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In Trust newsletter logo September 30, 2013

Future theological student cartoonA preview of the Autumn 2013 issue of In Trust

The Autumn 2013 issue of In Trust magazine is in the mail! Here's a preview of what you can expect:
"Pathways to Seminary: Where the Best Students Come From" by Barbara Wheeler.
In Part 1 of this series, "Sobering Figures Point to Overall Enrollment Decline," Wheeler explained the data that she and her colleagues have been analyzing: Over the last decade, overall seminary enrollment is flat or falling, but there are a few bright spots amid the negative numbers. In this issue, Wheeler shares what she has learned from interviews with the best students enrolled at theological schools across the United States and Canada.


Montana institute blends postmodern faith and fly-fishing

Architectural rendering of future Yellowstone Theological InstituteA group of church leaders in Bozeman, Montana, is developing plans for a new graduate-level theological institute in their city, focusing on “emergent Christianity.”

The institute’s first activities, held in summer and fall of 2013, were five-day immersion seminars that featured not only instruction, but also fly-fishing along Montana’s rivers and hiking in Yellowstone National Park.


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