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From Catholic News LiveBruce Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies, quoted in article: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits
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The racially integrated Edgehill church survived its tumultuous start during segregation in part because of partnerships forged with Vanderbilt Divinity School students.
July 5, 2016—Edgehill United Methodist Church stood in solidarity with the gay and lesbian community and chose to halt weddings at the Edgehill neighborhood church until marriage was legal for all. READ MORE »
From The Christian Century: Yale's alumni magazine quoted Emilie Townes, dean of Vanderbilt Divinity School, describing Murray as being “everywhere that things were happening."
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America magazine interview with John J. Navone, an American Jesuit priest, theologian and writer in residence at Gonzaga University, mentions Faith and Beauty: A Theological Aesthetic wri
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Andrew William Smith, MTS'15, quoted in The Presbyterian Outlook article, Marks of Faith: Tattoos as testimony
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June 2, 2016—Philoxenos, the bishop of Mabbug in Syria between 485 and 519, is one of the most important late-antique witnesses to the development of the West-Syrian Christian tradition. His incredibly rich literary corpus (over 500,000 words in David A. Michelson’s estimation) is preserved in numerous manuscripts, some dating as early as the sixth and seventh century. READ MORE »
Bruce Morrill, Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies and Professor of Theological Studies, was invited to write an autobiographical piece for the “Take and Read” series of the National Catholic Reporter.
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Bruce Morrill quoted in article: Pope Francis said he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved for men.
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From Eerdmans - Bonnie Miller-McLemore is one of five distinguished scholars examining five questions on Christian Practical Wisdom, Part 3
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From Eerdmans - Bonnie Miller-McLemore one of five distinguished scholars examining five questions on Christian Practical Wisdom, Parts 1-2 ,
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April 28, 2016—In Tennessee, conservative legislators just passed a bill allowing counselors to refuse to provide mental-health services to patients if it would violate their “sincerely held religious belief,” which Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law on Wednesday. READ MORE »