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Christian ethics from a biblical standpoint

ESR graduate Scot Miller is currently working to complete a Doctorate of Ministry at Western Theological Seminary. This is the first of a series of essays that are meant to contribute to that project. 



"For many, it is the ideals of democracy that places the commandments of Jesus…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 9th mo. 3, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

ESR and Bethany Opening Convocation - August 28, 2014

Earlham School of Religion Assistant Professor and Director of the Ministry of Writing Program Ben Brazil delivers the message during the Opening Convocation for ESR and Bethany Theological Seminary. You can view the entire event…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 8th mo. 29, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

A Reflection on Intermountain Yearly Meeting 2014 Annual Gathering

ESR student Tracy Davis shares her thoughts about Intermountain YM's 2014 Annual Gathering as a poem:…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 8th mo. 11, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments

ESR to Join New Faces of Ministry Tour 2014

This summer students from seminaries and divinity schools across the country, including ESR, will visit summer camps and youth corps to talk about their experiences and ideas for both traditional and new expressions of ministry. The event, known as the New Faces…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 6th mo. 18, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Pondering prayer

ESR student Susan Flynn delivered the following message during ESR Worship on May 1, 2014:

When I pray, I often get answers in dreams, nature or from the people around me.  Very often my answers are found like gifts in subtle places, throughout the day.  Seeing a blue heron fly overhead, right at the moment when my hope was teetering, or hearing a song that carries a phrase I needed so very much to hear.  Or observing the freedom of my 5-year-old niece flying around the…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 6th mo. 17, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments

On Being Vessels of Light in this World

Below is an excerpt from Earlham School of Religion Geraldine Leatherock Professor of Quaker Studies Stephen W. Angell May 9, 2014 ESR Baccalaureate Address.

So the jars that Paul and Parker are talking about are different from the jars in your kitchen, that are meant to hold stuff. What is held in our…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 5th mo. 21, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

Welcome Message from the 2014 ESR & Earlham commencement service

ESR graduate Anna Woofenden offered an inspirational and moving welcome message during the 2014 ESR & Earlham commencement service. If you weren't able to hear it in person or virtually, the following is the text: 





Welcome, each of you, here to celebrate the graduation of your students, your friend, child, loved one, and…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 5th mo. 16, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Can religion be a part of business life?

ESR student Karen Tibbals is organizing the first US meeting of Quakers and Business and presenting a workshop at Friends’ General Conference Gathering in July:

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 5th mo. 6, 2014 at 9:01am — No Comments

When Way Opens: Having the Faith to Say “Yes” to the Movement of the Spirit

ESR student Katie Heape delivered the following message during ESR Worship on April 24, 2014:

 

 I played alone for hours in the late evening under the illuminated carport, lost in the freedom of play, exploration and pure joy.  Within this place, I could go anywhere I pleased with no worries, no fears and no limits to where my…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 4th mo. 29, 2014 at 9:28am — No Comments

Reconciling My Faith With Being Gay

ESR student Justimore Musombi - originally from Kenya - delivered the following message in ESR Worship on March 27, 2014. 

 

    I grew up in a King James Bible believing Episcopal…
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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 4th mo. 7, 2014 at 8:44am — No Comments

ESR Announces 2014-15 Mullen Scholarship Recipients

ESR is pleased to announce the three recipients of the Thomas J. Mullen scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year: John Connell, Tracy Davis, and Steve Olshewsky. This scholarship provides each student with full tuition for 27-30 credits.



The Thomas J. Mullen Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship given to a residential…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 3rd mo. 21, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

ESR Supports Volunteer Service with New Scholarship

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…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 3rd mo. 10, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

The New Prayer

Ellen Michaud, the 2012 writer-in-residence at Earlham School of Religion, shares about the power of prayer in this recent article from Live Happy magazine:



"Praying with others can be a richly textured experience. Whether it’s done in the silence of a Quaker meeting or as part of a group singing an ancient melody with…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 3rd mo. 7, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Making Room – From "Small and Full" to Spacious

ESR Director of Supervised Ministry Stephanie Crumley-Effinger delivered the following message in ESR Worship on February 20, 2014. 

We live in a period of high demand for our energy, attention, and time. Multitasking, efficiency, and accomplishment are widely held up as virtues…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 2nd mo. 27, 2014 at 1:48pm — No Comments

FLGBTQC Mid-Winter Gathering

ESR student Justimore Musombi reflects on his trip to the Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns 2014 Mid-Winter Gathering in Portland, Oregon:

I recently attended my first FLGBTQC Mid-Winter Gathering…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 2nd mo. 24, 2014 at 8:57am — No Comments

Bringing Them Home: Warriors Becoming Citizens, Citizens Becoming Companions

Thomas Swann shares his thoughts on Earlham School of Religion’s 2014 Willson Lectures featuring Rita Nakashima Brock:

Rita Nakashima Brock's work as the co-creator of the Soul…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 2nd mo. 20, 2014 at 2:23pm — No Comments

ESR Announces Launch of Certificate Programs

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.



Beginning in the fall of 2014, you can take…

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 2nd mo. 10, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Media as a Mirror of Faith

Incoming MDiv student Angela Nevitt Roesler reflects on being mindful in a world of information:

I think when we are indoctrinated in a certain way of seeing the world that it can be hard to believe that any other way exists – but when we really pause and seek change, new things emerge.  One of my friends who I love following posted a beautiful quote on Facebook today... "Always believe that something wonderful is about to…
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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 1st mo. 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Beyond Beliefs

ESR Director of Recruitment and Admissions Matt Hisrich reflects on John David Geib's recent book Beyond Beliefs:

“This book of words is for all of us who are seeking for more than just words.” With this invitation, retired …

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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 12th mo. 19, 2013 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

ESR collaborates with Earlham MAT program to offer Teaching emphasis

Thanks to an agreement with Earlham’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, residential M. Div. students have the option of selecting teaching as their ministry emphasis and utilizing courses from the MAT program.

 

Required courses for this emphasis include:

  1. ED 520 Foundations in Education (offered in early June)
  2. ED 522 Learning Theories (offered in fall…
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Added by Earlham School of Religion on 12th mo. 4, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments

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