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Arthur Blank Grants $5 Million to Emory's Jewish Studies Institute

11-27-01

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University’s Institute for Jewish Studies has received a five-year, $5 million "challenge" grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, giving the fast-growing center the springboard it needs to leap to the forefront of Jewish scholarship in the United States.

Emory Panel To Discuss Questions of Religion and Violence

10-10-01

Emory University faculty will host a panel discussion on the role of religion in the recent terror attacks from the perspective of three traditions—Islam, Judaism and Christianity—at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Winship Ballroom of Dobbs University Center, 605 Asbury Circle, on the Emory campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 404-727-7596.

Martin Marty To Speak At 14th Annual Reformation Day Celebration At Candler

10-9-01

Renowned Lutheran theologian Martin E. Marty will be among the speakers and events planned for the 14th annual Reformation Day celebration at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology Tuesday, Oct. 23. The full day of music, lectures and worship will conclude with the Kessler Reformation Concert at 8:15 p.m. in Cannon Chapel, featuring an opening commentary by Marty.

Session On Spirituality, Self-Care Planned At Emory

10-5-01

The Emory Center for Pastoral Services invites clergy, caregivers and lay people to a one-day symposium on the ever-growing need for ministers and congregations to find a balance between ministry and rest—or "feeding the sheep" versus "resting beside the still waters."

Renowned Christian Historian Jaroslav Pelikan To Give First McDonald Lectures On Jesus and Culture

9-28-01

Atlanta, Ga. Jaroslav Pelikan, one of the world’s most distinguished and honored historians and theologians, will deliver a series of lectures Oct. 9-11 for the inauguration of Emory University’s McDonald Chair for the Study of Jesus and Culture. Pelikan, who is the Sterling Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University, will give five lectures on campus dealing with Russian spirituality and the Russian Christ. All lectures are open to the public free of charge.

Emory Center For Interdisciplinary Study of Religion Launches Two-Year Project On Sex, Marriage and Family

9-21-01

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion (CISR) is embarking on a two-year project on "Sex, Marriage and Family Life" that is bringing together scholars from across the university to examine issues ranging from interfaith marriage to American divorce laws, from same-sex unions to the roots of monogamy.

Candler's Long Studies Churches That Reach "Beyond the Worship Wars"

9-6-01

Atlanta, Ga. Church congregations across America may be grappling with traditional versus contemporary worship styles, but faithful followers don't have to choose between centuries-old hymns and the latest Christian chart-toppers, says Tom Long of Candler School of Theology. In his recent book, "Beyond the Worship Wars," Long discovered what he calls "a third way" of worship that that can't be classified as traditional, contemporary or even the cobbled-together compromise called "blended."

Edelman To Speak At Kick-Of of New Interfaith Initiative For Atlanta Area Children

8-24-01

Atlanta, Ga. For the record, there is no clergy shortage this summer at Emory's Candler School of Theology. More than 250 United Methodist pastors from towns such as Evarts, Ky., and Hornick, Iowa, have descended on the school for the Course of Study, a part-time five-year program that ensures the education of the church's ministers. Course of Study is designed for pastors who don't have the time or funds to pursue a seminary degree.

Emory’s Candler School of Theology Announces Short-Term Courses For Laity

8-24-01

Atlanta, Ga. Short-term courses and seminars promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues are being offered this fall by Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. The courses, held on evenings or weekends, are conducted through the school’s Bill Mallard Lay Theology Institute (LTI).

What Clergy Shortage? Candler Helps Train More Than 250 For Methodist Ministry

07-12-01

Atlanta, Ga. For the record, there is no clergy shortage this summer at Emory's Candler School of Theology. More than 250 United Methodist pastors from towns such as Evarts, Ky., and Hornick, Iowa, have descended on the school for the Course of Study, a part-time five-year program that ensures the education of the church's ministers. Course of Study is designed for pastors who don't have the time or funds to pursue a seminary degree.

Candler Appoints Associate Dean of Development, Church Relations

07-10-01

Atlanta, Ga. The Rev. Dr. William B. Lawrence, former senior minister at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C., has been named associate dean for development and church relations at Emory University's Candler School of Theology.

Emory Establishes Islam and Human Rights Program

07-09-01

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University's Law & Religion Program has received a $707,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to establish a new Islam and Human Rights Fellowship Program. The three-year project will bring together scholars and activists from around the world to develop human rights scholarship and strategies for advocacy from an Islamic perspective. Directing the effort is Emory human rights scholar/activist Abdullahi An-Na'im.

Youth Theology Initiative Cultivates Next Church Leaders

6-05-01

Atlanta, Ga. Some 63 rising high school seniors from 20 states and abroad will take up residence at Emory's Candler School of Theology for its ninth annual Youth Theology Initiative summer institute, a four-week living-learning experience designed to cultivate "public theologians" as the next leaders for the church and society. The program, supported with funds from the Lilly Endowment, is the first of at least two dozen spin-off theology programs for teens across the United States and Canada.

Candler's Frank Urges Churches To Seek Strengths Within

4-20-01

Atlanta, Ga. A recent comprehensive survey of American congregations affirms what Emory University's Thomas Frank has been telling his students and congregations all along: Most of the country's churches are never going to be mega-churches. And he says they shouldn't aim to be.

Emory Students Will Take ‘Journeys of Reconciliation’ To Cuba, Northern Ireland, Bolivia, Native American Reservations

4-17-01

Atlanta, Ga. Four interfaith groups of Emory University students are going to Cuba, Bolivia, Northern Ireland and two Native American reservations during May, meeting with community leaders educators and religious groups and attempting to understand the roots of conflict and ways those rifts are being healed.

Great Teachers Lecture Focuses On How Churches Deal With Crises

4-04-01

Atlanta, Ga. When news reports break into TV programming to relate the latest crisis, viewers seldom see what resources the community uses to cope with the situation. Nancy Eiesland and Elizabeth Bounds, two faculty members at Emory University's Candler School of Theology, have looked behind the scenes at times of stress and will present the results of their research, "When Crisis Strikes Your Community: How Religious Groups Respond," as the next offering in the Great Teachers Lecture Series.

Emory Law and Religion Program Receives $600,000 For Study of Christianity and Law

03-22-01

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University's Law and Religion Program has received a $600,000, six-year grant to complete a two-phase study on Christian jurisprudence. The project, supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, is part of a broader effort to stimulate and support new Christian scholarship in various academic fields. Pew has awarded a total of $3 million to the University of Notre Dame to coordinate this effort.

Noted Irish Methodist To Preach At Candler Homecoming

03-09-01

Atlanta, Ga. Homecoming at Emory University's Candler School of Theology will feature sermons and discussions with noted Irish clergyman the Rev. T. David Cooper, superintendent minister at the Newtownabbey Methodist Mission in Ireland, Thursday and Friday, April 19 and 20.

 

Emory Awarded $3.2 Million To Establish Center For Interdisciplinary Study Of Religion

09-05-00

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University has received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts to help establish a new Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion.

Emory's Candler School of Theology Announces Short-Term Courses For Laity

12-27-00

Atlanta, Ga. Three short-term courses promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues are being offered this spring by Emory University's Candler School of Theology. The courses are conducted through the schoolıs Bill Mallard Lay Theology Institute (LTI).

Emory Provost Assumes Presidency of American Academy of Religion

12-18-00

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University Provost Rebecca S. Chopp recently assumed the presidency of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), a learned society and professional association of more than 9,000 teachers and research scholars who teach in some 2,000 colleges, universities, seminaries and schools in North America and abroad, as well as independent scholars.

Emory Receives Grant for Teaching, Learning About Religious Conflict

12-4-00

Atlanta, Ga. The religion department has received a three-year grant from the Wabash Center to develop new ways of teaching and learning about the origins, meaning and consequences of religious conflict. The $21,000 grant will be matched by university funds adding up to a total of $50,000 for the project.

Oxford Presents Southern Folk Advent 2000

11-15-00

Atlanta, Ga. As Christmas approaches, Oxford, Ga., is host to a unique worship service based on materials native to Georgia. Southern Folk Advent, a tradition in Oxford for the last several years, uses hymns from the historic Sacred Harp tune book, compiled in Georgia in 1844. These hymns arose from the life experiences of poor folk struggling to survive in the early 19th-century South. Their haunting music embodies the struggles and dreams of generations of Christians singing and praying for the coming of Christ.

Emory Hosts New Web Site on Holocaust Denial Trial

11-01-00

Atlanta, Ga. Emory will host a new web site, www.HolocaustDenialOnTrial.org, built around the highly publicized British libel trial between Emory's Deborah Lipstadt and writer David Irving over her book, "Denying the Holocaust."

Emory Presents Bach "St. John Passion" Symposium and Concert Nov. 9 and 11

10-27-00

Atlanta, Ga. It is only fitting that in Emory's Year of Reconciliation Johann Sebastian Bach's 18th-century masterpiece "St. John Passion" will be discussed and performed. Widely considered one of the greatest pieces in Western sacred music, Bach’s work, and other composers' pieces based on the Gospel of St. John, have been the subject of controversy regarding anti-Semitic sentiments.

Emory's Lipstadt, Attorney Rampton Highlight Nov. 1-2 Conference On Libel Law, Jewish Identity

10-17-00

Atlanta, Ga. Richard Rampton, the British barrister who successfully defended Emory University's Deborah Lipstadt during her libel trial in England on her book, "Denying the Holocaust," will be the keynote speaker for a two-day public conference titled, "Reconciling the Irreconcilable: Holocaust Denial, Historical Truth and Jewish Identity," Nov. 1-2 at Emory University School of Law.

Author Stephen Carter To Talk About Wrongs, Rights of Religion in Politics

10-17-00

Atlanta, Ga. Stephen Carter, author of the best-selling "The Culture of Disbelief," redefines the role of religion in politics in his new book, "God's Name in Vain: The Rights and Wrongs of Religion in Politics." He points out that American politics is unimaginable without its religious voices. From abolitionist sermons to presidential candidates' confessions, Carter illustrates the ways in which religion and politics do and do not mesh well, and the ways in which spiritual perspectives make vital contributions to our national debates.

Candler Hosts 13th Annual Kessler Reformation Concert

10-10-00

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University's Candler School of Theology hosts the 13th annual musical celebration of the Reformation with the Kessler Reformation Concert. Reflecting Emory University's Year of Reconciliation, the program will celebrate theological reconciliation in musical terms by exploring the interrelationship of Lutheran and Catholic music and musicians. Performing will be the Candler Choraliers, joined by area Lutheran and Catholic singers and the Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet. Marian E. Dolan, professor of church music and choral conducting, will be directing.

Emory's Lipstadt, Yeshiva's Lamm To Discuss Holocaust Denial

8-23-00

Atlanta, Ga. Deborah Lipstadt, who returns to the Emory College classroom this fall after winning a highly publicized libel suit involving her book, "Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory," will be the featured speaker along with Rabbi Norman Lamm, president of Yeshiva University, in a public conversation titled "Holocaust Denial: Theological Reflections," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Emory Law School's Tull Auditorium, 1301 Clifton Road on the Emory campus.

Theory-Practice Approach Helps Students Understand Relationship Between Religion, Natural World

8-2-00

Atlanta, Ga. How do you teach students about the Buddhist concept of sitting on a rock until you "become" that rock? In a course on religion and ecology, Professor Bobbi Patterson uses a teaching strategy known as theory-practice to help students understand and internalize the relationship between religion and the natural world.

Emory's Youth Theology Program Gives Rise to Other Efforts Across the U.S., Canada

7-18-00

Atlanta, Ga. What began in 1993 as a summer pilot project for 60 high school students interested in studying Christian theology at Emory's Candler School of Theology has blossomed this year into at least two dozen theological study programs for teens at universities and seminaries across the United States and Canada. As Emory marks the eighth year of its popular "Youth Theological Initiative" (YTI) summer academy July 1-29, schools from Massachusetts to California are now offering theology-based programs that reach beyond post-college seminarians to the next student generation.

Long To Become 'Teacher of Preachers'

5-30-00

Atlanta, Ga. Thomas Long has been appointed to the Bandy Chair in Preaching at the School of Theology.

Emory Names New Dean Of Candler School Of Theology

5-2-00

Atlanta, Ga. Russell E. Richey, professor of church history at Duke University Divinity School, has been named dean of Emory University's Candler School of Theology. Candler is one of 13 seminaries of the United Methodist Church.

Archbishop Tutu Completes Visiting Professorship At Emory, Returns To South Africa To Live In Retirement

4-27-00

Atlanta, Ga. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who completes his two-year stint of teaching and preaching as a visiting professor in the Candler School of Theology this week, says he has learned many new insights at Emory University.

Emory Provost/Theologian Rebecca Chopp To Give Law School's Annual Currie Lecture

02-25-00

Atlanta, Ga. Emory Provost Rebecca Chopp is a widely published scholar in Christian theology, women's studies and the role of religion in American public life. Her topic, "The Poetics of Testimony," refers to "those discourses-poetry, novels, theory, theology-that speak of the unspeakable and tell of the suffering and hope of particular communities who have not been authorized to speak."

Candler's Annual Bishop Thomas Lecture To Feature African American Artist Allan Rohan Crite

02-23-00

Atlanta, Ga. African American artist Allan Rohan Crite of Boston, 89, has enjoyed a remarkably long and creative career as an artist and illustrator. His works are represented in major American museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; the Museum of Modern Art in New York; and the Phillips Collection, the Corcoran Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.

Rajmohan Gandhi To Give Series of Public Lectures At Emory Feb. 1-8, Includes Panels With Archbishop Tutu and Andrew Young

01-07-00

Atlanta, Ga. Rajmohan Gandhi -- a scholar, political commentator and the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi -- will be on campus for three weeks as the second distinguished fellow of the Claus M. Halle Institute for Global Learning at Emory, and in that capacity will give a series of forums and lectures on religious reconciliation, India's role in global trade, and politics.

1999 Releases

Carter, Young Share Insights on "Religion in the American South"

10-24-99

Atlanta, Ga. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter spoke of the influence of his Christian faith, while former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young called poverty the single most important moral and practical problem facing the world today at a gathering on "Religion in the American South," Oct. 21-23 at Emory.

Candler School of Theology Welcomes New Faculty

10-21-99

Atlanta, Ga. Four faculty members and a program director have taken positions recently at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. Interim Dean Charles R. Foster said, "These persons bring a wide range of interests and perspectives to enrich the life and work of the school as it seeks to fulfill its mission of preparing leaders for ministry."

Candler Hosts 12th Annual Kessler Reformation Concert

10-21-99

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University's Candler School of Theology hosts the 12th annual musical celebration of the Reformation with the Kessler Reformation Concert. This year's program, "Reformation Through Worship: Martin Luther's German Mass," will celebrate the achievement of Deutsche Messe, Luther's 16th century effort to engage the German people in worship by setting the liturgy in the language of the people.

Emory Webcast, Conference To Explore 'Religion in the American South'

10-21-99

Atlanta, Ga. Former President Jimmy Carter and former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young will join scholars, religious leaders and the public for face-to-face and on-line discussions Oct. 21-23 at Emory University on "Religion in the American South: Toward a Renewed Scholarship."

Emory's Candler School of Theology Announces Short-Term Courses for Laity

10-21-99

Atlanta, Ga. Six short-term courses promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues are being offered in 1999-2000 by Emory University's Candler School of Theology. The courses, held on evenings or weekends, are conducted through the school's Lay Theology Institute (LTI).

Emory's Pitts Library Helps Give Scholars Access to Ideas, Writings of Thomas Merton

10-21-99

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University's Pitts Theology Library, in collaboration with the Thomas Merton Center of Bellarmine College in Louisville, Ky., and the Merton Legacy Trust, has digitized about 50 of the working notebooks of Thomas Merton, prolific American author and Cistercian monk. Page images from Merton's handwritten notebooks, along with a limited number of transcriptions, have been scanned into electronic form and written onto CD-ROMs, giving scholars greater access than ever before to Merton's work.

Tutu's New Book Shares His Belief in the Triumph of Forgiveness

10-12-99

Atlanta, Ga. Archbishop Desmond Tutu never fails to elicit smiles wherever he is on campus. He told a small gathering late last week that "in South Africa during apartheid there were posters that said, 'Free Mandela.' But another said, 'Tutu half price." That drew a laugh from the faculty and staff at Candler School of Theology who gathered for a surprise cake-and-punch celebration in honor of the Archbishop's 68th birthday. Tutu, who is the William R. Cannon Distinguished Visiting Professor of Theology, has plunged into a busy schedule this fall, teaching a seminar course at Candler on "Transfiguration, Reconciliation and Forgiveness" that echoes the title of his newly published book, "No Future Without Forgiveness." In it, Tutu shares lessons of forgiveness from his own life, from the people of South Africa, and from the country's attempt to deal effectively with its past.

Law School, Theology School Weigh in on National Issues in Time Magazine

9-29-99

Atlanta, Ga. The latest issue of Time Magazine (Sept. 13, 1999) has Emory faculty weighing in on two developing stories, one on scientists' isolation of a gene in mice that is connected to intelligence, the other on the proposed Religious Liberty Protection Act now making its way through the U.S. Senate. On the discovery of the so-called "IQ gene," Ethicist Liz Bounds of Candler School of Theology pointed out that engineering human genes for certain "desirable" traits runs the risk of "shaping a much more homogeneous community around certain dominant values." Bounds told Time she finds that idea "frightening." As for the proposed religious liberty bill, Marci Hamilton, visiting professor at Emory Law School, explained why both conservative Christian and left-leaning groups are cooperating to oppose the legislation, which "opens the door for all kinds of religious entities and individuals to make creative claims." Hamilton ought to know; she successfully challenged the constitutionality of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1997.

Candler Event Celebrates 'Singing in the Wesleyan Tradition'

9-13-99

Atlanta, Ga. The public is invited to celebrate "Singing in the Wesleyan Tradition" in a day of events Thursday, Sept. 30 at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. A hymn festival, workshops and testimonies to music's role in shaping faith will fill the schedule and serve as the Whiteside Lecture.

'Forgotten Hero of My Lai' To Give Talk, Book-Signing at Emory

9-1-99

Atlanta, Ga. Hugh Thompson, the former U.S. Army helicopter pilot who put a stop to the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War, will give a public talk at Emory University at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 in Cannon Chapel. Afterwards he will sign copies of the recently published biography, "The Forgotten Hero of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story" beginning at 5:30 p.m. For information call 404-727-4449.

Candler School of Theology Graduates 44 From United Methodist Course of Study School

8-15-99

Atlanta, Ga. Forty-four students in the Emory Course of Study School graduated Aug. 5 at Candler School of Theology after at least five summer sessions of ministerial studies.

Emory To Host Public Conference On Violence Reduction

5-17-99

Atlanta, Ga. Experts from theologians to psychiatrists, from social scientists to ethicists will gather at Emory University to discuss possible breakthroughs as potent as any medical cure-the end of human violence and the creation of violence-free societies. The public is invited to learn more about this quest at a symposium titled "Violence Reduction in Theory & Practice: From Primates to Nations" June 3-5 at Emory's Cox Hall.

Emory Students, Chaplains Go To South Africa, Honduras, Northern Ireland on 'Journeys of Reconciliation'

5-4-99

Atlanta, Ga. Summer trips for students that combine community service and learning in international settings are a tradition of Emory University's Office of Religious Life, but this year Emory chaplains and students are taking a new slant on the trips by combining service with learning more about how people in other countries deal with the issue of reconciliation on a daily basis.

Candler School Of Theology Announces 42 New Recipients In Expanded Sherman Scholarship Program

4-13-99

Atlanta, Ga. Expansion of the Sherman Scholarships at Emory University's Candler School of Theology has helped place 42 new recipients for 1998-99 in the Sherman program, which combines funds to cover full tuition.

Archbisiop Desmond Tutu to Remain at Emory During 1999-2000 Academic Year

4-15-99

Atlanta, Ga. Archbishop Desmond Tutu will remain on the faculty of Emory University for the forthcoming academic year 1999-2000. He will continue in residence teaching courses at the Candler School of Theology as the William R. Cannon Visiting Distinguished Professor of Theology.

Foster Named Interim Dean at Emory's Candler School of Theology

3-17-99

Atlanta, Ga. Charles Foster has been appointed interim dean of Emory University's Candler School of Theology for the academic year 1999-2000, according to Emory Provost Rebecca Chopp

Recognizing Reality of Jesus' Resurrection is Key to Christianity's Future, Says Emory's Johnson

3-3-99

Atlanta, Ga. Many mainline Christians have been lulled into thinking of the resurrection of Jesus as a one-time event rather than an ongoing reality, says Emory University New Testament scholar Luke Johnson. He will address what he considers this crisis of the Christian faith in "Jesus and the Culture Wars: What's at Stake," as part of Emory's Great Teachers Lecture Series Thursday, March 25. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in Cannon Chapel, 515 Kilgo Circle on the Emory campus. The event is free and open to the public. For information call 404-727-7020.

McDonald Surprised by Candler Award, Gives Surprise in Return

2-24-99

Atlanta, Ga. When the Rev. Timothy McDonald III, pastor of First Iconium Baptist Church in Atlanta, came to the annual Heritage Banquet at Emory University's Candler School of Theology Feb. 12, he expected to help preside. When he picked up a program to learn what he would be doing, he saw his own picture above the word "honoree."

Noted United Methodist Educator to Lead Candler School of Theology Women's Program

2-15-99

Atlanta, Ga. Nationally known Christian educator Mary Elizabeth Moore will join the faculty of Emory University's Candler School of Theology in the fall of 1999 as director of the school's Program for Women in Theology and Ministry.

Emory Announces Establishment of Institute for Jewish Studies

2-15-99

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University has established an interdisciplinary Institute for Jewish Studies (IJS) to coordinate, monitor, guide and promote the future growth of Jewish studies and enhancement of Jewish life at the school. Emory faculty member Deborah Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies, has been named director of the institute.

Emory's Candler School of Theology Offers Short-Term Courses for Laity

2-15-99

Atlanta, Ga. Two short-term courses promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues are being offered by faculty at Emory University's Candler School of Theology. The courses, held on evenings or weekends, are conducted through the school's Lay Theology Institute (LTI) and provide an ecumenical setting to stimulate learning about faith. No special background is needed.

Tutu, other faculty to Highlight Candler's New Homecoming Event

2-15-99

Atlanta, Ga. A luncheon talk by Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu and the celebration of a perennially popular course will be the keynote events April 8-9 as Emory University's Candler School of Theology celebrates Homecoming '99. A new event for alumni and friends of the school, the program will combine the good food and fellowship of a local church homecoming with worship, learning and recreation to refresh pastors after their Easter activities.

Emory's Pitts Library Widens Access to Rare Books

2-12-99

Atlanta, Ga. Doorways to the past are opening wider these days at Pitts Theology Library on the Emory University campus. Librarian M. Patrick Graham and his staff have created a group tour and interpretation program that allows a growing number of people to have a firsthand encounter with rare books in the collection.

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1998 Releases

Emory Law Professor Receives Ford Grant To Study Muslim Diversity in U.S., Abroad

11-18-98

Atlanta, Ga. Emory University human rights scholar/activist Abdullahi An-Na'im has received a two-year, $371,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to fund a global survey of Islamic family law that will explore how Muslims reconcile their faith with the needs of their communities today.

Candler School of Theology Offers Variety of Short-Term Courses for Laity

8-31-98

Atlanta, Ga. Six short-term courses promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues are being offered in 1998-99 by faculty members of Emory University's Candler School of Theology. The courses, held on evenings or weekends, are conducted through the school's Lay Theology Institute (LTI).

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