Claremont in the Media May 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 3:45PM

Coming Events

June 3-7 Process Theology Summer Institute at CST. Click here for more information and to register.

June 10 Academy for Jewish Religion, CA invites all to their 2013 Rabbinic and Cantorial Ordination and Chaplaincy Graduation, 7 p.m., Stephen Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., L.A. 90077.

July 13 Inaugural Benefit Iftar for Bayan Claremont, 7 p.m. to 8:30p.m., Sheraton Park Hotel, Anaheim, Jerry Campbell and Jihad Turk speak.

August 23-24 Claremont Lincoln University International Jain Conference: Women's Perspectives in the Dharma Traditions.

Jan. 23-26, 2014 The Center for Engaged Compassion's Certificate in Engaged Compassion: Practicing the Spiritual Path of Jesus, available for CEU and academic graduate credit - it includes 12 weeks of online instruction bracketed by the opening retreat Jan. 23-26 in Burlingame, Calif., and the closing retreat April 24-27.

CST and Claremont Lincoln University in the Media May 2013

The appointment of the Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan as the seventh president of Claremont School of Theology was covered by the Daily Bulletin, Contra Costa Times, Society of Biblical Literature, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cal-Pac Update, Calif-Nev UMC News, Indiana UMC Conference, UM News Service and UMC Weekly Digest, Oregon-Idaho UMC News, Top News Today, SiloBreaker, Faith & Leadership, Interfaith Action, as well as local churches including Claremont UMC, and even out-of-state churches.

Jerry Campbell’s OpEd about joining PhD student Timothy Murphy in his hunger strike to close Guantanamo was picked up by Religion News Service and appeared in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and other newspapers.

Claremont Lincoln University’s Inaugural Graduation was featured in the National Catholic Reporter, the Daily Bulletin, Contra Costa Times, the Claremont Courier with photo gallery, the Democratic Underground, as well as local churches, SiloBreaker and other media.

Also, The Advocate ran a story titled Theological School Grads Show Support with Rainbow Tassels about the rainbow of support at our Commencement Ceremonies, and Grace Yia-Hei Kao featured it in her Feminism and Religion blog.

Our online M.A. in Ethical Leadership was featured in Jesus, Jazz and Buddhism, and will be in the next issue of Combat & Casualty Care Quarterly. As previously mentioned, Patheos, KCRW, and many UMC media and local churches also featured it.

India West, and JAINA, the South Asian Times and Cornell University featured a call for papers and other news about Claremont Lincoln’s Aug. 23-24 International Jain Conference on Women’s Perspectives in Dharma Traditions.

The Bahá'í Gift Celebration where Claremont Lincoln received some 500 books and uncounted periodicals was featured in the Wilmette Institute News. You can watch the video here.

Bayan Claremont hosted a booth at the popular 4th Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival at the Orange County Fair Grounds from May 16-19, to much positive attention.

Faculty in the Media

Congratulations to Jerry Campbell for being honored at CLUE L.A.'s Giants of Justice as a leading advocate for the working poor. Pres. Campbell also spoke on the importance of Muslim education at an event supporting Zaytuna College.

Philip Clayton was quoted in a Huffington Post article on Interspiritual Revolution: How the Occupy Generation is Re-Envisioning Spirituality and New Monasticism.

Brianne Donaldson’s appointment to Claremont Lincoln University faculty as Assistant Professor of Jain and Sikh Studies was covered in East-West News, and should be out in other Indian and Dharma media soon.

Adjunct Bob Goss is editor of a new book out titled Queering Christianity: Finding a Place at the Table for LGBTQI Christians.

Bishop Grant Hagiya has a new book out titled Spiritual Kaizen: How to Become a Better Church Leader.

Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook has a new book out titled Pilgrimage-The Sacred Art: Journey to the Center of the Heart.

Dennis MacDonald was featured at length in a La Crosse Tribune article titled “Biblical stories mirror those found in ancient mythology.”

Najeeba Syeed-Miller has a chapter titled "Public Diplomacy and Transnational Blasphemy Controversies" in a new edited volume titled Religion and Public Diplomacy.

Alumni/ae in the Media

Congratulations to Mark Chung Hearn, Ph.D. ’11 for being designated as one of eight "Master Teachers" by the Academic Quality Task Force of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment at Azusa Pacific University. Hearn was the only adjunct faculty member to be recognized.

Congratulations to James Kang ’10 who will be Cal-Pac’s new Director of Communications!

Rob Rynders ’09 shared on YouTube’s Ignite “Why Spiritual May Be Better than Being Religious.”

Students in the Media

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Trina Armstrong for being appointed Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities!

Bo Sanders & Tripp Fuller feature Tripp’s interview with Jim Wallis on Homebrewed Christianity on evangelicals in America and the Common Good (scroll to bottom of page for audio recording).

Pass It On: Job Postings

Please pass on these links if you know of excellent candidates for these jobs: Assistant Dean, Dean of Library, Executive Assistant to the President, Instructional Designer, VP for Major Gifts, Religion & Politics Professor for CST and for Claremont Lincoln.

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