Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
PS: Philadelphia Seminary Spring 2013

PS: Philadelphia Seminary Spring 2013

Ratings: (0)|Views: 1,409 |Likes:
The Spring 2013 issue of PS: Philadelphia Seminary, the magazine of The Lutheran Theological seminary at Philadelphia. The theme of this issue is "Here Come the Nones" with the cover story by LTSP Professor Karyn Wiseman.
The Spring 2013 issue of PS: Philadelphia Seminary, the magazine of The Lutheran Theological seminary at Philadelphia. The theme of this issue is "Here Come the Nones" with the cover story by LTSP Professor Karyn Wiseman.

More info:

Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

07/10/2013

pdf

text

original

 
Here Comethe
THE PHILADELPHIA SEMINARY
PS
MAGAZINE
SPRING 2013
 
Message from the president
Keeping
context
in our curriculum
A
SyoureADTHISISSueof
 PS 
I am s  will ind, asI did, th iss  “cntxt”  minist kps cming p.D. Kal Kg, LTSP’s Liba Dict, tlls s hw Lthan Patiach Hn Mlchi Mhlnbg aivdm Gman t th clnial nti in Pnnslvania witht an pim  gid t tll him hw t ministctivl in a land and cntxt damaticall dint m what h had knwn b. H had t adapt — and qickl.Th challng   gadats tda is nt s v dint m th ntpnial challngs Mhlnbg cam t mbac. Th a inhiting a cntxt  minist  v dint m th n th knw gwing p. Accding t Pw sach, 32 pcnt  ng ppl nd 30 aidntiing thmslvs as “Nns,” nt lating t an malligis ailiatin. Th nmbs  ld psnsidntiing this wa a incasing as wll in cnt as.Hw a  pasts t accmplish minist in sch astting, calld “pst-Chistian” b sm? As Mhlnbg did,man  tda’s pasts a dciding t adapt. In Dchst,Massachstts, cnt gadat Tian Chan dscibstaking minist t th stts, ngaging stangs sh mts inqstins that a lvant t thi livs. Sh xplaind shhas njd lngth cnvsatins n th cmmnit’s pak bnchs bnd th chch’s walls.In Baltim, Maland, Past Mak Pak has instittda vait  minist appachs bnd chch walls t,inclding visiting a nighbhd tapm Thsda nightst ngag ths h mts in whatv is n thi minds.Almna rlla Whit is nwl ngagd b thevanglical Lthan Chch in Amica t viv a Minist  with yng Adlts. Whit als acknwldgs, as Mhlnbg did, that sh has n “admap”  what sh will stiv taccmplish. Sh is dtmind t s scial mdia and man th kinds  ntwks, sch as camps minist andmilita chaplaincis, t ngag tda’s ng adlts incnvsatins and mtal discv. Sh paiss  aclt  taching abt th imptanc  knwing th cntxt in  midst b ngaging a statg  minist.In h pbing pic n th “Nns” and challngs acing tda’s chch, Pss Kan Wisman calls t thcitical imptanc  adapting th smina’s ciclm.D. Wisman wits abt “taking sisl th cntxt  th wld as it is and as it is bcming.” Sh nts that LTSPis stiving t tach stdnts abt “nw tps  minist andnw kinds  cmmnitis  aith” and hw t tili scialmdia and tchnlg amilia t tda’s adincs —“nns” and m taditinal ppl  aith alik. Sh tlls  taining  stdnts with a thlgical, histical, andbiblical ndgiding “that is lvant and in tn withtda’s thinking and qstining.”I’m thinking that Hn Mlchi Mhlnbg wld b pd, as I am, t s hw his “adaptiv” lgac is bing livdt at  smina and b s man  tda’s gadats.
PRESIDENT PHILIP D. KREY
 
PS MAGAZINE
SPRING 2013
EDITOR/DIRECTOROF COMMUNICATIONS
Mi L. Bwn
WRITERS
 Jhn KahlMak A. Stapls
PHOTOGRAPHY
Mi L. Bwn Jhn Kahl Jim rs
DESIGN
Gn Gil 
EDITORIAL BOARD
Mi L. BwnDavid D. GanDnald G. JhnsnLis N. JhnsnPhilip D. K  Jhn V. Ptinnintin rbtsn J. Jaakian Sbastian
CORRESPONDENCE
 PS,
Th Lthan Thlgical Smina at Philadlphia,7301 Gmantwn Avn,Philadlphia, PA 19119Tlphn: 215.248.6311 1.800.286.4616email: cmmnicatins@Ltsp.dVisit s nlin: Ltsp.d
 PS 
is a pblicatin  Th LthanThlgical Smina at Philadlphia, andis distibtd witht chag t almni,aclt, sta, and inds  th smina.
© Cpight 2013Th Lthan Thlgical Smina at PhiladlphiaVlm 95
Centered in the Gospel of JesusChrist, The Lutheran TheologicalSeminary at Philadelphia seeks toeducate and form public leaders whoare committed to developing andnurturing individual believers andcommunities of faith for engagementin the world.
FEATURES
H Cm th “Nns”......................................................................................
5
 Rozella White: Helping the Church Reconnect........................
7
 Mark Parker: Reinventing Church..........................................
8
Tiffany Chaney: Getting to Know the “Nones”......................
11
 Jon Pahl: MAPL at LTSP......................................................
12150 yas and Cnting....................................................................................
14
Th Last Wd......................................................................
Inside back cover
DEPARTMENTS
oings................................................................................................................
2
Almni Nws......................................................................................................
15
Nws and Nts..................................................................................................
16
 Faculty/Staff Activities
..................................................................16
 Passages/In Memoriam
................................................................18Philanthp........................................................................................................
19
And Admissins..........................................................................................
20
Expanded Story!
The
New York Times 
is known for its motto “All the news thatis fit to print,” and in this era of change,
PS 
is taking a differentapproach.
In order to be good stewards of resources, bothnatural and financial, many of the articles in this issue haveexpanded and in-depth versions on the Web. Follow the articlelinks to read the expanded versions online.
PAGE 15: Alumni NewsPAGE 5:Prof. Karyn Wiseman exploresthe phenomenon of “the religiouslyunaffiliated.INSIDE BACK COVER:The Last Word

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->