Newbigin Fellowship Turns Ten

This fall marks the ten-year anniversary of the Newbigin Fellowship. We have seen the program grow and change in countless ways. Leader identification and recruitment means that former fellows now lead all the cohorts. The curriculum has gradually grown as the leadership continues to learn and grow in our theology. The spiritual practices we are […]

Seminary Updates – December 2019

Our programs in theological education at Newbigin House are continuing to grow, and I’m grateful to share some exciting updates about our student body, recent additions to our teaching team, and a new opportunity for both students and friends of Newbigin House.  New Cohorts for 2019-20 Earlier this fall, we were delighted to welcome seventeen […]

New Senior Fellow: Dr. Shirin Shafaie

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Shirin Shafaie as our newest senior fellow! Dr. Shafaie comes to Newbigin House with a wealth of experience developing innovative cross-disciplinary resources in film, TV, and academia as well as cultivating interreligious dialogue in a variety of public settings. She has taught politics at the University of London and […]

A Conversation with Jim Wallis

In his latest book, Christ in Crisis: Why We Need to Reclaim Jesus, theologian and activist Jim Wallis argues that our cultural and political crisis largely stems from how the American church has become disconnected from the teachings of Jesus. Building on the popular and controversial “Reclaiming Jesus” declaration he and other leaders wrote in May […]

A Conversation with Pádraig Ó Tuama

Drawing on this old Irish proverb, poet, story-teller and theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama relates ideas of shelter and welcome to journeys of life. Combining poetry, story, scripture and Celtic spirituality he opens up gentle ways of living well in a troubled world. On September 18th, n conversation with Scot Sherman, Pádraig Ó Tuama discussed his […]