For the Bookshelf: Personality Type and Religious Leadership

For the Bookshelf: Personality Type and Religious Leadership

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

December 1, 2014—A seminary professor friend recently posted on Facebook the question, “What were Jesus’ Myers-Brigg letters?” It’s a playful question that comes up every once in…

For the Bookshelf: Beyond the Ordinary

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

November 17, 2014—Ben Campbell Johnson and Andrew Dreitcer provide a welcome resource to congregations in practical spirituality in Beyond the Ordinary: Spirituality for Church Leaders.  The…

For the Bookshelf: Authentic Spirituality

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

November 3, 2014—Against the prevailing but uninformed notion claiming “I am spiritual, but not religious,” Barry L. Callen (professor of Christian studies at Anderson University, editor of the…

For the Bookshelf: Communicating Jesus’ Way

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education. 

October 20, 2014—Communicating Jesus’ Way by Charles H. Kraft is a revision of the 1979 edition by the same title and is Kraft’s third book on communication. The…

For the Bookshelf: Lessons from the Masters

By Israel Galindo. Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

October 6, 2014—Polemics against bad teaching and poor education are a staple in social science, philosophy, and education literature. I suspect for two reasons: first, they are…

For the Bookshelf: The Family in the Bible

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

September 22, 2014—The title of this concise book says it all: The Family in the Bible: Exploring Customs, Culture, and Context, by Richard S. Hess and M. Daniel Carroll…

For the Bookshelf: The Order of Ministry

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

September 8, 2014—Topics and themes have a cyclical life to them, coming into popular dialogue and debate and then receding into the background, as others become the “hot” issue…

For the Bookshelf: The First Christian: Universal Truth in the Teachings of Jesus

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

August 25, 2015—Given a choice between understanding Jesus as a first century Jew, or Jesus as a Christian, Paul F. M. Zahl, dean of the Cathedral of the Advent…

For the Bookshelf: The American Church Experience

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Education.

August 11, 2014—After I graduated from seminary I followed up on my promise to myself to read all those books I never got around to reading because of the…

For the Bookshelf: Reviewing Leadership

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Director of Online Learning.

July 28, 2014—It seems the number of books put out by publishers, in any number of fields, will not be abating anytime soon. Whether or not that is a…

For the Bookshelf: Exploring Spirituality: An Ecumenical Reader

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning

June 27, 2014—Exploring Spirituality: An Ecumenical Reader, edited by Kenneth J. Collins, is a collection of twenty-four essays in which Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Reformed, Anglican, and Methodist writers describe the unique…

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