“Towers” hosts free writing seminar, now in Norton 101

SBTS Communications — September 14, 2011

SBTS Communications invites all students, faculty and members of the Southern Seminary community to attend the “Towers” writing seminar, Friday, Sept. 23. Initially scheduled to take place in Honeycutt 246, the location has been changed to Norton 101. Jeff Robinson will help attendees hone academic, creative, Web and popular writing, with…

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Southern Seminary celebrates McCall on the anniversary of his presidential election

Aaron Cline Hanbury — September 8, 2011

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary honored former president Duke K. McCall, Sept. 6, on the 60th anniversary of his election as president of the seminary. In an unprecedented service afforded only few institutions, current Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. led a full-to-capacity Alumni Chapel in celebrating McCall’s more…

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Sloan delivers first lecture of McCall Christian leadership series at SBTS

Josh Hayes — September 8, 2011

Leadership is not obtained but given, Robert B. Sloan Jr. told his audience at the inaugural address of the Duke K. McCall Lectures on Christian Leadership series at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Sept. 6, 2011. Taking place on the 60th anniversary of McCall’s election as Southern’s seventh president, Sloan’s…

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September “Towers” looks at Baptists and war

Aaron Cline Hanbury — September 7, 2011

The September issue of “Towers” is now online and in stands. SBTS professors Mark Coppenger and Michael A.G. Haykin help readers toward a clearer understanding of the often convoluted and always complex issue of Christians engaging in warfare (page 12). Coppenger also offers a brief summary of just-war theory (page 13)….

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Christianity Today features SBTS’ Moore on 9/11 anniversary

Aaron Cline Hanbury — August 31, 2011

The September issue of Christianity Today features an essay by Russell D. Moore, Southern Seminary’s School of Theology dean and senior vice president for academic administration. Moore writes, on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, about the appropriateness of displaying images from the infamous event. Moore argues that images…

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Courier-Journal blogs about upcoming Mohler-Wallis debate

Aaron Cline Hanbury — August 18, 2011

Louisville’s Courier-Journal writer Peter Smith highlighted the upcoming debate at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School between Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. and public theologian and author Jim Wallis. Mohler and Wallis will dialogue about whether or not social justice is an “essential part of the mission of the church.”…

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NPR story includes Mohler’s thoughts on historic Adam and Eve

Josh Hayes — August 10, 2011

NPR recently published an article, “Evangelicals Question the Existence of Adam and Eve,” that notes a wave of evangelical scholars calling on the church to deny the historicity of an actual Adam and Eve. To remain intellectually respectable, these proponents argue, Christians should accept that evolution demonstrates humanity’s origins cannot be traced…

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New look Towers: August issue introduces readers to Louisville

Josh Hayes — August 10, 2011

The August “Towers” is now available online and in stands around campus. With a new look, this month’s issue introduces readers to Louisville, giving them a taste of the city with various personalities from the Southern Seminary community talking about their favorite locales. Other coverage includes an interview with School…

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Mohler contributes to book about the doctrine of hell, releases July 25

Josh Hayes — July 24, 2011

To contemporary culture, the idea of human beings suffering eternal torment is not only met with intellectual skepticism but moral revulsion. Beyond that, for one to suggest that a deceased individual’s fate may be that of never-ceasing fire and brimstone is absolutely taboo. For this reason, editors Christopher W. Morgan…

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Mohler suggests 11 for ’11

Aaron Cline Hanbury — July 22, 2011

Recently, Southern Seminary President R. Albert Mohler Jr. offered 11 books he thinks every pastor should read in 2011. Mohler’s suggestions include collected essays, books about biblical studies and theology, biographies and more. For Mohler’s full 11 for ’11, including links to Amazon.com, check out the Gospel Coalition blogger Justin…

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