Nikki Blanks is a third year seminary student at McCormick Theological Seminary. She recently took a SCUPE course and is currently interning at the SCUPE office to raise money for other students to join her at the Parliament 2015 Course. With great anticipation, I am preparing for an […]
Photo: Dr. Shanta Premawardhana with Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land, and Rev. Barbara Rudolph of the Church of Rhineland in Germany. About 30 Jewish and Christian leaders from Israel, Palestine, Germany and the USA met last week in Beit-Jala in the West […]
The Alliance of Baptists, at its Annual Gathering in Atlanta, April 17-19, 2015 celebrated 25 years of solidarity partnership with the Fraternidad Iglesias Bautistas de Cuba. Rev. Paco Rodas, eminent church leader from Cuba, suggested that the Alliance should take credit for the new relationship between the US and Cuba, which […]
Engage in Interfaith Dialogue from the Strength of Your Faith “What in your faith compels you to engage in interfaith dialogue?” asks SCUPE President Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana of the 18 participants in the July 23, 24, 25 Engaging Faith in the Neighborhood Workshop.
Religious diversity is a reality in most urban neighborhoods. Christians who seek to engage in relationships with those of other faiths often lack the theological rationale and skills for doing so. This three day-long seminar will give participants an opportunity to listen to the unique religious constituencies from our own […]