Study of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on the Environment

“I urgently appeal for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. We need a conversation which includes everyone.” ~Pope Francis in “Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home.”   The Institute for Theological Studies at St. Margaret’s will host a four-week, community-wide, interfaith discussion of ‘Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical letter on the environment, beginning September 22, to coincide with the Pope’s address to the U.S. Congress and the U.N. General Assembly later that week.   Study sessions with be held Tuesdays, September 22 through October 13 at 7 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 20900 Chenal Parkway in Little Rock.   Detailed outlines of each session, along with links...

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NDECP Symposium Videos

Videos of the Near-Death Experience in Christian Perspective Symposium presentations and panel discussions are now posted on the NDECP page. The Symposium was held April 19-20, 2013 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Little Rock. Presenters were: the Rev. Canon Christoph Keller, Th.D.; Dr. Jeffrey Long, M.D.; Professor Michael N. Marsh, M.D., D.Phil.; and Professor Janice Miner Holden, Ed.D. The Symposium also featured a panel discussion with local near-death experiencers, and a closing panel discussion with our presenters. Click on the Near-Death Experience in Christian Perspective button on the left-hand navigation bar to view our...

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Conference on Creation, Evolution, and God

Dr. Cynthia Crysdale, professor of Christian ethics and theology, and the University of the South hosted a daylong conference addressing the question of whether the classical Christian understanding of God as unchanging, omnipotent, and beneficent is still coherent in the face of modern scientific understanding of the cosmos. Link to video of the conference by clicking...

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