Category - theological education

  • 3 Nov 2014

    The Christian Gospel amplifies the prophet’s call to “do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God.” This summons is addressed to the whole church, all its members. It is of the essence of the Way of Wisdom and should be the basis of high quality and wide-ranging theological training, says Professor Deirdre Good, one of eight senior faculty members seeking reinstatement at General Theological Seminary in New York, after they took action to highlight abusive behaviour.

  • 18 Oct 2014

    Within hours over 550 people have signed a petition to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, calling for reinstatement of eight sacked seminary professors.

  • 18 Oct 2014

    The future of a flagship Episcopal seminary in the US is in doubt after its board ignored pleas from across the world to reinstate sacked faculty members.

  • 15 Oct 2014

    The crisis at General Theological Seminary in New York has not only produced important acts of solidarity towards eight fine professors unjustly sacked for their protests about what they have experienced as bullying within the GTS administrative system, it has also begun to spark some wider questions about the future of seminary-style education and mainstream US Protestantism.

  • 15 Oct 2014

    A petition calling for the reinstatement of eight sacked faculty members at General Theological Seminary in New York is receiving huge support.

  • 11 Oct 2014

    The tragic and deplorable situation at General Theological Seminary in New York, USA, where eight loyal faculty members at present stand dismissed for their action in seeking to address "a workplace with a retaliatory and hostile environment", is one which has regrettably sad echoes in other situations in religious bodies I have known over the years.

  • 11 Oct 2014

    Over 900 academics say they will not teach or lecture at General Theological Seminary in New York after most of its faculty were summarily dismissed.

  • 29 Oct 2013

    Over 200 international theology students of varied Christian traditions are participating in the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute.

  • 19 Oct 2013

    In a collection of essays, former students of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey share how their years at the Institute created some of their fondest memories.

  • 26 Oct 2012

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) has announced the opening of its consolidated library housed at the Ecumenical Institute, in Bossey, Switzerland, near its Geneva offices.