On November 16, 2023, Dr. Kate Ott, Director of the Stead Center on Ethics and Values and Elizabeth Emis, Art of Ethics Project Coordinator for […]
The Stead Center and the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary worship team, guided by the creative liturgical leadership of Dean Karen Mosby, worked together to prepare an Art of Ethics service for and with the seminary community.
Jesus paired these two—peacemakers and Children of God—because children have a way of reminding adults that moral formation is an active, creative process, not simply a list of unchanging rules. Peacemaking takes creativity, collaboration, and compromise; three things children are doing all the time. We explain it this way in the Art of Ethics project at the Stead Center.
Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall and Dr. Susanna Snyder explore what motivated them to write Parenting for a Better World. They address the press of managing […]
On March 14, 2023, The Stead Center of Ethics and Values welcomed faith leaders Chaplain Tahera Ahmad, Dr. Kate Ott, Rev. Julie Windsor Mitchell, and […]
Today we honor and celebrate the Installation of Rev. Dr. Reginald Blount as the Murray H. Leiffer Chair in Formation, Leadership, and Culture, as well […]
Attempting to teach an Indigenous pedagogy in the current Western seminary approach, content differences aside, is the proverbial attempt to fit a square peg in to a round hole. There are some things that Western educators can be made aware of to help with the fit, but it will never substitute ground-level Indigenous education via decolonized and Indigenized Indigenous mentors.