Fuller Theological Seminary http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Fuller Theological Seminary en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:24:04 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Superhero comic with Muslim elements faces backlash from Saudi leaders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599692/Superhero-comic-with-Muslim-elements-faces-backlash-from-Saudi-leaders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599692/Superhero-comic-with-Muslim-elements-faces-backlash-from-Saudi-leaders.html The grand mufti and his council in Saudi Arabia issued a fatwa against "The 99," a Muslim superhero comic. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:40:00 MDT Evangelical leader says commonality with Mormons deeper than differences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590738/Evangelical-leader-says-commonality-with-Mormons-deeper-than-differences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590738/Evangelical-leader-says-commonality-with-Mormons-deeper-than-differences.html Borrowing an ancient Hebrew word, one of America’s leading evangelical scholars told nearly 2,000 young Mormons at Utah... Sat, 16 Nov 2013 19:45:00 MST Mormon-evangelical detente? Mouw, Zacharias to speak to LDS again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589508/Mormon-evangelical-detente-Mouw-Zacharias-to-speak-to-LDS-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589508/Mormon-evangelical-detente-Mouw-Zacharias-to-speak-to-LDS-again.html The visits of evangelical leaders to BYU signal a new evangelical-Mormon detente, a news service says. That "detente" now... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:00:00 MDT From festival to phenomenon: The evolution of Halloween in pop culture http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589486/From-festival-to-phenomenon-The-evolution-of-Halloween-in-pop-culture.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589486/From-festival-to-phenomenon-The-evolution-of-Halloween-in-pop-culture.html The old celebration of appreciation for the harvest and forthcoming winter has gradually been lost as Halloween has become a... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:00:00 MDT At BYU, Baptist says Mormons and evangelicals 'may go to jail together' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588850/At-BYU-Baptist-says-Mormons-and-evangelicals-may-go-to-jail-together.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588850/At-BYU-Baptist-says-Mormons-and-evangelicals-may-go-to-jail-together.html The president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary told a BYU audience Monday that Mormons and evangelicals "may go... Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:20:00 MDT Burning question: Religion is one factor driving cremation trend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586247/Burning-question-Religion-is-one-factor-driving-cremation-trend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586247/Burning-question-Religion-is-one-factor-driving-cremation-trend.html Changing attitudes among a growing number of religious Americans toward cremation partially account for the rising popularity... Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:00:00 MDT Building up faith: How religious buildings reflect faith's role in communities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583091/Building-up-faith-How-religious-buildings-reflect-faiths-role-in-communities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583091/Building-up-faith-How-religious-buildings-reflect-faiths-role-in-communities.html A growing number of urban planners, architects and faith leaders are lamenting a trend in which many houses of worship are... Sat, 13 Jul 2013 09:30:00 MDT Influence of faith: Americans say religion is good but faith is losing its influence http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580938/Influence-of-faith-Americans-say-religion-is-good-but-faith-is-losing-its-influence.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580938/Influence-of-faith-Americans-say-religion-is-good-but-faith-is-losing-its-influence.html A new Gallup poll found most Americans say religion is losing influence in U.S., but 75 percent say American society would... Sat, 01 Jun 2013 06:00:00 MDT Fuller Theological Seminary names new president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575844/Fuller-Theological-Seminary-names-new-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575844/Fuller-Theological-Seminary-names-new-president.html Mark Labberton, a Presbyterian pastor, author and professor, has been named president of the Fuller Theological Seminary, the... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:00:00 MDT Defending the Faith: When it comes to religious differences, first show charity, then get charity http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620918/When-it-comes-to-religious-differences-first-show-charity-then-get-charity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620918/When-it-comes-to-religious-differences-first-show-charity-then-get-charity.html Religion and politics can ignite ugly passions. Perhaps it's not amiss, therefore, in a column broadly dedicated to... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST Survey: What tempts people, why they give in and how they resist http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570920/Survey-What-tempts-people-why-they-give-in-and-how-they-resist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570920/Survey-What-tempts-people-why-they-give-in-and-how-they-resist.html A new survey examined the temptations Americans say they most commonly struggle with — and how they resolve to deal... Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST Why 2012 was 'more than a Mormon moment' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569619/Why-2012-was-more-than-a-Mormon-moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569619/Why-2012-was-more-than-a-Mormon-moment.html By almost all accounts, 2012 was extraordinary for the LDS Church in terms of media scrutiny and public awareness. For a... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:30:00 MST Protestant Bishop K.H. Ting, leader credited with rebuilding Christian church in China, dies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616814/Protestant-Bishop-KH-Ting-leader-credited-with-rebuilding-Christian-church-in-China-dies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616814/Protestant-Bishop-KH-Ting-leader-credited-with-rebuilding-Christian-church-in-China-dies.html Richard Mouw, president of the Fuller Theological Seminary, says people are often surprised when he tells them of preaching... Sat, 01 Dec 2012 08:25:00 MST Music menu: Churches offer a smorgasbord of music styles to meet needs of worshippers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567152/Music-menu-Churches-offer-a-smorgasbord-of-music-styles-to-meet-needs-of-worshippers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567152/Music-menu-Churches-offer-a-smorgasbord-of-music-styles-to-meet-needs-of-worshippers.html Incorporating contemporary sounds and secular music styles into worship has occurred numerous times in the history of... Sat, 24 Nov 2012 05:00:00 MST And the winner in the 2012 presidential election is ... the Mormon church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615656/And-the-winner-in-the-2012-presidential-election-is--the-Mormon-church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615656/And-the-winner-in-the-2012-presidential-election-is--the-Mormon-church.html The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has entered a new era after Romney's run for president. His candidacy... Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:33:39 MST Growing number of 'nones' seen as bad, good and fixable http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564551/Growing-number-of-nones-seen-as-bad-good-and-fixable.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564551/Growing-number-of-nones-seen-as-bad-good-and-fixable.html The number of people who say they are unaffiliated with a religion are increasing, particularly among those under 30 years... Tue, 16 Oct 2012 07:00:00 MDT Entrepreneurial evangelists embrace new ideas, approaches to spark growth through church planting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564311/Entrepreneurial-evangelists-embrace-new-ideas-approaches-to-spark-growth-through-church-planting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865564311/Entrepreneurial-evangelists-embrace-new-ideas-approaches-to-spark-growth-through-church-planting.html Evangelical faiths encourage innovative approaches in church planting and revitalization to attract new followers and spark... Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:31:41 MDT Back to church: In search of the '98 percent' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609458/Back-to-church-In-search-of-the-98-percent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765609458/Back-to-church-In-search-of-the-98-percent.html Pastor Dave Schmelzer talks a lot about reaching the "98 percent." Sat, 06 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT Prison seminary program expands in California http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765604191/Prison-seminary-program-expands-in-California.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765604191/Prison-seminary-program-expands-in-California.html NORCO, Calif. — Robert Ross' mother died while he was in prison for robbing a bank and he hasn't seen his 12-year-old... Sun, 16 Sep 2012 05:00:00 MDT An interreligious pioneer: Evangelical seminary president builds bridges through 'convicted civility' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559652/An-interreligious-pioneer-Evangelical-seminary-president-builds-bridges-through-convicted.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559652/An-interreligious-pioneer-Evangelical-seminary-president-builds-bridges-through-convicted.html Dr. Richard J. Mouw will step down as president of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., next summer after 20... Fri, 27 Jul 2012 16:44:30 MDT Famed Crystal Cathedral to become Catholic church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586392/Famed-Crystal-Cathedral-to-become-Catholic-church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586392/Famed-Crystal-Cathedral-to-become-Catholic-church.html Retired schoolteacher Dolores Rommel has followed the Rev. Robert H. Schuller almost her entire adult life: She was baptized... Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:01:33 MDT 'Demystifying' Mormon faith for media, evangelicals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557659/Demystifying-Mormon-faith-for-media-evangelicals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557659/Demystifying-Mormon-faith-for-media-evangelicals.html Efforts being made to take some of the mystery out of Mormonism by the LDS Church and others are being reported by Newsweek... Mon, 18 Jun 2012 11:47:14 MDT His daughter slain, man cares for three grandchildren http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563940/His-daughter-slain-man-cares-for-three-grandchildren.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765563940/His-daughter-slain-man-cares-for-three-grandchildren.html NAPA, Calif. — He could do this, Don Hatfield insisted, rubbing his weary eyes as he stood in the cluttered kitchen of... Sun, 08 Apr 2012 15:29:59 MDT Amy Choate-Nielsen: Words of God: The challenges of translation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207630/Words-of-God-The-challenges-of-translation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207630/Words-of-God-The-challenges-of-translation.html The Bible on Catherine Hayter's bookshelf isn't very old, but to her, it's priceless. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 12:06:08 MST LDS Christianity: Differences that matter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201923/LDS-Christianity-Differences-that-matter.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201923/LDS-Christianity-Differences-that-matter.html They gather twice each year — once on the Provo, Utah, campus of Brigham Young University and once at the Fuller... Sun, 27 Nov 2011 23:39:11 MST Richard J. Mouw: Evangelicals should judge Romney on his values and the issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201183/Evangelicals-should-judge-Romney-on-his-values-and-the-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201183/Evangelicals-should-judge-Romney-on-his-values-and-the-issues.html Some voters are convinced that if Mitt Romney wins the Republican nomination, we run the risk of ending up with a member of a... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 00:00:00 MST Crystal Cathedral sees risky future without church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199194/Crystal-Cathedral-sees-risky-future-without-church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199194/Crystal-Cathedral-sees-risky-future-without-church.html The sale of the Crystal Cathedral to the Catholic church could mark an end to the storied televangelist ministry broadcast... Fri, 18 Nov 2011 16:28:07 MST First Presbyterian of Orlando leads churches breaking away from denomination http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195906/First-Presbyterian-of-Orlando-leads-churches-breaking-away-from-denomination.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195906/First-Presbyterian-of-Orlando-leads-churches-breaking-away-from-denomination.html Everything is in place to create a new Presbyterian denomination comprised of conservative congregations and led by First... Wed, 09 Nov 2011 05:00:00 MST Spiritual warfare: Battling evil with perpetual prayer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700190271/Spiritual-warfare-Battling-evil-with-perpetual-prayer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700190271/Spiritual-warfare-Battling-evil-with-perpetual-prayer.html It was just before 3 a.m. when Ruth and Shady Abadir walked through the double doors that lead into the thumping heart of the... Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:42:30 MDT Election-year goals of Christian group questioned http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189056/Election-year-goals-of-Christian-group-questioned.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700189056/Election-year-goals-of-Christian-group-questioned.html By Rachel Zoll Tue, 18 Oct 2011 00:16:00 MDT Evangelical leader says LDS Church is not a cult http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700186695/Evangelical-leader-says-LDS-Church-is-not-a-cult.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700186695/Evangelical-leader-says-LDS-Church-is-not-a-cult.html Mon, 10 Oct 2011 23:06:20 MDT Mormons beliefs once again under attack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700186881/Mormons-beliefs-once-again-under-attack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700186881/Mormons-beliefs-once-again-under-attack.html e of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's supporters publicly denounced the faith of Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman as a non-Christian cult,... Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:51:05 MDT Holy Trinity — Shanghai's Red Church nears end of major renovation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700141346/Holy-Trinity-2-Shanghais-Red-Church-nears-end-of-major-renovation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700141346/Holy-Trinity-2-Shanghais-Red-Church-nears-end-of-major-renovation.html Fri, 03 Jun 2011 16:53:27 MDT Timothy R. Clark: Pastor Kenny Luck teaches about leadership and fatherhood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372188/Pastor-Kenny-Luck-teaches-about-leadership-and-fatherhood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372188/Pastor-Kenny-Luck-teaches-about-leadership-and-fatherhood.html >It's as if Providence put a hard shoulder into him. After graduating from UCLA, Kenny Luck settled into a business career in... Mon, 09 May 2011 07:00:00 MDT Yachts shun pirate waters after string of hijacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700115147/Yachts-shun-pirate-waters-after-string-of-hijacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700115147/Yachts-shun-pirate-waters-after-string-of-hijacks.html The first time John Rodriguez tried to sail around the world a hurricane sunk his boat. His second attempt failed because of... Thu, 03 Mar 2011 10:10:24 MST Piracy victims' colleagues, friends hold memorial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700114946/Piracy-victims-colleagues-friends-hold-memorial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700114946/Piracy-victims-colleagues-friends-hold-memorial.html Weeks before Scott and Jean Adam's yacht was hijacked by Somali pirates, the couple told their friends in a monthly e-mail... Wed, 02 Mar 2011 17:15:35 MST Friends: Americans killed by pirates were careful http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112538/Friends-Americans-killed-by-pirates-were-careful.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112538/Friends-Americans-killed-by-pirates-were-careful.html They were four adventure seekers who loved the sea and wanted to see the world. Friends said they were meticulous and planned... Wed, 23 Feb 2011 04:35:15 MST Friends mourn 4 US yachters killed by pirates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112375/Friends-mourn-4-US-yachters-killed-by-pirates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112375/Friends-mourn-4-US-yachters-killed-by-pirates.html Four American yachters killed by Somali pirates early Tuesday were longtime sailors whose passion for the high seas... Tue, 22 Feb 2011 16:00:53 MST Friends mourn 4 US yachters killed by pirates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112306/Friends-mourn-4-US-yachters-killed-by-pirates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112306/Friends-mourn-4-US-yachters-killed-by-pirates.html An adventurous quartet of yacht enthusiasts from California and Washington state were living their dreams, friends say,... Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:20:56 MST Hijacked Ca. sailor sought to mix faith, adventure http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112161/Hijacked-Ca-sailor-sought-to-mix-faith-adventure.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700112161/Hijacked-Ca-sailor-sought-to-mix-faith-adventure.html A friend and former professor of a California man whose yacht was hijacked by Somali pirates said Sunday that Scott Adam... Mon, 21 Feb 2011 20:50:13 MST Mormons & Media: Revisiting 'Mormonism's moment?' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387122/Mormons--Media-Revisiting-Mormonisms-moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387122/Mormons--Media-Revisiting-Mormonisms-moment.html ... Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:00:00 MST Mormons & Media: Revisiting 'Mormonism's moment?' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700109891/Mormons--Media-Revisiting-Mormonisms-moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700109891/Mormons--Media-Revisiting-Mormonisms-moment.html Last week, Washington Post reporter Sandhya Somasshekhar wrote that the high-profile Mormons in politics and media —... Mon, 14 Feb 2011 13:15:56 MST Seeing the Lord's Prayer in a new light http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090561/Seeing-the-Lords-Prayer-in-a-new-light.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090561/Seeing-the-Lords-Prayer-in-a-new-light.html Fri, 10 Dec 2010 16:54:00 MST