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ESR Supports Volunteer Service with New Scholarship

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:22

Earlham School of Religion recently joined FAITH³’s 2014 Class of Seminaries That Change the World. According to FAITH³ Director Wayne Meisel, an important qualification for this distinction is that the school evidence a “commitment to faithfully engage in the world” and to assist students in their pursuit of “a lifetime of service.”

ESR Supports Volunteer Service with New Scholarship

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:22

Earlham School of Religion recently joined FAITH³’s 2014 Class of Seminaries That Change the World. According to FAITH³ Director Wayne Meisel, an important qualification for this distinction is that the school evidence a “commitment to faithfully engage in the world” and to assist students in their pursuit of “a lifetime of service.”

ESR Announces New Certificate Programs

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:13

Have you ever felt a call to explore your gift of writing as a ministry but were not interested in a degree? Have you ever wanted to dive into the rich history of Quaker faith and practice but couldn’t make a move to Richmond, Indiana? Now both opportunities are available.

ESR Receives Lilly Endowment Grant to Improve the Economic Well-Being of Future Ministers

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:06

Earlham School of Religion has received a $248,948 grant as part of Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers.  It is one of 67 theological schools across the country to receive this funding.

ESR Now Offering M.Div. Teaching Emphasis

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 06:04

ESR is excited to announce the addition of a new emphasis to its M.Div. residential program. Thanks to an agreement with Earlham’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, residential M. Div. students will now have the option of selecting teaching as their ministry emphasis and utilize courses from the MAT program.

ESR Named to Seminaries That Change the World

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 05:59

Earlham School of Religion is honored to be named one of the eighteen schools included in the 2014 class of Seminaries that Change the World. Sharing company with seminaries including Duke, Princeton and Yale, ESR has been selected because of our mission to "seek out, support, train and launch gifted and talented individuals to lead in the world with courage, grace, intellect and love."

ESR Offering Alumni Travel Course to Assisi, Italy

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 05:56

ESR is offering an alumni travel course to Assisi, Italy May 27 - June 5, 2014. The Soul’s Journey into God: A Pilgrimage with the Franciscan Mystics will be led by Margaret Benefiel and is limited to 12 participants.

ESR to offer NYC cross-cultural immersion course

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 05:45

Have you ever wished for an opportunity to experience the worship practices of other faith traditions? Longed for opportunities to have deep and honest conversations with individuals whose perspectives are just as sincere as yours, but significantly different? If you want to strengthen your own commitment to your faith without the need to dismiss the faith of others, ESR has an excellent opportunity for you.

Peter Rollins Confronts "The Decay of God" at 2013 ESR Willson Lectures

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 04:03

“Religious experience at its core is not an experience of anything,” according to Peter Rollins. “It’s what transforms your experience of everything.” Rollins shared this during his opening lecture as part of the 2013 ESR Willson Lectures.

ESR Announces Recipients of 2013-14 Scholarships

Post date: Tue, 2015-10-27 03:58

ESR is pleased to announce special scholarship recipients for the 2013-14 academic year. Both the Nancy Kortepeter Mullen Scholarship and the Thomas J. Mullen Scholarship provide each student with full tuition for 27-30 credits.

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