1. Mark Hannan

    Ministering to New Generation Latin@s

    by
    Comment
    Chicagorricans, Chic-mex, Real Central-and-South-Americans, Latin@s, Hispanics, todo mundo está invitado a revisar quiénes somos y hacia dónde vamos.  Everybody is invited to review who we are and in what direction we are going.  English, español and Spanglish speakers-hablantes son bienvenid@s are welcome. Liz Munoz estudió en la California State University...
  2. Mark Hannan

    Global Climate Convergence

    by
    Comment
    10 days to change course. What would it look like to reverse course, to repent our destructive relationship with creation, to reconcile humanity to itself and to our cradle planet earth?  The Global Climate Convergence might just be the most comprehensive, spirit-filled, answer to that question.  Come and be a...
  3. Mark Hannan

    Como escribir un ensayo teologico

    by
    Comment
     Alte anuncia seminario sobre investigación teológica. Mejora tus ensayos, pule tu estilo, ahorra tiempo:¡regístrate hoy! - Announcing ALTE’s theological writing seminar.  Improve your essays, polish your style, save time: register today! Cómo escribir un ensayo teológico Curso Sobre: estilo, acentuación, puntuación, técnicas y redacción de un trabajo de investigación teológico. Libros...
  4. Mark Hannan

    The Joy of the Gospel

    by
    Comment
    This November, two important acts of the global church legitimized the work of SCUPE: the Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel) that makes a strong connection between evangelization and the critique of oppressive economic systems and rampant consumerism, and the affirmation of the statement...
  5. Mark Hannan

    ALTE Director Featured in Kierkegaard Newsletter

    by
    Comment
    SCUPE’s very own, Eliseo Pérez-Álvarez, was recently featured in the Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter in a glowing review of his book “A Vexing Gadfly: The Late Kierkegaard on Economic Matters“. Pérez-Álvarez, who directs SCUPE’s Advance Latin@ Theological Studies (ALTE) program, spent a year studying Kierkegaard overseas in Copenhagen at the Kierkegaard...
  6. Mark Hannan

    Reflections on the 2013 Jeremiah Wright Lecture

    by
    Comment
    Recently I had the distinct privilege of attending the 2013 Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. Lecture sponsored by the Center for African American Theological Studies (CAATS) at SCUPE. This annual event named after the illustrious pastor emeritus of the Trinity United Church of Christ brings together, seminarians, pastors, community leaders and scholars for a time of worship, study, dialogue, critical reflection and fellowship around central themes of importance to the Black Church and its varying constituencies.
  7. Mark Hannan

    The Joy of Educating for the Common Good

    by
    Comment
    Dr. Philip Amerson, President of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston since 2006, retires at the end of this year. He and his wife, Dr. Elaine Amerson have been strong supporters of SCUPE through many decades. Phil served on SCUPE’s faculty in the 1980s and currently serves on its Advisory Board, while Elaine continues to offer consultative services. The following is an abbreviated version of the comments made by SCUPE president Shanta Premawardhana last week, on a panel of educators on the Joy of Educating for the Common Good...
  8. Mark Hannan

    God of Life: Lead Us to Justice and Peace

    by
    Comment
    The 349 member churches and denominational bodies from around the world will gather in Busan, South Korea for the 10th General Assembly which continues to be the largest ecumenical gathering in the world. The theme of the Assembly, “God of Life: Lead Us to Justice and Peace” echoes the thinking of the 2011 gathering of over 1000 church leaders in Kingston, Jamaica to address the imperative for Just Peace.