American Academy of Religion Call for Papers now open

The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab gratefully participates in the American Academy of Religion through the program unit Innovations in Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care. Proposals are now being accepted to present at the AAR within this unit; proposers do not need to be members of the AAR to submit proposals. The deadline for proposals is March 4, Read more about American Academy of Religion Call for Papers now open[…]

NYT: Alabama legal battle over execution spiritual care

From Julia Jacobs at the New York Times: A federal appeals court in Alabama on Wednesday delayed the execution of a Muslim inmate who said the prison was violating his religious rights by barring an imam from being present during the lethal injection. The death row prisoner, Domineque Ray, was scheduled to be executed on Read more about NYT: Alabama legal battle over execution spiritual care[…]

U. Exeter (UK) offers PhD scholarship in theology and religion

From the University of Exeter: This PhD scholarship, funded by the bequest of the late E.H. Boundy, is available to support any excellent project that falls within the research areas covered by academic staff in the Department of Theology and Religion: biblical studies, early Judaism and early Christianity, post-Holocaust Jewish studies, systematic and constructive theology, Read more about U. Exeter (UK) offers PhD scholarship in theology and religion[…]

On sabbatical and into CPE

From Jeff Brumley at Baptist News Global, writing on the fascinating career of pastor-chaplain Kanisha Billingsley: “I am a spiritual leader regardless of the spiritual tradition,” said Billingsley, who is currently on sabbatical from her Atlanta-area church plant, Dream Life Fellowship. Billingsley left no stone unturned in preparing herself for the call. She preached her Read more about On sabbatical and into CPE[…]

Job posting: full time chaplain, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Via Eric Skidmore of SCLEAP: The main focus of this position is to provide spiritual guidance and ministry to inmates at the county jail through counseling, services, and support. The position assists the Senior Chaplain with various projects, training, and provision of community services, as they relate to inmates. Qualifications: * Graduation from an accredited Read more about Job posting: full time chaplain, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office[…]

CIL in recent news

The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab has been featured in several publications in past weeks. We encourage visitors to read about the Lab in the following publications, as well as to check out their publishing organizations: Association of Theological Schools (ATS) Colloquy online: “Chaplaincy Innovation Lab helps spiritual caregivers do their best work” Princeton Alumni Weekly: Sociologist Read more about CIL in recent news[…]