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Church and Academy

The Future of Theological Higher Education

When: June 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Wednesday

Where: Ezell 205

Session 1

Session Abstract

In a world that rushes toward paradigmatic change, what will theological education look like in the next decade? What are the major, even existential, challenges that schools face? And, what solutions are possible? What new, innovative solutions are seminaries developing, or following, to survive and stay true to their purpose? Our panelists each come with significant generalized knowledge of theological higher education and specific sets of expertises by which they will engage in dialogue over a series of questions that seek to discern what the future of theological education will be and how we will get there.

Speakers

Heather Gorman, Johnson University, Convener (Round Table)

  • Tanya Smith Brice, Council on Social Work Education, Participant
  • Tiffany Dahlman, Abilene Christian University, Participant
  • Aaron Howard, Lipscomb University, Participant
  • Robert L. Rhodes, Abilene Christian University, Participant
  • John York, Lipscomb University, Austin Center, Participant

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James Cone with conferee at the CSC in 2017

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Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson delivering the CSC plenary address

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Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), delivering the CSC plenary address.

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David Brooks engaging conferees during breakfast at the CSC

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