Roundup: The Occupy Movement, faith and social media, theological education, Brian Brown

Roundup: The Occupy Movement, faith and social media, theological education, Brian Brown

Former cabbie hailed as a Uniting force of the first rank

A job  leading Australia’s third-largest Christian denomination in its most populous state did not always seem the likeliest future for the Rev. Brian Brown.

WCC starts Global Theological Education Survey

After major studies on new developments in the rapidly changing landscape of world Christianity for Edinburgh 2010 study process, the World Council of Churches  starts a worldwide research project of Global Survey on Theological Education in world Christianity on October 8.

‘Occupy Wall Street’: Why It Chose Tumblr

Demonstrators converging on Wall Street to protest corporate greed are using Tumblr to get their message out.

Top 10 social networking sites

Nothing has changed the Web more than the rise of social networking sites. Before social networking, the World Wide Web was full of interesting information, but there was little opportunity to contribute or participate.

Twitter Reaches Out to Christian Leaders

The company wants to verify prominent pastors as the religious leaders navigate social media challenges.

Praying for Peace and Looking for Jesus at #OccupyWallStreet

Jim Wallis says problems in the US and around the globe are huge and the odds for overcoming them seem insurmountable.

The Occupy Movement and the American soul

In each of the world religions, advocating on behalf of those harmed by oppression, exploitation, illness, or other circumstances that leave ordinary people in the dust is a basic faith practice.

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