Bishop Jordan Scholarship Fundraising Concert

Thousands of Miles Logged by CST Staff this Summer!

This has been a busy summer for CST Staff as the “church conference season” continues. From Ogden, Utah to Redlands, California to Boise, Idaho to Glendale, Arizona to Modesto, California to Puyallup, Washington – and that was just United Methodist Conferences! Our Admissions, Advancement, and Dean's offices staff and President Kuan, have logged thousands of [...]

2018-07-13T22:47:51+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Meet our New Student Social Media Specialist

A CST alumna and current student, Monalisa Siofele-Lolohea, ’14, M.Div., is a preacher’s kid who grew up coming to CST when her father attended here. She is currently serving part-time in a cross-cultural appointment at Trinity United Methodist Church in Pomona. When asked how she would describe the “brand voice of CST” she said, “CST [...]

2018-07-13T22:43:58+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Meet our New Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Rev. Les Lungren, ’97, M.Div., will serve as our new Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. Les is a lifelong United Methodist, an Elder in the California-Nevada Annual Conference, and a CST alumnus. In his own words: “I’m so excited to be back on campus! I can’t wait to reconnect with alumni and friends [...]

2018-07-13T22:42:08+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

President Kuan Reflects on His First Five Years at CST

“Five years ago, I started my journey with Claremont School of Theology as its 7th President. The school has faced significant challenges, triggered by the separation from the institution it created as it moves even more resolutely toward ecumenicity and interreligious theological education to create a difference for the world we live in.” In the [...]

2018-07-13T22:38:29+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Students, Faculty, Staff, Board Members, and Alumni Offer Courageous Witness

“There is no us and them!” These were the words spoken by CST professor Najeeba Syeed at a recent Jeff Sessions/Families Belong Together protest in Los Angeles where more than two dozen interfaith activists and clergy were arrested. Indeed, in cities around the United States, CST students, faculty, staff, board members, and alumni have been [...]

2018-07-13T22:36:43+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

#CSTBookshelf with Dr. Roland Faber

The Garden of Reality: Transreligious Relativity in a World of Becoming contemplates the relativity of religious truth, religious pluralism, transreligious discourse, postmodern cosmology, and multireligious mysticism. Its transreligious approach aims at a future multireligious, peaceful society in an ecological and cosmic context. Dr. Faber proposes that the future of humanity is bound to conviviality with [...]

2018-07-13T22:34:41+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

CST Bookshelf with Rev. Dr. Timothy Murphy

Written with church small groups in mind, Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World is a resource for persons committed to working for a more just world and includes discussion questions at the end of each chapter. Timothy says, “While I combine process and liberation theologies in addressing these issues, I wanted it to be accessible [...]

2018-07-13T22:32:57+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

CST Toolbox Featuring Coordinates on the Compass of Compassion-Based Activism by Frank Rogers

Guide for Compassion-Based Activism Hot off the press, this article from Dr. Rogers is actually a chapter in an upcoming book, Public Theologies of Activism and Resistance, which will be released in November. Through story, Dr. Rogers identifies twelve principles that invite “a compassion-based activism that fights for justice while loving our opponent,” [...]

2018-07-13T22:31:08+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

A Protest Chaplain’s Handbook

In the handbook, Abigail Clauhs, ’17, M.Div., writes that The Protest Chaplain’s Handbook was created in part because spiritual caregivers have opportunity to “provide care, counseling, and a sense of the sacred in the midst of chaos,” further explaining that spiritual grounding is especially important for religious communities engaging in nonviolent action. Abigail [...]

2018-07-13T22:27:13+00:00 July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments