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Center’s Network Explores the Role of FBOs in Tent Encampments and the Intersection of Race and Homelessness

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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

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Master of Divinity student reflects on her intensive semester of study at the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

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 8, 2017

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Khizr Khan Lecture and Book Signing

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

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School of Theology and Ministry Recognized by Seminaries that Change the World

Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry Recognized by Seminaries that Change the World for 2017-18 School Year
Nov 1, 2017

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The School of Theology and Ministry offers online Personal Finance class in Church and Faith-Based Non-profit Management course series program this Winter

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

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School of Theology and Ministry MACFT faculty present at AAMFT national conference

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

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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the School of Theology and Ministry and 50 Years of Graduate Theological Education

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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

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Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Fall Conference a success for STM MACFT program

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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

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Building Skills for Faith-Based Community Development

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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

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Center’s Puget Sound Network Considers Framework for Ongoing Work

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

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Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs Announces its 2017-2018 Graduate Student Affiliates

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

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500 Years Since The Dawn of the Reformation

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

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Talking Faith & Money: Student Forum Event on October 4

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

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Muhammad Yunus Lecture and Book Signing

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

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What issue should the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs address next?

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

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From the Dean: Success in a World with Charlottesvilles

Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on our national preoccupation with defining success and failure.
Aug 18, 2017

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Master of Divinity student Melissa Trull heads to the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

Master of Divinity student Melissa (Missy) Trull heads to the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey for an intensive semester of study.
Aug 17, 2017

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Rededication of the Old Sanctuary with New Expressions of Gratitude

The School of Theology and Ministry’s Associate Dean of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue and Associate Professor of Theological Ethics and Constructive Theology, Dr. Michael Reid Trice, reflects on the Temple De Hirsch Sinai rededication event.
Aug 16, 2017

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Become a Graduate Student Affiliate and contribute to the Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs’ work around homelessness

The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs invites currently enrolled students to apply for the opportunity to become a Graduate Student Affiliate and contribute to the Centers' ongoing work on homelessness and affordable housing.
Jul 25, 2017

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Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs Puget Sound Network Begins its Work

The Center for Religious Wisdom & World Affairs held its first meeting of the Puget Sound Interfaith Network for Public Theology earlier this month. The gathering was an opportunity for this cohort of local religious leaders and community partners to connect with one another and, together with the Center team, begin to shape the next phase of the Center’s work.
Jul 21, 2017

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The School of Theology and Ministry’s, Dr. Michael Reid Trice author’s chapter on generosity.

The School of Theology and Ministry’s Associate Dean of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue and Associate Professor of Theological Ethics and Constructive Theology, Dr. Michael Reid Trice authors a chapter in the book Mending the World? Possibilities and Obstacles for Religion, Church and Theology.
Jul 14, 2017

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Happy Birthday School of Theology and Ministry

The School of Theology and Ministry (STM) celebrates its 20th anniversary as a school.
Jul 11, 2017

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From the Dean: Re-discovering Courage in a Time of Fear

Read Dr. Mark Markuly’s reflection on courage and fear in uncertain times and its portrayal in the media.
Jun 29, 2017

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Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Faustino Cruz accepts new position at Fordham University

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Faustino (Tito) Cruz has accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University.
Jun 23, 2017

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies student publishes article in Ecumenical Trends journal

Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies Student Donna Cheesebrough, publishes article entitled, “Care for Creation – A Historical Perspective and Path Forward” in the Ecumenical Trends journal.
Jun 19, 2017

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