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On Nurturing Faith

Posted on : December 27, 2021

Edie, Fred P., and Mark A Lamport. Nurturing Faith: A Practical Theology for Educating Christians. Eerdmans, 2021. ISBN 978080287556-3. 512 pp. A recurring question occurs anytime an introductory textbook appears within the varying (but interdependent)… Continue Reading

Reading while White (2)

Posted on : December 20, 2021

In part one of this series, I introduced the idea of “reading while White,” that is, interpreting Scripture through the lenses of White racial identities. To explore the concept further, it’s important to discuss some… Continue Reading

Redeeming the Tragedy

Posted on : December 13, 2021

In 1940, Sergei Prokofiev shook the world with his ballet adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Prokofiev, an accomplished composer and artist, brought many new elements to his rendition of Romeo and Juliet. However,… Continue Reading

Redeeming the Tragedy

Posted on : December 13, 2021

In 1940, Sergei Prokofiev shook the world with his ballet adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Prokofiev, an accomplished composer and artist, brought many new elements to his rendition of Romeo and Juliet. However,… Continue Reading

Entangled

Posted on : December 6, 2021

My students bring a lot of baked goods to class. It’s the consequence for breaking my technology policy: no screens, no electronic devices of any kind unless there is an academic accommodation, and if I… Continue Reading

Divine Agency and Divine Action

Posted on : December 4, 2021

[Editor’s note: Written shortly before his untimely death in the fall of 2021, this essay provides a window into Professor Abraham’s four-volume work, Divine Agency and Divine Action (Oxford University Press, 2017–2021).] After working through… 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 …

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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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 …