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Oct  2017 17
With the holidays approaching and in light of comments delivered at the Values Voter Summit last Friday, we found the thoughts from 2014 of Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend on the annual festival of the Christmas wars worth another visit.
Dec  2016 27
In September, President Gary Peluso-Verdend asked what kind of nativity scenes congregations would set up for the 2016 Advent/Christmas season. He proposed two revised nativity sets to tell the Jesus story in a more powerful way. This Christmas week, we offer Gary’s vision of two more complex nativity scenes.
Sep  2016 27
The nativity sets that adorn many mantles, lawns and church fronts during the holidays is in need of an upgrade. Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend offers several options for a more powerful nativity scene.
Jul  2016 05
Coupling an evangelistic agenda with a national distribution system and, as the 19th century progressed, with a (sometimes very explicit) racial agenda, images of Jesus multiplied. Jesus went from shrouded in white to being very white, Caucasian, Northern European.
May  2016 31
The value of graduate seminary education, and thus of graduate seminaries, is being questioned today. Given the tumult in religion we’re experiencing, and the kinds of financial realities Phillips Seminary President Gary Peluso-Verdend wrote about in last week’s blog, that questioning is very reasonable. This post represents his response to the question of value.
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