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Join a group of local practitioners and Seattle University graduate students for this course offered by the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, and together, survey key faith-based initiatives to address homelessness and the affordable housing crisis in the Puget Sound region and other urban centers across the country.
Feb 20, 2018
On Sunday, January 21, a faculty member and associate dean from the Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry was ordained on this Jesuit campus. Ordinations are not a particularly rare occasion for students attending a school of theology and ministry since many of the students are preparing for some form of professional ministerial leadership. And yet, Dr. Michael Reid Trice was ordained to the ministry of Word and Sacrament within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), with a call to a Catholic, Jesuit university context; and so even as the call is shared throughout the world, this particular call is rare.
Jan 31, 2018
Dr. Erica Martin, Instructor of Hebrew Scriptures at the School of Theology and Ministry, will be teaching a four-week class entitled "The Egyptian Episode: Slavery and Liberation in Torah and History" at Temple Beth El in Tacoma.
Jan 31, 2018
Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on the troubling nature of our times, and the extent of our erosion in our trust in each other.
Jan 29, 2018
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs’ Puget Sound Network gathered on January 10th along with the Center team, Graduate Student Affiliates, and five key community partners as part of its continued work around how faith-based organizations (FBOs) can more effectively respond to pressing social problems, like homelessness and the affordable housing crisis.
Jan 26, 2018
Meet with the Assistant Director of Admissions, current students, and faculty to learn more about our programs and hear student experiences! Our next on-campus session is happening Wednesday, February 7.
Jan 25, 2018
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is very pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Fordham University Press to publish the work by Center scholars around the role of religion in understanding and responding to homelessness. This collected volume will be edited by Center Director Dr. Manuel Mejido.
Jan 19, 2018
Along with faculty from the School of Law, the Albers School of Business and Economics, and the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Theology and Ministry’s Dr. Michael Trice, Associate Dean of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue, and Dr. Manuel Mejido, Director of the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs, will contribute to the Seattle University 2018 Winter Alumni Seminar Series, “Christian unity and World Peace: Ecumenism and Dialogue Among World Religions after 500 Years.”
Dec 13, 2017
2018 Search For Meaning author Azeem Ibrahim's article "Why the Rohingya Can’t Yet Return to Myanmar" featured on the front page of nytimes.com
Dec 6, 2017
Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on one of our biggest liabilities as human beings... our inability to remember.
Nov 29, 2017
Eighty alumni, faculty, staff and friends gathered on November 13th to celebrate two important milestones in our history, the 20th Anniversary of the School of Theology and Ministry and 50 years of graduate theological education. This event was the capstone for a year-long effort, called Project Wisdom, to capture and document this history of the school in all of its developmental stages, funded by a grant from Jack and Maralyn Blume.
Nov 27, 2017
At the November 8th meeting of the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs’ Puget Sound Network, the Center team, Network members, and Graduate Student Affiliates gathered along with five key community partners working on homelessness and affordable housing issues.
Nov 21, 2017
School of Theology and Ministry Master of Divinity student Melissa (Missy) Trull reflects on her intensive semester of study at the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey.
Nov 20, 2017
Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry Recognized by Seminaries that Change the World for 2017-18 School Year
Nov 15, 2017
John Fauver, MATL Alumnus, accepts new role as Senior Manager of Operations for the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI).
Nov 14, 2017
On Friday, December 8, Seattle University will host Khizr Khan. His book, An American Family, is an intensely personal story about the nature of what it’s like to risk everything you know for the promises contained in the U.S. Constitution.
Nov 6, 2017
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs is pleased to offer a select number of needs-based tuition waivers for its 2018 professional development series.
Nov 3, 2017
Read Dr. Mark Markuly's reflection on religious ideas in American politics.
Oct 31, 2017
The School of Theology and Ministry is offering another online class in the Church and Faith-Based Non-profit Management program. The program and course series, developed by the Economics and Pastoral Leadership Project, supports pastors and other religious leaders manage the “business” side of faith-based organizations.
Oct 26, 2017
Drs. Christie Eppler and Rebecca Cobb, Master of Arts in Couples & Family Therapy faculty from the School of Theology and Ministry presented at American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy national conference.
Oct 25, 2017
Join us for an evening of celebration, remembering and reconnection with alumni, faculty and staff of the School of Theology and Ministry, SUMORE, CORPUS, ITS, ICTS and IETS.
Oct 25, 2017
Dr. Christie Eppler and Dr. Rebecca Cobb present at WAMFT Annual Fall Conference; and two Master of Arts in Couples & Family Therapy students receive scholarships.
Oct 24, 2017
This academic year, the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs will roll out three courses that aim to build skills for more effective faith-based responses to our most pressing social issues, like homelessness and the affordable housing crisis. These courses can be taken as a sequence or stand-alone, and will be available for both professional development and graduate credit.
Oct 13, 2017
Read Dr. Mark Markuly's reflection on what shapes our history.
Sep 27, 2017
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs’ Puget Sound Network met for the second time on September 13th. It was an opportunity for Network members to critically reflect on some of the language and tools used by specialists to talk about faith-based community development. This discussion was intended to lay the foundation for the more focused conversations around enhancing faith-based responses to homelessness that will take place over the coming year.
Sep 21, 2017
The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs announces its first cohort of Graduate Student Affiliates. These six students will contribute to the Center’s work on homelessness and affordable housing.
Sep 19, 2017
Three upcoming events provide Christians an opportunity to pray for each other, to heal old wounds, and to continue along the path of encounter and dialogue.
Sep 18, 2017
STM students are invited to participate in the Talking Faith & Money: Student Forum event on October 4. These special topic forums are hosted by the School of Theology and Ministry’s Economics & Pastoral Leadership Project, to engage students across campus in conversation around the theme of faith and money.
Sep 14, 2017
On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Seattle University will host Muhammad Yunus, the father of social business and microcredit, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in alleviating poverty.
Sep 6, 2017
Every three to four years, the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs focuses on a specific social issue. What issue do you think the Center should focus on from 2019 to 2022? Please take a minute or two to give us your feedback.
Sep 1, 2017