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The Mercer on Mission trip to Israel was an experience of a lifetime.  Dr. Culpepper’s expertise and knowledge of the area made each ruin come to life.  His wisdom gave us the advantage of bypassing some sites in order to spend more time on the areas that gave the best learning experience.  Never could I have learned as much as I did on the Jewish culture in one semester course sitting in a classroom.  His guidance, by far, was the most val»
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The Swilley Library Award of Distinction for Most Outstanding Academic Research went to Mark A. Wirtz, a Master of Divinity Student in the McAfee School of Theology for his paper entitled "Wrestling with Leviticus 18.22 and 20.13."AbstractLeviticus 18 and 20 are part of a larger narrative construct in which Israel wished to separate itself from its cultural rivals, the so-called Canaanites, with whom Israel likely shared a great deal in common. »
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It is hard to imagine that in the Holy Land, where Jesus was born, people are struggling for food and water. But buildings, streets, and cars are usually dirty, worn out, messy, and even broken. Some buildings look like ruins. There was trash everywhere on the street, and children played besides the garbage dumps. In the market I saw many children working. I wondered if these children went to school. I wished they were not child laborers, bu»
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Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. Founded by early 19th century Baptists, Mercer — while no longer formally affiliated with the Baptist denomination — remains committed to an educational environment that embraces intellectual and religious freedom while affirming values that arise from a Judeo-Christian understanding of the world.

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Dr. David Gushee believes that sometimes the conversations that are uncomfortable are the most important. As Mercer University's D»
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Both Candidates Leave God Off The Campaign Trail
Mercer University Center for Theology and Public Life Director David Gushee was interviewed on NPR October 2, 2012, abou»
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Rev. Adam Garner is currently the pastoral counselor at Skyland Trail in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a dual degree graduate from Mercer University's McAfee School of Theology (Master of Divinity) and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies (Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling).At Skyland Trail Adam gets to work with 90 clients per week in order to offer spiritual support. He helps offer spiritual reflection to individu»
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Ron received his BA in Philosophy from BaylorUniversity, his M.Div. from Mercer University's McAfee School of Theology, andhis Th.M. from Columbia Theological Seminary. He is currently working on hisDoctor of Ministry degree at Mercer University's McAfee School of Theology.Personal:Ron enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Christine and his threeprecious children: Stephen (age 5), Christopher (age 3), and his adorable babygirl Abigail»
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Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise the words of prophets, but test everything; hold fast to what is good; abstain from every form of evil. (NRSV)  Dressed in his Sunday khakis, button-up shirt, and crisp red tie, a minister-in-training steps up to the podium.  He opens his leather-covered Bible to 1 Thessalon»
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It is the time of calling down fire from heaven on “our” adversaries. After all, it’s Election Day in America.Because everyone knows that [fill in the blank] is the enemy of God. And everyone knows that [fill in the blank] is the representative of God. Why, it’s obvious. After all, Focus on the Family just sent out a flyer taking an old Obama speech out of context to attack him and help “guide” Christians in their voting to restore a»