Vol. XLVIII, Spring, Summer, Fall 2018, No. 1-2

Table of Contents Introduction p. 1 From the Pulpit to the Academy p. 11 "For a Time Such as This" p. 35 Latino Engagements with Islamic Scriptures p. 45 Scripture and Liberating Ethics p.... Read More

2018 Moosnick Lecture Series Oct. 24 and 25

Two opportunities to further interfaith understanding and discourse take place Oct. 24 and 25 in Lexington. The 2018 Moosnick Lecturer, Dr. Marcie Lenk, Academic Director of Bat Kol: Christian Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, will give a talk titled “Truth and Faith: Can Jews and Christians Really Open Ourselves to the Truth of the Other?” at 7 p.m. in the Carrick Theater at Transylvania University. The following evening, Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., she will discuss “Who... Read More

Perspectives of Bi-Vocational Ministry: ‘Connections with Community’

Research at Lexington Theological Seminary has identified several common themes through interviews with bi-vocational ministers. One of these themes is “connection to community.” One bi-vocational minister who reflects this theme in particular is Rev. Jim Midkiff. Jim is the bi-vocational solo pastor of Beech Grove Christian Church in Western Kentucky. He has been serving Beech Grove for more than 30 years as either solo pastor or co-pastor. Though Jim has recently retired from teaching,... Read More

LEXINGTON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY RECEIVES $1 MILLION GRANT FROM LILLY ENDOWMENT

Lexington, KY, Oct. 4, 2018 – Lexington Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry Initiative. This initiative supports a variety of religious organizations nationwide as they create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy who can serve as mentors and guide them through key leadership challenges in congregational ministry. Strengthening Pastoral and Congregational Ministry will help... Read More