Articles, Commentary, and Sermons from Students, Faculty, and Alumni/ae of The School of Theology
Just Passing Through: Life as a Chaplain in the World’s Busiest Airport
By Cameron Nations
Traditionally, clinical pastoral education (CPE) takes place in a hospice or hospital environment. But back in the fall of 2013, Lisa McIndoo, T’16, and Donna Mote, visiting lecturer in world religions at The School of Theology, began to discuss the idea of adding a summer internship at to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where Mote serves as the Episcopal chaplain and the presbyter. Fast forward, McIndoo and Cameron Nations, T’15, joined Motes for a summer of CPE at the busiest airport in the world.
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Bringing Religion and Ecology Together
By Andrew R. H. Thompson
As churches look for ways to minister to the environmental needs of their surrounding communities and environmental groups begin to take seriously the religious values of their constituencies, religion and ecology is increasingly becoming an important part of mainstream conversation and action around the environment.
I Heard the Call and Did What Was Right
By Lisa McIndoo
Stopping on the road, hearing a call, and telling the truth is not just reserved for Samaritans, great orators, or famous leaders. This sermon, drawing on Samuel's call from God and King's call for justice, was delivered in Memphis at St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral on January 18, 2015.