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The Pope's New Clothes

(2) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 12:20 PM

As Jorge Bergoglio begins his new life as Pope Francis, we join in celebration with the Roman Catholic Church in the election of the first Latin American, first Jesuit pontiff. With the selection of the name Francis (in reference to St. Francis of Assisi) it appears Bergoglio seeks...

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Why Blisters Can Be Good

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 2:38 PM

As a seminary president, seldom a day passes that someone doesn't come to my office to either recruit me for a cause or offer me an opportunity I can't refuse. This was precisely the case last month when two students and a faculty member came to let me know of...

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Morehouse, Martin and the Methodists

(6) Comments | Posted April 20, 2012 | 11:38 AM

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit and soak in the famous Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College. I'm an ordained United Methodist educator, and I've been in countless college chapels, ranging from the mundane to the spectacular. The Morehouse chapel isn't an architectural wonder, but...

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An Email to President Obama Regarding Your National Prayer Breakfast Address

(2) Comments | Posted February 7, 2012 | 1:36 PM

From: Jerry D. Campbell
To: President Obama
Subject: National Prayer Breakfast

Dear President Obama,

I'm sorry to say that my invitation to this year's National Prayer Breakfast must have gotten lost in the mail. But I heard about your speech, saw the pictures and

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Claremont Lincoln University: Learning at the World's First Interfaith College

(26) Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 12:46 PM

A rabbi, a minister, and an imam meet together for a year and something amazing happens...

In June of 2010, the three of us, Rev. Jerry Campbell, Imam Jihad Turk and Rabbi Mel Gottlieb, announced an agreement for our respective institutions to co-create the world's first inter-religious university --...

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