Category: School of Theology

Professors, Students ‘Uncertain’ About Futures of Undocumented Peers

NBC Latino Rady Roldan-Figueroa, School of Theology For the past week Harvard sociologist Roberto Gonzales has comforted dozens of undocumented students who have called, texted and messaged him asking for guidance in the wake of the Donald Trump victory… Expert quote: “The students are really worried that the President-elect will carry out the promises of […]

And on the seventh day, many don’t rest at all

Boston Globe Nancy Ammerman, School of Theology People over age 40 can remember a time when, because of blue laws — the Colonial-era prohibitions against commercial activities on Sundays — most stores were closed and very little aside from praying, newspaper-reading, and loafing around happened on Sunday mornings… Expert quote: “That is the biggest dilemma. Once […]

Evangelists Adapt to a New Era, Preaching the Gospel to Skeptics

New York Times (subscription required) Christopher H. Evans, School of Theology Bryon Stone, School of Theology When Craig Ellis was growing up, he picked up the sort of adventure book meant for a boy looking to serve God… Expert quotes: Evans: Both movements, espoused “a belief that ultimate meaning is found within the individual, as […]