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02-04-2015

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Religious Pluralism Word Art

Participants in McCormick Theological Seminary's new Certificate in Interreligious Understanding and Leadership will develop greater self-awareness, knowledge, expertise and competence in leading diverse religious, spiritual, secular and interreligious world. Its focus of the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam reflects the urgent need in North American society today for leaders who can navigate and bridge dividing lines of religion and culture, in ways that are authentic, honest, and effective.

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01-27-2015

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Presidents of PC(USA) seminaries craft a response to an Open Letter to Presidents and Deans of Theological Schools in the United States from the African American Presidents and Deans in Theological Education.
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Students Step Off in Protest
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Students Congregate near 51st and University
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Joined by Other Seminaries and Clergy

A Response from the Seminary Presidents of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

January 26, 2015

12-16-2014

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Rev. Dr. Robert L. Brawley
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Rev. Dr. Robert L. Brawley
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Rev. Dr. Robert L. Brawley

Oxford University Press has just published The Oxford Encyclopedia of Bible and Ethics (2014). McCormick Professor of New Testament Emeritus, Robert Brawley, is the editor-in-chief of the two-volume work. Brawley worked with an international team of Senior Editors, Ralph Klein of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Stephen Fowl of Loyola University of Maryland, Kathy Ehrensperger of the University of Wales, Trinity St. David, Isaac Kalimi of the Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany, and Jan van der Watt of Radboud University of Nijmegen, Holland.

12-01-2014 by

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K. Sawyer
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Alum Paul Gundani (1989) returns to visit and lecture
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Paul Gundani
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Paul Gundani with Ken Sawyer
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Paul Gundani with Veronica Johnson and Students

Paul Gundani, Professor of History and Head of Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Human Sciences at the University of South Africa, returned to McCormick Seminary on November 24 to visit with friends and to offer a class lecture Monday evening. In the Midwest for the African Studies Association conference in Indianapolis, Gundani accepted the invitation of David Daniels to stopover in Chicago on his way back to South Africa

11-20-2014 by

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McCormick Alum and Presbyterian Dr. Jim McAuley reports from Sierra Leone
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McCormick Alum and Presbyterian Dr. Jim McAuley reports from Sierra Leone
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Rev. Dr. Jim and Dr. Amy McAuley

Presbyterian minister and medical doctor James “Jim” McAuley (MDiv 2005) has been sent by his employer from Zambia to Sierra Leone. Trained as an infectious disease specialist, McAuley is a member of the Presbytery of Chicago, while his family are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Evanston Ill.

He wrote to his wife in Zambia:

11-13-2014

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Elizabeth Foster presents the Visionary Award to the Rev. Dr. John Buchanan

McCormick Theological Seminary’s inaugural Visionary Awards Dinner co-chaired by Elizabeth Foster and Sara Pfaff, was held on Friday October 24, 2014, at the Casino Club in conjunction with the October Board of Trustees meetings.

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Join us for a faith-based response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic.
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Join us for a faith-based response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic.

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Clergy and Lay Leadership Summit X Info

10-16-2014

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Leah Gipson, creator of West Side Art Chicago
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Black Eutopia
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Free Marissa Now

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The Marissa Alexander painting by Leah Gipson from the Black Eutopia event will be auctioned off at the Set the Captives Free event where McCormick President Frank Yamada will be speaking. Click here for the auction information. Opening bid is $500.

To see a higher resolution photo of the painting, please click the image on the right below the photo of Leah Gipson.

09-12-2014

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Rev. Ledermann and church elders are providing sanctuary to Luis Lopez-Acabal, who wishes to avoid deportation.
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Rev. Ledermann and church elders are providing sanctuary to Luis Lopez-Acabal, who wishes to avoid deportation.
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Eric Ledermann, a current student in McCormick's DMin program, is the pastor at University Presbyterian Church in Tempe, Arizona. Eric is just one of our DMin students currently involved in bold ministries.