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SCUPE Mourns the Passing of Dody Finch

SCUPE Mourns the Passing of Dody Finch

We are saddened to announce that Dolores “Dody” Finch died, unexpectedly but peacefully in her sleep, on January 11, 2017. She served as Registrar of SCUPE from 1999 until August, 2016. Dody loved her work as registrar, interacting with students, faculty, and other seminary registrars and staff members.  She was […]

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Faith-Based Diplomacy: Winning Hearts and Minds

Faith-Based Diplomacy: Winning Hearts and Minds

  On July 11th, I was in Dhaka, Bangladesh. That Monday morning, I spoke to and facilitated a discussion with 17 senior religious leaders: Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian. This was ten days after the attack on a bakery in the upscale Gulshan district of Dhaka, and the religious leaders […]

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Israel and Palestine:  A SCUPE Immersion Experience

Israel and Palestine: A SCUPE Immersion Experience

For decades the American news media’s portrayal of the crisis in Israel and Palestine has tended to favor the Israeli government’s point of view.  But the issue transcends politics. It is a matter of faith, conscience, and human rights. SCUPE’s leadership has engaged with people both in Israel and Palestine […]

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