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Vanderbilt Town Hall: What’s your take?

The Vanderbilt town hall meeting was yesterday.  Here is an article about the proceedings.  I would love to hear from those who are being affected by this new policy.  What did you take away from this meeting? Sounds to me like the Vanderbilt administration is not budging even though the CLS president there offered a … Continue reading

Brandon Withrow on Cultivating Empathy in the Academic Study of Religions

Brandon Withrow has written a great piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education on his empathetic approach to the academic study of religions within the context of theological seminaries and divinity schools.  He writes, Classrooms can be places of real education, but they can also be camps for dogma. And that’s troubling. Many seminary students are … Continue reading

Tish Harrison on the challenge to authentic religious diversity at Vanderbilt University

Tish Warren Harrison, my counterpart at Vanderbilt University has written a fantastic and irenic column in the Vanderbilt University newspaper on the recent challenge to religious diversity at the school.  Vanderbilt has recently adopted a new religious life policy that prevents groups on campus from requiring their members or leaders to adhere to any particular … Continue reading

NCSU Graduate Christian Fellowship

Hi! I'm David, the campus minister for InterVarsity's graduate and faculty ministries at NC State and Meredith College. I hope you'll join me as I learn to "practice resurrection" in the City of Oaks, in her universities, and in the wider world. You can contact me at dmwilliams83@gmail.com

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