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From the Dean: Encountering a God of the “Glocal”

Dean Mark S. Markuly, PhD

Although we often speak of it as a new thing, attentive and reflective humans have been aware of the forces of globalization since at least the 16th century. Now, after centuries of cultures and peoples butting up against one another, and more often than not clashing over who plays the dominate role, the human race is entering two new chapters.

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Report from Faculty & MDiv Alum in South Korea

Busan, South Korea

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon, Dr. Mark Lloyd Taylor and Master of Divinity alumna Maggie Breen have only just returned from a week at the 2013 World Council of Churches in Busan, South Korea on behalf of the school. A rich report from Dr. Taylor here.

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Second Gates Grant Awarded, Faith & Family Homelessness

Faith & Family Homelessness Project

Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry was recently awarded a second grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its Faith & Family Homelessness Project. This kind of partnership with a graduate school of theology breaks new ground on the connection between professional education and social action.

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Alumni Highlight: Clare, MARPT

Clare Josef-Maier, MARPT

Clare, a 2013 graduate of the school's MA in Relationship & Pastoral Therapy degree program, sat down with us to share a bit of her story. Clare talks about her journey towards becoming a licensed therapist, and what has drawn her to work with youth and young adults.

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Student Story & Scholarship Awardee: Rayna, MATL

Rayna, MATL

Having a passion for social work, educational policy, as well as religion and spirituality, Rayna has been searching for just the right graduate degree program for over five years. Rayna told us this month: “When I found out about the MA in Transformational Leadership, I discovered a program that engages everything I’m so passionate about.”

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Inside the Classroom: Preaching for Radical Welcome

Rev. Dr. Flora Wilson Bridges

Current students and class auditors are invited to benefit from this special 2014 Winter Quarter course with Rev. Dr. Flora Wilson Bridges. Students will engage the prophetic tradition of scripture with a conscience for action on behalf of the poor and marginalized in society.

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Inside the Classroom: Theology in an Ecumenical Context

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon

From its inception, the school has partnered with faith communities to create an ecumenical space--developing the next generation of transformational leaders. One of the school's foundational special courses, "Theology in an Ecumenical Context," will be offered this upcoming quarter.

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What Faculty are Reading & Watching: November 2013

Dr. Christie Eppler

Dr. Christie Eppler, Dr. Andrew Davis and Dr. Gloria Burgess share for this month's edition of media recommendations from School of Theology and Ministry faculty. From fictional works to movies and more.

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Faculty Highlights: November 2013

Dr. Gloria Burgess

Some incredible highlights this month from the work of our core faculty in the local, national and global community. Publications, speaking engagements, research and more.

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Calling all Bloggers! Faith & Values Blog

Faith & Values Blog

The school's Faith & Values in the Public Square team is looking for new bloggers! We are hoping to engage even more deeply with community members, faculty, staff, and students--making the content of our blog even better than ever. Click here to find out more.

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Christifideles Scholarship Info Session, 11/23

Christifideles Scholarship

Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry provides a unique scholarship opportunity in conjunction with the Archdiocese of Seattle for ecclesial lay ministers. A November info session is upcoming, as well as a few more dates in the coming months.

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Are you a local movie-goer? Look for our video spot this weekend through January 2nd, showing at Lincoln Square Cinema in Bellevue, The Landing in Renton, Pacific Place downtown Seattle and The Meridian at Southcenter. Spread the word!

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