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Who Gets to Live at Columbia Seminary, and Who Doesn’t?

Columbia Theological Seminary, Georgia On April 24, 2012, I interviewed a student at Columbia Theological Seminary (CTS), who prefers to stay anonymous for ordination reasons, about the recent gay and lesbian married housing issue that has erupted on the Columbia

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Save the Anna Louise Inn: A Safe Home for Women

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Western & Southern Financial Group Wants to Tear Down Affordable Housing for Women and Build Condos — Don’t Let Them! By Susan Quinn Bryan, Cincinnati, Ohio   August 5, 2012, is Homelessness and Affordable Housing Sunday. But it is not just another “issue” day. It is churches in the Presbytery

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What an Urban Seminary Is Doing to Advocate Social Justice Beyond the Iron Gates

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Pittsburgh Theological Seminary One Seminarian’s Perspective By Kelly Jean Norris-Wilke   View and print as PDF.   I am standing on pavement covered in graffiti. Letters from friends and loved ones spray-painted onto the black top. Letters saying goodbye to a seventeen-year-old community member shot on this spot on a

Columbia Seminary Prayer Vigil

Prayer for a Welcoming Community

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Columbia Theological Seminary By Doug Friesema   View and print as PDF. Columbia Theological Seminary is a PC(USA) school in Decatur, Georgia. Columbia’s current housing policy, which it has operated under for many years, allows current students and the legally married partners of current students to live in campus housing.

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Religious Action for Affordable Housing: Creating Community

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  Aug 2011 (original, 2009) by Nile Harper   This article is an abridged version of a case study that appears in the book by Nile Harper, Journeys into Justice: Religious Collaboratives Working for Social Transformation [Minneapolis: Bascom Hill Publishing Group, 2009], 85-109, available from and It is