Velma Union describes the institutional and ecclesiastical support needed by Black church studies programs, while also emphasizing the importance of listening to God in faithful community.
Ralph Watkins shares about the lack of Black theological voices in seminary curricula, the struggle of Black scholars in the academy, and the sustaining love of the Black Church.
Dwight Radcliff talks about the history and mission of Fuller’s Pannell Center and the part he now plays in the important work of forming Black students and Black leaders.
In this behind the scenes interview, Dwight Radcliff shares about his own journey of theological education and his work with Fuller’s William E. Pannell Center for Black Church Studies.
David H. Scott, associate dean of the School of Mission and Theology, casts an eye on the new frontiers of online theological education in this era of globalization—examining both its risks and its gifts.
Cynthia Eriksson, professor of psychology, and Jude Tiersma Watson, senior associate professor of urban mission, share lessons on community, collaboration, and formation, drawn from decades of co-teaching.
Oscar García-Johnson, Decano académico para el Centro Latino y profesor asociado de teología y estudios latinos/as, imagina lo que se necesitaría para que los seminarios norte americanos fueran un espacio que aceptan de manera completa a las personas latinx, becas y experiencias.
Dr. Bill Pannell reflects on the American church’s engagement with race, the future of theological education, and the transformative power of the gospel.
Vince Bantu, assistant professor of church history and Black church studies, shares his experiences of living amidst and finding home in in-between spaces of race, place, church, and the academy.
Oscar García-Johnson, academic dean for Centro Latino and associate professor of theology and Latino/a studies, imagines what it would take for the North American Seminary to be a space that wholly embraces Latinx people, scholarship, and experiences.
Chris Blumhofer, visiting assistant professor of New Testament, reflects on how Fuller—and other seminaries—being uniquely positioned between church and academy contributes to the flourishing of the church and its people.
Jose Abraham, associate professor of Islamic Studies, considers the ways we can be formed and transformed in in-between spaces and seasons.