Category: School of Theology

Education leaders consider: When should we speak up about divisive issues?

Christian Science Monitor quoting Walter Fluker, School of Theology “On Aug. 14, Brian Rosenberg joined in a chorus of college presidents across the United States denouncing the racially charged events in Charlottesville, Va…” Expert quote: “We have a nation with poor people, with people incarcerated, who would love to have the opportunity to receive a […]

With ‘Ask A Muslim Anything’ Events, NE Man Hopes To Tackle Misunderstandings Around His Faith

RIPR quoting Tom Porter, School of Theology “Many Muslim-Americans will tell you that this is a tough time for them. From the 9/11 attacks to President Trump’s proposed travel ban, Muslims in America feel besieged by discrimination and misunderstanding…” Expert quote: “And I like his approach. That he’s saying, ‘I’m not going to tell you […]

Evangelical Christians becoming less opposed to gay marriage, poll finds

Reuters quoting Nancy Ammerman, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/ School of Theology “U.S. groups who traditionally have opposed same-sex marriage, including Republicans and white evangelical Christians, have become much less steadfast in their objections, according to a new Pew Research Center poll…” Expert quote: “The generational divide among white evangelicals is especially […]