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From the World of Theological Education

The not-so-good news from this week is that the Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia will be closing its doors at the end of the current academic year.

The Virginia seminary, one of 15 theological institutions that receives funding from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, announced Nov. 13 it will close June 30, 2019, “due to financial pressures.”

Established by vote of the Southern Baptist Alliance – later renamed Alliance of Baptists – in 1989, the seminary opened for […]

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The future of theological education

Frank Yamada became ATS’ executive director earlier this month. In an interview for Faith & Leadership, he finds himself surprisingly hopeful about the future of theological education and the church.

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Education for Ministry celebrates 40 years

Education for Ministry (EfM) from the School of Theology of the University of the South in Sewanee TN celebrated its 40th anniversary July 29 at General Convention. One of the most successful and long lasting educational programs, EfM has had more than 81,000 participants with nearly 38,000 graduates of all 4 years.

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Sewanee celebrates $1 million gift

Press release from Sewanee, Tenn:

The University of the South is pleased to announce a $1 million gift from the Episcopal Foundation of Texas. Though the gift is being made to the university as a whole, a significant portion has been designated for the School of Theology.

“We are blessed by our long partnership with Sewanee and we have the distinct pleasure to have many Sewanee graduates among both our lay leaders and our clergy. We are grateful to be able to make […]

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