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theological investigations in church and culture

@ This Point

Shalom for the Common Hom

The Just Creation Conference

In the spring of 2023, Columbia Theological Seminary hosted the conference “Just Creation: Shalom for Our Common Home.” The conference, focused on environmental justice.

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Just Creations Conference

For an Endemic Era

Forming Christian Leaders

The newest issue of @ This Point explores the changing shape of theological education in the 21st century.

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About Us

@ this point: theological investigations in church and culture

On behalf of the faculty of Columbia Theological Seminary, we welcome you to @ this point. This unique journal is a ministry—one that we offer especially to adult church members who are hungry for thoughtful and provocative resources to stimulate their growth in Christ.

@ this point is available only online (ISSN 1932-698X). Each issue focuses on a particular topic seen through the lenses of a variety of theological disciplines. Lead articles, responses, and replies, discussion-starters, and often curriculum for adult education will be written by scholars whose concern for the church is that it continues to “be transformed by the renewing of your minds” (Romans 12:2).

We began @ this point because we are concerned about the quality of conversation in the church. Our hope is that our journal will model thoughtful and charitable disagreement, as we all seek wisdom, understanding, and social relevance in today’s world.


Mark Douglas, Professor of Christian Ethics

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Lead essays, responses, and reply are by invitation only. Readers interested in continuing the conversations these essays initiate are encouraged to write responses for their own contexts.

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Columbia Theological Seminary is a theological institution of the Presbyterian Church (USA).