BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) Zaytuna — the Arabic word for the olive tree — remains unique among American colleges and universities. It requires students to learn Arabic so they can study Islamic texts, including the Quran, in their original language.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) The top officials of Baylor University, Catholic University of America and Yeshiva University will lead a discussion in Washington on the “calling” of faith-based universities.
NEW YORK (RNS) A collective statement from faculty said they will consider the board’s offer. “For now, we need to spend some time individually and collectively in prayerful reflection on the Board’s decision so that we can determine the best way forward,” the statement said.
(RNS) The Christian ethicist said he does not want to be seen as taking sides in a conflict between the administration and its faculty.
(RNS) The 10 seminaries represent mainline Protestant, Catholic, evangelical and black church traditions.
(RNS) It’s unclear whether eight faculty resigned or were effectively fired, and what the future holds for the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary.
(RNS) The Rev. Bruce Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, resigned last week after he wrote a controversial New York Times letter.