Category - theology

  • 18 Nov 2014

    A talk on 'Disabled Church: Disabled Society', by Ekklesia associate the Rev Dr John Gillibrand takes place at 7pm at Manchester Cathedral on Tuesday 18th November 2014.

  • 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.

  • 5 Oct 2014

    The WCC General Secretary has welcomed publication of an open letter by a group of 126 Muslim scholars to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, leader of IS.

  • 28 Mar 2014

    There is an intense debate about Religious Education in schools today. What about Theology and Religious Studies in university departments? Graeme Smith, who teaches public theology and the University of Chichester, looks at what the discipline involves. What does this mean for the MPs and others scrutinising from the outside? "Well I suspect that when they do come calling we shall have some questions for them as well," says Dr Smith.