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Chattanooga Shooting: A Challenge to Overcome Evil with Good

Chattanooga Shooting: A Challenge to Overcome Evil with Good

Bishop Tony Richie is a member of the SCUPE Advisory Board. He is a third generation Pentecostal Christian, an ordained Bishop in the Church of God (Cleveland, TN) and an Adjunct Professor of Historical Theology and Systematic Theology at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary (Cleveland, TN). He has over thirty years […]

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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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Does Love Win?

Does Love Win?

Pastor Anthoy W. Sullivan, Jr., M.Div. is an alum of SCUPE. He is the Pastor for Community Outreach & Development at God Can Ministries UCC Friday, in a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court determined that marriage is a fundamental right for all couples regardless of gender and effectively […]

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An evening view of the Emanuel AME Church June 18, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. Dylann Storm Roof has been arrested in connection with a mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church Wednesday night. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Taking Responsibility for Radicalization

Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)  in her statement on the shooting at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston SC said the following: Mother Emanuel AME’s pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, was a graduate of the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, as was the Rev. […]

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