Yale Indian Papers Project brings testimony of marginalized people to the Quad
The Yale Indian Papers Project has moved to the Sterling Divinity Quadrangle. From the heart wrenching to the mundane, and from the personal to the politically significant, YIPP research has revealed details about Native American life in New England that were nearly wiped from history. The records by, for, and about the native people of New England recorded in the papers and associated documents lend great depth to otherwise lost tribal heritage for researchers and tribal members. >Read more
Melanie Ross: defying the evangelical-liturgical dichotomy
Melanie Ross, assistant professor of liturgical studies, is also a kind of translator, an interpreter between two Christian worlds: the evangelical and the mainline. Each has much to contribute to the future of church, she says, but each labors under misconceptions about the other. There's too much tension and tug-of-war, too much polarized thinking.
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Feb. 4-6: Taylor Lectures in theology
Cyril O'Regan, Huisking Professor of Theology at Notre Dame will deliver the 2014 Nathaniel W. Taylor Lectures in theology. O'Regan specializes in the intersection of religion and literature, mystical theology, and postmodern thought. The three-part lecture series will take place February 4-6, 5:30-6:30 in Niebuhr Hall and will be broadcast via Livestream
The Elephant in the Room: Conversations about Race with Youth
Evelyn Parker, Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University will give a lecture that focuses on ecclesial, anthropological and practical ways to tackling the tough topic of race with youth. The lecture begins at 12:30pm on February 5th. The lecture is part of the 2013-2014 Youth Ministry: Now program, a series of monthly luncheons and lectures on the foundational issues of ministry to youth. RSVP required; email firstname.lastname@example.org or join us online at Livestream. >More Info
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