After four days in St. Louis, MO, as one of 864 delegates to The United Methodist Church’s special Session of the General Conference, I am angry and heartbroken by the decision of the body not only to continue its injustices toward our LGBTQIA community but also to strengthen the prohibitions and punishments for those clergypersons [...]
The CST community mourns the loss of alumna Cynthia Abrams, ’94, who died January 11, 2019 at the age of 58. A tireless and passionate social justice advocate, Rev. Abrams, an elder in the California-Pacific Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, led the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society’s work around health [...]
Listen to Dr. Duane Bidwell talk about his new book on the lives of spiritually fluid people, a 2018 Best Book of Library Journal! .
Professor Najeeba Syeed writes about what Christians can do to interrupt Islamophobia on Sojourners.
Phra Nicholas Thasnissaro is an ordained Buddhist monk in the Thai Theravada tradition and an Associate Fellow at his alma mater, The University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. Of UK origin, Thasnissaro was ordained 22 years ago and is currently connected to a temple in Azusa, CA where he teaches meditation. Thasnissaro has recently [...]
2018 The Opening Gathering and Worship Service of Claremont Korean Students 클레어몬트 한인학생회 2018 개강예배 2018년 9월 27일, 클레어몬트 신학대학원 한인학생회 개강 예배가 열렸습니다. 40여명의 한인학생들과 가족들이 KRESGE CHAPEL에서 함께 모여 예배하고, 교제의 시간을 가졌습니다. 예배 설교자로 윌셔연합감리교회를 담임하시는 신영각 목사님께서 함께 해주셨습니다. 클레어몬트 신학대학원의 졸업생이신 신 목사님은 자신의 학문과 신앙의 여정에서 나오는 진솔한 메세지를 [...]
In the toolbox this month we feature our fully on-line, free and open access digital library established by CST along with a group of other seminaries. Our Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) is a terrific FREE resource for students and alumni/ae. As of October 1, the OADTL provides advanced library discovery services for, and [...]
On the CST Bookshelf this month: Rhythms of Religious Ritual: The Yearly Cycle of Jews, Christians, and Muslims written by CST’s Gerald H. Kennedy Professor of Homiletics and Liturgics, Dr. Kathy Black, and published by Claremont Press. Her book explores the religious cycles and calendars of the Abrahamic faiths and is an edited volume that [...]
On Tuesday, October 11, students, faculty, and staff gathered for CST’s first Town Hall meeting of the year to discuss recent updates on CST’s litigation and to hear from the staff and faculty of CST and Willamette University. President Kuan welcomed everyone and shared the purpose of the meeting, and our Vice President for Academic [...]
In case you missed the email or the update on our website, here is the most recent letter from President Kuan on our litigation. Dear Friends, The complaint that CST filed on Aug. 31, 2016 against CUC and CGU for claims, including quiet title and declaratory relief, and CUC and CGU’s cross-claims against CST, [...]