What are the questions? And what is this booklet?

– Ted A. Smith This booklet is an offering to the church in a season of discernment. It comes from 26 scholars who care deeply about the church. Twenty-four of us are members of the Presbyterian Church (USA), and most of us are ordained. We serve at 19 different academic institutions, including eight seminaries affiliated […]

A New Way for a New Day

Reframing the Dialogue on Sexuality in the Church 2005 Northwest Regional Conference October 15, 2005 Address by Susan R. Andrews Pastor, Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, MD, & Moderator of the 215th G.A. My great escape is reading fiction, and luckily I am blessed to have a wonderful woman in my congregation who reads 5 […]

Richard Mouw

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Keynote Address- Friday Afternoon, November 7, 2003 Strangers: a Dialogue about the Church Richard J. Mouw President, Fuller Theological Seminary (Barbara Wheeler and Richard Mouw presented prepared remarks and then responded to each other’s remarks and questions from the audience.)   I accepted the […]

Barbara Wheeler

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Keynote Address- Friday Afternoon, November 7, 2003 Strangers: a Dialogue about the Church Barbara G. Wheeler President, Auburn Theological Seminary (Barbara Wheeler and Richard Mouw presented prepared remarks and then responded to each other’s remarks and questions from the audience.)      All of these […]

The Liberalism of the Reformed Tradition

The Liberalism of the Reformed Tradition Address to the Covenant Commissioner Convocation Dinner 214th General Assembly Columbus, OH June 14, 2002 Sponsored by the Covenant Network of Presbyterians  John M. Buchanan Co–Pastor, Fourth Presbyterian Church Chicago The good people of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago are not sure what to make of all of […]

Fostering Theological Inquiry When We Disagree:

A Dispatch from the Front  by Douglas Ottati Pemberton Professor of Theology & Ethics Union Theological Seminary (Richmond) Paper Presented at the 1998 Covenant Conference November 6, 1998 This afternoon, I want to talk a little bit about fostering theological inquiry, and in particular, fostering it at our theological seminaries, but not only there. And […]