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Invitation to Thrive: Transformation Through Transcendence

Pamela Ebstyne King Identity, Spirituality and Religion 2 Comments

  In the previous excerpt from her installation address, entitled “Transformation Towards Telos,” Rev. Dr. Pam King explained how she understands this goal for human development in 3 ways: Continuing her discussion of thriving as happening through relationships, Dr. King went on to elaborate: My research has demonstrated that not all relationships or not all interactions are the same. Interactions …

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Spirituality Can Offer Youth More Than Education or Recreation Can Offer

Susan Wood Spirituality and Religion 2 Comments

Are you saying a synagogue or church can nurture thriving young people better than a great scouts program or a Boys and Girls Club with engaged, caring leaders? Do you think greater resources for character development can come from a healthy mosque or temple community than from a Little League team or a classroom whose coach or teacher connects with …

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Invitation to Thrive: Transformation Towards Telos

Pamela Ebstyne King Identity, Spirituality and Religion 2 Comments

The installation address “An Invitation to Thrive” Her address went on to flesh out this invitation to thrive by explaining how she understands this goal for humankind—this “Transformation Towards Telos”—in 3 ways: First, as Christians we affirm that we are made in the image of God. And the Bible tells us that Christ is the perfect image of God. Becoming …

PRESS RELEASE: Templeton Foundation Awards 3-Year Research Grant to Fuller Seminary

Madeleine Kang News, Virtue Development 0 Comments

TEMPLETON FOUNDATION AWARDS 3-YEAR RESEARCH GRANT TO FULLER SEMINARY. Fuller’s Thrive Center for Human Development to study character and virtue development in adolescent athletes. Fuller Theological Seminary’s Thrive Center for Human Development has received a three-year, $780,159 research grant from the Templeton Foundation to examine the best ways to develop character strengths and virtues in adolescents. The study—the first of …