As previously reported, Professor Shelly Rambo of the Boston University School of Theology recently was awarded $500,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to study the present and future of chaplaincy education. BU Today has published a new article on Professor Rambo’s research: “Religious leadership in the United States in the future is going to look Read more about BU theology professor to blaze new paths in chaplaincy education[…]
Sarah Jobe, chaplain for Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women and an advisor to the Lab, recently published in Teaching Theology and Religion. The abstract of “How programs in prisons are challenging the who, where, how, and what of theological education” is below: This paper claims that programs in prisons are challenging the very who, where, Read more about Prison chaplain publishes on theological education[…]
Cleveland Clinic has launched a podcast called “Studies in Empathy.” The current featured episode includes Dr. Amy Greene (below), who speaks on spiritual care in crisis. Be sure to check out the podcast and subscribe through the various links provided.
The Lab hosted Zac Willette of Allay Care Services on January 30. Zac spoke on the incubation projects of Ascension Health and how Allay innovates in planning for end-of-life care. The slides from this webinar are available here.
Lenoir Rhyne University / Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary has launched the second cohort of the Public Safety Chaplaincy Certification Course. We thank Eric Skidmore, chaplain with the South Caroline Law Enforcement Assistance Program (below, second row from front, first from left), for passing along this news.
Executive Director Michael Skaggs interviews Beba Tata, a chaplain at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and Fellow of the Transforming Chaplaincy project.
Boston University School of Theology announced this morning that Shelly Rambo, associate professor of theology and former acting dean, has received a $500,000 grant from the Henry R. Luce Foundation to support the project “Educating Effective Chaplains.” Wendy Cadge, Professor of Sociology and Co-Founder of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab, will serve as co-investigator on the Read more about CIL to participate in BUSTH project funded by HR Luce Foundation[…]
Wendy Cadge, co-founder of the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab, has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the project “Mapping Religious Transformation in Boston’s Hidden Sacred Spaces.” The project will build a mobile application and a website, as well as run feature radio pieces on WBUR, about the sacred spaces of Read more about Wendy Cadge awarded NEH grant[…]
From WRCB in Chattanooga: Chaplains provide comfort in a time of need. They are a sympathetic ear during some of the most difficult and stressful times in life. “I think that different people are trained for different specialties. I think there are people who are trained for infants and adults. I find that I’m trained Read more about Hospice chaplaincy for staff, patients, and families[…]
OFFICIAL TRAILER for CHAPLAINS from Journey Films on Vimeo. CHAPLAINS is a 2-hour documentary film that takes the viewer into the dynamic world of chaplains – men and women who represent their own particular faith tradition but are trained to be of comfort and support to everyone – religious or not. With a tradition dating back Read more about Chaplains (film)[…]