Rev. Dr. Trevor Brisbin’s path to film producing took an unusual course: raised nominally Roman Catholic in the suburbs of Toronto, turned conservative evangelical bible college graduate, turned Baptist pastor, turned husband and father, turned CST seminarian, turned Hollywood film producer. He said, “I don’t think anyone ever expected me to gravitate toward [...]
Last month, President Kuan, 863 other delegates, and about 2500 visitors gathered in St. Louis, MO for a special called session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The purpose of the gathering was to forge a way forward for a divided church – specifically as related to the UMC’s LGBTQIA community. The [...]
Claremont School of Theology is fully accredited by both the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), and our sanction was lifted. President Kuan shared with the CST community, “Our accreditation is reaffirmed for a period of [...]
On the CST Bookshelf we feature a recent Wipf and Stock Publishers book, Portraits of Jewish Learning: Viewing Contemporary Jewish Education Close-In, edited by CST Board Member, Dr. Diane Tickton Schuster. Portraits of Jewish Learning looks at the ways Jewish students today are learning in day school classrooms, Hebrew programs, synagogue-based schools, and high school [...]
The Office of the Vice President for Advancement and Communications is working on a book project and needs the help of our alumni/ae and friends. We have been going through the archives and digging up some treasures, but if you have a picture or story you would like to share please email email@example.com or call [...]
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 [...]