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Seminaries, Seminarians, and the American Spiritual Landscape

Posted on : April 24, 2013

It is the beginning of a new academic year and students are sifting in. Many of them are entirely new to seminary life and they are beginning to register for classes and attend orientation. Among… Continue Reading

Building a New Testament Library: Hebrews – Revelation

Posted on : April 24, 2013

Students of Hebrews are well served by H. Attridge’s masterful exegetical commentary in the Hermeneia series (Fortress, 1989). This work mines background materials, especially those from the Greco-Roman world, as it carefully and clearly works… Continue Reading

Making the Truth Real: Ecclesial Challenges and the Millennial Generation

Posted on : April 24, 2013

Is another gospel spreading among our youth? That is the conclusion one must reach in light of the research that C. Smith and his partners reported in Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of… Continue Reading

The Gospel Meets American Culture

Posted on : April 1, 2013

For a couple of decades, Christian scholars have invested a lot of energy in the examination of worldviews — without doubt, a worthy endeavor that had not received enough attention from Christian thinkers. Our ways… Continue Reading

Church History Resources on the Web

Posted on : April 1, 2013

Although it may sound trite to say that there has never been a better time to study history, the ever-increasing flood of digital sources on the Internet has truly been a game-changer for historians in… Continue Reading

Reflections on the New Atheism

Posted on : April 1, 2013

Who could fail to notice the rise of the New Atheism? The movement burst onto the scene in 2006 and 2007, with high profile blockbusters such as R. Dawkins’ The God Delusion and C. Hitchens’ … Continue Reading

Building a New Testament Library: Romans — Ephesians

Posted on : April 1, 2013

For the study of Paul’s most famous letter, Romans, there are scores of commentaries. While one could certainly glean much from classic commentaries by C.K. Barrett in Black’s New Testament Commentary (BNTC; Hendrickson, 1991) and… Continue Reading
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January 23, 2023

“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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“An abba said, ‘The prophets wrote books, then came our fathers, who put them into practice. Those who came after them learnt them by heart. Then came the present generation, who …

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December 16, 2022

AFTE is now accepting scholarship applications for 2023. Applications and required supporting materials are due in the AFTE office no …

July 1, 2022

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to six doctoral students. The John Wesley Fellows …