News and Updates: November 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012

Dr. Bingaman presents on "The Promise of Neuroplasticity" at Princeton Theological Seminary

Dr. Kirk Bingaman presented a paper, "The Promise of Neuroplasticity for Pastoral Care and Counseling," at the 2012 conference of New Directions in Pastoral Theology held at Princeton Theological Seminary. The paper will form a chapter of a future book focusing on recent neuroscientific studies and findings and the implications for the practice of pastoral and spiritual care.

Tom Beaudoin convenes Rock and Theology Project at AAR

Last weekend, GSRRE's Prof. Tom Beaudoin convened a meeting of the Rock and Theology Project at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Chicago, Illinois. The project is sponsored by Catholic publisher Liturgical Press. Some 20 religion scholars, many of whom are also practicing musicians, are involved. Rock and Theology produces the Rock and Theology blog ( and will see its first publication, titled Secular Rock and Sacred Theology, edited by Prof. Beaudoin, in spring 2013.