Alan Culpepper — the only dean Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology has known over its nearly two-decade-long history — has announced that he is turning over the reins to new leadership at the end of this academic year.

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014 15:42

Do you solemnly swear — on this Kindle?

An ambassador was recently sworn in with her hand on an e-reader instead of the Bible — a move some described as “very 21st century,” while pastors and theologians differed on its symbolic implications. 

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Seminary students and faculty say a visit to India stretched their views of God’s role in their lives and taught them lessons about hospitality.

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“Younger Voices in Ministry” will feature students, graduates and staff at McAfee School of Theology describing commitment needed for ministry and the support offered through its Center for Teaching Churches.

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Rob Nash participated in an academic peace delegation to Iran, spending several days last month meeting with Iranian government, academic and religious leaders, often drawing on his Baptist faith to answer questions about religious liberty. 

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Friday, 22 November 2013 01:26

C.S. Lewis 'claimed by everyone'

Christian theologian's ability to write with clarity and imagination enamored millions and made difficult theological concepts accessible to the average Christian, experts say. Lewis died Nov. 22, 1963.

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Monday, 14 October 2013 18:24

Confessions of a conflicted feminist

What is an avowed feminist to do when her call to ministry seems to conflict with her desire to be a wife and mother?

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George White III, Dihanne Moore and Joshua Scott are three of the best and brightest at the McAfee School of Theology. We sat down recently to talk about seminary, race and what would happen if I preached in their churches.

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Wednesday, 11 September 2013 18:54

McAfee professor takes Atlanta pastorate

Dock Hollingsworth, who worked a total of 18 years on two Mercer University campuses, has been named seventh pastor of Atlanta’s Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church.

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Wednesday, 28 August 2013 15:47

Moderates seek exit from 'messy middle'

Individuals and institutions are beginning to seek ways to help moderate churches find their prophetic voice in an age when Millennials demand social-action churches.

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