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Posted Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 9:07:43 AM
David F. White, professor in the C. Ellis and Nancy Gribble Nelson Chair of Christian education at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, has published Dreamcare: A Theology of Youth, Spirit, and Vocation (Cascade Books). This book provides suggestions for how families and Christian communities might engage young people to discover their sense of purpose in life.
Posted Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 10:31:00 AM
Dean Allan H. Cole Jr.'s latest book, Fathers in Faith: Reflections on Parenthood and a Christian Life, has been published by Cascade Books. It features eleven essays reflecting on the joys, sorrows, challenges, and mysteries of fatherhood and living a Christian life.
Posted Friday, May 10, 2013 12:53:00 PM
The Reverend Dr. Kyser Cowart (K.C.) Ptomey Jr., the Zbinden Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Leadership, died on May 9, 2013, at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, after a battle with cancer.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 10:59:00 AM
Westminster John Knox Press will release books by two Austin Seminary faculty members this month. Trust in God: The Christian Life and the Book of Confessions, written by David W. Johnson will be released on March 5. God, Desire, and a Theology of Human Sexuality, written by David H. Jensen will be released on March 19.
Posted Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 1:48:28 PM
In a recent Washington Post blog post, writer Sally Quinn wrote that Mitt Romney handed Barack Obama "the God vote." She wrote " If Obama wants to win the next debate, he needs to wear God, as much as it offends him to do so, the same way he captured the flag for this one." The Texas Faith Panel, including Prof. Cynthia Rigby, responds with their thoughts on if the president needs to "wear God."
Posted Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 9:19:36 AM
As a member of the Texas Faith Panel, Cynthia Rigby responds to to the statement Texas Gov. Rick Perry made saying that separation of church and state is sometimes invoked simply to discourage religious people from getting involved in politics and public policy.
Posted Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 3:05:25 PM
Whitney Bodman, associate professor of comparative religion, recently wrote an opinion piece on the "use and abuse of hate" in response to the violence that was provoked by a film depicting Muhammad. This op-ed was originally printed in the Austin American-Statesman in September 2012.
Posted Friday, Aug 31, 2012 1:00:00 AM
This week the Texas Faith Panel, including Austin Seminary's Cynthia Rigby, was asked to craft the speech they would like to hear at either of the major political conventions.
Posted Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 11:21:20 AM
This week's blog the Texas Faith Panel, including Austin Seminary's Cynthia Rigby, respond to the recent shooting at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee. They answer the questions: Is this Christian terrorism? If so, what do we do?
Posted Monday, Jul 30, 2012 1:30:46 PM
The divide between individualism and communitarianism flashed to the surface last week during the presidential campaign. The Texas Faith Panel, including Austin Seminary's Cynthia Rigby share where they fall in the spectrum and how their theology places them closer to the dignity of the individual or the importance of community.

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