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.
Kate Ott, Director of the Stead Center is part of the new eBook “Thinking Tools in #AI, #Religion and #Culture” edited by Dr. Heidi A […]
Over the past year, the Stead Center hosted and partnered with other Garrett centers and institutes to bring audiences a wider variety of lectures, panels, […]
DeFranza critiques traditionalist interpretations of the Bible that have harmed women, LGBTQIA+, cis-gender and straight people; advancing more inclusive, faithful, healthy, and ethical biblical interpretations.
In spaces like seminaries, there is a tangible and growing desire to step out of our theological and pedagogical conformity. But we fail to capitalize […]
Photo by Jack Moreh from Freerange Stock “Any meeting without food could have been an email.” Tanya Watkins, the Executive Director of Southsiders Organized for […]
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.
The overturning of Roe is impacting reproductive health in the United States. What might not come immediately to mind is how digital technology is playing […]
Politics, and how to engage in it, is always in a state of flux and motion. Sometimes politics progresses and takes on a new evolution […]