Theology

Love Your Neighbor: This is How We Will Transform the World.  Will You Join Us?

Love Your Neighbor: This is How We Will Transform the World. Will You Join Us?

In the past three weeks: Fourteen people were killed in San Bernadino, CA, Wednesday, and  21 were injured. On the day after Thanksgiving, in Colorado Springs, 3 people were killed including a police officer and eleven were injured including 3 police officers. The same weekend in Chicago the video of […]

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Bring the Sky Down!

Bring the Sky Down!

SCUPE’s Border Immersion Trip to the US-Mexico Border at Nogales Someone painted a section of the border fence with sky blue paint to “bring the sky down!” The artist’s intention was to create the illusion of what it will look like if the wall was not there. The border fence […]

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I’m Going to the Parliament – Taking the SCUPE Course!

I’m Going to the Parliament – Taking the SCUPE Course!

   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 […]

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Religious Conversion: Religion Scholars Thinking Together

Religious Conversion: Religion Scholars Thinking Together

I am very pleased to announce the publication of Religious Conversion: Religion Scholars Thinking Together (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015), a book of essays by several eminent religion scholars, which I edited. For a period of ten years, a group of 15-18 these religion scholars from around the world representing five major religions […]

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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.

Contextual Theology in Israel and Palestine

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 […]

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