Faith & Religion
Covenant Theological Seminary

David Clyde Jones remembered as PCA’s ‘chief ethicist’

Obituary | Former students at Covenant Theological Seminary recall professor’s profound effect on generations of pastors
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 3/08/17, 12:44 pm

Author and seminary professor David Clyde Jones, who trained generations of pastors at Covenant Theological Seminary, where he taught for 40 years, died Sunday after a bout with thyroid cancer. He was 79.

His students remember him for the indelible mark he left on their consciences and credit him for the Bible-centered approach to ethical questions found today in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

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Capitol Hill spiritual leader Doug Coe dies at 88

Obituary | The reclusive leader of the Fellowship spent nearly 60 years in ministry in the nation’s capital
by Evan Wilt
Posted 2/22/17, 03:05 pm

WASHINGTON—Doug Coe, the reclusive longtime spiritual mentor to members of Congress and world leaders, died at his Annapolis, Md., home Tuesday after suffering a heart attack and stroke, according to a spokesman for the family. He was 88.

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Faiths and freedoms

Religious Liberty | Should Baptists defend the right of Muslims to build mosques?
by James Bruce
Posted 2/10/17, 09:00 am

Local officials in Bernards Township, N.J., did not have a happy new year. They had told planners of a proposed mosque that it would need more parking spaces than a church needed, but on New Year’s Eve a federal judge called their decision illegal discrimination on the basis of religion under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.

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