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The Claremont School of Theology is in the news for its ambitious plans to create a new interdisciplinary theology program: At a press conference this morning, we announced our agreement to co-create the first graduate consortium in the world that will provide theological education for Christians, Jews, Muslims, as well as students from other faith [...]

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It’s a terrible job market for new college graduates. Lots of companies aren’t hiring at all this year. Many companies that are hiring have seen their reputations tarnished recently. And not everyone is self-motivated enough to follow Seth Godin’s advice. That explains why a surprising number of college students are looking for (government / religious) [...]

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Move over, Electrical Engineering! Get out of town, Computer Science! Take a hike, Biotechnology! Scram, Finance! There’s a hot new academic field in town: Islamic Studies! Right now it’s only found at a few obscure colleges, like NYU and Yale and Georgetown and Harvard and Columbia and Texas and Indiana and Cal State Sacramento and [...]

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I have so far resisted blogging about the “hostile to religion” teacher. (Although I did include it in the @yrif twitter feed on account of the hilarious “teacher violated first amendment by insulting religion” headlines. Are you following the @yrif twitter feed? Go ahead, sign up, I’ll wait.) But Hemant managed to push my buttons [...]

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