News

Kei Hiramatsu Defends Dissertation

Kei Hiramatsu (LeaderStudies) successfully defended his dissertation after pandemic-related setbacks. Praise God! Please pray for Kei and his family as they return home to Japan. Pray for their three children especially because they have not lived in Japan before.

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New Books

The Quran with Christian Commentary

Our second October book of the month is The Quran with Christian Commentary by Gordon Nickel. It offers an English translation of the Quran, notes discussing specific passages, and articles by experts, including one by Ayman S. Ibrahim (LeaderStudies) on violence in the Quran.

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New Books

Why the Church?

Our first October book of the month is Why the Church? A Contemporary Perspective on the Role of the Church in the Arab World. It includes articles in Arabic by Yohanna Katanacho (LeaderStudies; 2019 ScholarLeader of the Year), Salim Munayer (LeaderStudies; 2009 ScholarLeader of the Year), and Rula Mansour (Women’s PeerLeader Forum).

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News

Daniel Dama Publishes Article

We celebrate with Daniel Dama (LeaderStudies), who published an article that distinguishes the Western peace-building model, focused on conferences, lectures, and resolutions, from the African model, focused on community and kinship. He advocates for using the African model to build interfaith peace.

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Prayer Community

César Lopes in Brazil

The challenges of the pandemic in Brazil are very similar to those in many Western countries. Apparently small differences in how officials and the population tackle the issue can have large consequences.

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News

Thanks from Colombo Theological Seminary

Members of our community continue to give thanks for generous donations to the special COVID-19 relief fund – as in this message from Colombo Theological Seminary in Sri Lanka (VSI). Rochelle goes on to say, “The recent practical support that SL so promptly extended to CTS has enabled us to continue paying salaries to faculty

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Global InSights

Oriental Theological Seminary Staff

Living Theology: The Seminary as a Quarantine Center

The coronavirus pandemic has not spared even a remote place like Nagaland in northeast India, where Oriental Theological Seminary (OTS) is located. When India’s government announced a lightning lockdown on March 23, 2020, millions of migrant workers suddenly left large cities for their hometowns. Those from Nagaland who were either studying or earning a living

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