate at Bryn Mawr College. Although she initially resisted the call, after meeting with trusted professors, she began to consider a vocation in pastoral counseling. Cooke originally pursued a dual-degree Master of Divinity […]
Over recent months, CTS has hosted three online events as part of its “Virtual Alumni Speaker Series” addressing topics relating to leadership, healing, and the life of faith. The first installment, on May 14th, was “The Bible in a Time of Pandemic,” and featured a conversation with Prof. Kimberly Russaw and Prof. Amy Lindeman Allen. […]
CTS lives out and advances its core values of justice, wholeness, and respect for the dignity of all people. In addition to weaving these values into its coursework and programming, this means caring for students and stepping into prophetic and civically engaged community leadership. In light of the urgency of the 2020 election and the […]
In 2016, CTS launched the world’s first PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric, welcoming its first cohort of students in January 2017. Nearly four years in, members of the program’s first two cohorts are building a library and legacy of scholarship. The PhD program is deliberately designed for its students to forge […]
In October, CTS announced that its Faith & Action Project awarded grants totaling $100,000 to four poverty-fighting organizations in central Indiana. The Project was specifically looking for proposals that would make a difference in taking steps toward racial equity and removing barriers for those confronting poverty. Read the full announcement here. Among this year’s recipients, […]
Amid a busy election season, the CTS community affirms it’s core value that all people are created in God’s image: The Indianapolis Recorder wrote a feature about our recent online event, “Confronting White Complicity in Racial Injustice.” Read it here. MDiv/MTS student Cassidy Hall was interviewed by WISH-TV about her faith and the work of racial […]
October 20, 2020 Christian Theological Seminary has awarded grants totaling $100,000 in 2020 for four efforts aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty in Indianapolis. The 2020 Faith & Action grant recipients follow. Faith IN Indiana $30,000 This grant will support Faith IN Indiana’s programs and policies to reduce incarceration and the stark impact of […]
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