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The Political Theology Syllabi Project: Michael McCurry and Kris Norris

For nearly two decades, Wesley Theological Seminary has sponsored the National Capital Semester for Seminarians (NCSS), a program which immerses students from Wesley and other seminaries around the country in the politics and policymaking of Washington and the ways people of faith intersect in those spaces. When Dr. Shaun Casey, the long time coordinator of the program, left to join the faith outreach office at the U.S. Department of State upon request of Secretary of State John Kerry, I stepped in to help direct the program.

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Teaching Political Theology, Part 1: Political Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed

I am an American who lives and teaches political theology in the United Kingdom, and for the next few months I will be reflecting on the experiences, pitfalls, and opportunities in teaching political theology. This month I begin with a summary of the book which I recently published as an aide to teaching political theology, and this will be followed in the coming months with reflections on teaching political theology in the US and the UK, teaching political theology to conservative and liberal students, and teaching political theology ecumenically….

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The Language of Public Theology

Can the language that we use and take for granted be such a problem for public theology? As we search for a vision, a sense of purpose, a dream that will motivate and inspire as 2012 begins, I want to suggest that the language we use does indeed create barriers […]

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