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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News

Mwawi Chilongozi Elected Secretary General

We rejoice with Mwawi Chilongozi (LeaderStudies) who has been elected Secretary General for the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa). Pray for God to strengthen and guide her as she steps into this challenging role.

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News

Sofía Quintanilla Defends Dissertation

We celebrate with Sofía Quintanilla from Costa Rica (LeaderStudies), who successfully defended her dissertation in early September. This is what dissertation defenses look like right now! We’re thankful for the technology that allows scholars to forge ahead and for the courage and commitment of these scholars as they seek to fulfill God’s calling in their

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