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The Center for the Study of World Christian Revitalization Movements to co-sponsor a Consultation in Nairobi, Kenya

July 5, 2013

Entitled, “New Cities, New Jerusalems: Emerging Patterns of Christian Identity in Urban East Africa,” the Consultation opens with a lecture by Emeritus Professor Paul Gifford of the Center for Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. The heart of the Consultation then consists of two days of intensive work by international, interdisciplinary teams of scholars and practitioners who will examine five case studies on current renewal movements in Nairobi (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda), and Bunia (Democratic Republic of Congo).

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Seedbed to Publish second book from University Minister Guy Chmieleski

July 2, 2013

Seedbed Publishing has entered an agreement to publish Dr. Guy Chmieleski’s second book, Campus gods: Exposing the Idols that Can Derail Your Present and Destroy Your Future. Following on the heels of his first book, Shaping Their Future: Mentoring College Students Through Their Formative Years, aimed at those who would mentor college students, this next book is written for the students themselves.

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B. L. Fisher Library Acquires the Bennis Collection

June 14, 2013

The B. L. Fisher Library at Asbury Theological Seminary is pleased to announce it has recently acquired the Bennis Collection, an Irish Methodist archive of original letters to and from Eliza Bennis.

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Asbury Inn Earns 2013 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence

June 11, 2013

Asbury Inn, located on the campus of Asbury Theological Seminary, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

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Seedbed Publishing Announces Global Printing Strategy for Book Production and Distribution

June 4, 2013

Seedbed’s Director of Publishing, Andrew Miller, said of the new strategy, “Seedbed’s print local strategy is chief among the revolutionary advancements of the digital era. We can now maintain a single print file in our US-based host manufacturing center, Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Edwards Brothers Malloy, which will be accessible for our local printing sites around the world.”

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Asbury Seminary Receives Kern Family Foundation Grant

June 4, 2013

Asbury Theological Seminary will create the “Office of Work and Economics in the Wesleyan Tradition” with a grant of $102,500 from the Kern Family Foundation. It will work across each department and school in the Seminary to advocate for faith, work and economics as an integral framing of Christian influence in society…

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Asbury Theological Seminary’s Dr. Fred Long Publishes Essay in a New Book

May 7, 2013

Dr. Fred Long, Professor of New Testament, has had his essay entitled “Roman Imperial Rule under the Authority of Jupiter-Zeus: Political-Religious Contexts and the Interpretation of ‘the Ruler of the Authority of the Air’ in Ephesians 2:2” published in The Language of the New Testament: Context, History and Development.

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Asbury Theological Seminary Former Faculty Member and Alumnus Releases New Book

April 30, 2013

Asbury Seminary alum and author Chuck Gutenson’s new book, Church Worth Getting Up For, addresses the need for renewal in churches in North America today, and will take you on a journey into the heart of your congregation.

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Asbury Theological Seminary Installs New Vice President on Florida Dunnam Campus

April 24, 2013

On April 18, 2013 over 100 students, faculty, staff, friends and family gathered to celebrate the installation of Dr. Steve Gober as the Vice President of the Florida Dunnam Campus of Asbury Theological Seminary.

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Asbury Theological Seminary’s Dr. Ken Collins Teaches Wesleyan Theology in Estonia

April 22, 2013

Estonia is a state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, and Tallin is both the capitol and largest city. There are currently 1.29 million people living in the former Soviet Republic. And while it ranks high in terms of economic and political freedom and education, the World Bank lists it as one of the lowest in religiosity. 75.5 percent of the population claim to be without religion. Only 16 percent profess a belief in God.