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Day 2 of CPJ Days is a rough one for capitalism

On Thursday, Compassion, Peace & Justice Training Days participants heard about the work of people fighting for the survival of marginalized communities in the face of environmental degradation, racism, and rapacious capitalism, which often seemed to be one in the same.

The Rev. Dr. Asa J. Lee named president of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary’s Board of Directors has voted to appoint the Rev. Dr. Asa J. Lee as the next president of the Seminary. Lee currently serves at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., as vice president for campus administration, associate dean for community life, and director of African American studies.

Advocating rather than avenging

Columbia Theological Seminary student Rachel Sutphin won’t rest until the U.S. government abolishes the federal death penalty.

Southern Africa faces a growing need for clergy training

Justo Mwale University in Zambia is generally thought of as an educational institution that prepares pastors.  It has trained pastors for seven African countries. But this unique place of learning also plays a key role in equipping scholars to go on to train pastors in other African theological schools.

How to flourish without feeling restricted

Hannah L. Drake’s “Do Not Move Off the Sidewalk Challenge” says a lot about allowing people to flourish in whatever body God gave them.

McCormick Seminary, Hispanic theological network sign agreement

La Asociación Para La Educación Teológica Hispana (AETH) and McCormick Theological Seminary have entered into a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in advancing theological education opportunities in Latinx communities.

Six things to do right now to be a better ally

Dr. Shannon Craigo-Snell literally co-wrote the book on becoming an ally in the struggle for justice. So when she states that’s easier said than done for white people trying to be allies with their siblings of color — as opposed to straight people looking to do something similar for their LGBTQ+ siblings — it’s time to take notice and take action.

History helps when conversations get stuck

Looking at our history — especially the sins of the past — is an invaluable way to move forward, says Dr. Heath W. Carter, Associate Professor of American Christianity at Princeton Theological Seminary.