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Emory College was founded by Methodists, and the university maintains a formal affiliation with the United Methodist Church. The Candler School of Theology is one of 13 United Methodist seminaries.

The Emory Center for Ethics develops academic and public programs to explore how ethical issues underlie decisions that shape our society.

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Nichole Phillips: Sharing discoveries in religion and ritual

April 16, 2014

Eco-friendly funerals and death In America today

April 10, 2014

Summer workshop looks at the science of religion

April 3, 2014

Candler Centennial Conference to focus on future of theology

April 3, 2014

'On the Border' class takes students to center of immigration debate

March 28, 2014

Emory professor examines life as an American Muslim

March 26, 2014

Emory-Tibet Science Initiative receives $1 million grant from Dalai Lama Trust

March 25, 2014

Renowned Christian scholars to speak at Emory Law

March 18, 2014

Author of acclaimed play 'Wit' to speak

March 13, 2014

Emory expert looks at the relationship between food and faith

March 11, 2014

Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

March 9, 2014

Legacy of Bible's King David revisited in new e-book

Feb. 27, 2014

Chronicling the life of King David

Feb. 27, 2014

'It's Not So Spontaneous;' Elevation Church Admits 'Spontaneous' Baptisms Are Well Organized Events But Results Are Genuine

Feb. 24, 2014

Emory names Franklin to lead Laney Legacy in Moral Leadership

Feb. 19, 2014

Law and religion conference set

Feb. 18, 2014

Author to discuss religion in African American theater

Feb. 18, 2014

Former U.S. ambassador to Vatican to speak

Feb. 18, 2014

Understanding Why Americans Seem More Religious Than Other Western Powers

Feb. 15, 2014

Religion in African American theater topic of author's talk

Feb. 14, 2014

Belgium may let suffering children choose to die. Would you?

Feb. 13, 2014

Emory to host major international bioethics summit

Feb. 11, 2014

'Sacred Matters' designed with 'nones' in mind

Feb. 10, 2014

George Grant to lead Emory's Center for Pastoral Services

Jan. 31, 2014

Real 'Good Food': Ayres explores link between food, faith

Jan. 22, 2014

LaFayette memoir offers first person look into civil rights movement

Jan. 6, 2014

13 top stories for 2013

Dec. 28, 2013

Grant to fund ethics, religion, environment program

Dec. 11, 2013

Civil rights leader LaFayette to discuss new memoir

Nov. 26, 2013

Dean search seeks community input on religious and spiritual life

Nov. 13, 2013

Special adviser on diversity appointed

Nov. 12, 2013

An animated discussion of the living dead

Oct. 31, 2013

PhD students encounter new Program for Scholarly Integrity

Oct. 28, 2013

Reformation Day highlights past and present contributions of women

Oct. 21, 2013

Dalai Lama's professorship resonates with Emory students

Oct. 15, 2013

Advocate, author Becca Stevens to speak on 'Living Out Love'

Oct. 14, 2013

State Department's faith-based advisor to speak Feb. 7

Jan. 31, 2013

American Muslims need to tell their stories, says An-Na'im

Jan. 22, 2013

The pastor and the inauguration: Inaugurals project national unity

Jan. 21, 2013

Helping researchers avoid conflict of interest

Jan. 9, 2013

Patterson leads students on a trek toward resilience

Jan. 8, 2013

Would Thomas Merton use an iPad? Contemplation, technology and discernment

Jan. 3, 2013

Researcher finds slaves quarried sandstone used to build Smithsonian Castle

Dec. 13, 2012

Got happiness? What the Bible says about the good life

Dec. 13, 2012

Commemoration of war dead tells us who we are, says Wright

Dec. 10, 2012

Got the digital holiday blues? Try 'Returning to Reality'

Dec. 10, 2012

Emory professor challenges assumptions about theology

Dec. 3, 2012

Law and religion center names alumnus associate director

Nov. 30, 2012

E-book readers take multimedia journey through American civil religion

Nov. 27, 2012

Christian activist Shane Claiborne's Emory lectures on iTunes U

Nov. 19, 2012

First Director of Pastoral Services Named at Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Nov. 19, 2012

Sustaining the work of social causes

Nov. 7, 2012

Ethicists to wrestle with zombies on Halloween

Oct. 30, 2012

Rare editions of Martin Luther's writings on display at Pitts Theology Library

Oct. 15, 2012

Flannery O'Connor, Freud to be discussed at Emory

Oct. 15, 2012

Show, don't tell: Shane Claiborne brings call to action to campus

Oct. 11, 2012

Top Christian scholars to be featured in new lecture series

Sep. 5, 2012

Candler professor newly leads Graduate Division of Religion

Aug. 20, 2012

What refugees need (it's not another t-shirt)

Aug. 16, 2012

Polygamy law is focus of Emory professor's Library of Congress appointment

Aug. 1, 2012

How an institution recovers from public scandal

July 31, 2012

How organizations can recover institutional ethics, integrity

July 31, 2012

Chick Fil-A controversy plays out on social media

July 25, 2012

Sawyer Seminar takes shape with Mellon Foundation funding

July 25, 2012

Divinity students teach reading for real change

July 23, 2012

Finding feminine connections to God in history, psychology, poetry

July 11, 2012

Candler Advantage provides sneak peek of pastor's life

July 9, 2012

Jed Brody: Searching for novel ways to save nature

July 6, 2012

New peacebuilding program offered by Emory's Candler, General Theological

June 27, 2012

Grant review opens up Texas-sized rift

June 13, 2012

Fetal DNA blueprint controversy

June 7, 2012

A scholarly organization for those who study the Koran

May 30, 2012

Emory to host conference on ethics of the drug shortage

May 21, 2012

Fired Ohio teacher: Catholic schools discriminated

April 30, 2012

What does it take to boost a company's green cred?

April 27, 2012

Belief blog: Study: Analytic thinking can decrease religious belief

April 27, 2012

Paul Root Wolpe and Edward Queen interviewed on 11Alive

April 9, 2012

Lenten reflections on being Christian

April 5, 2012

Push for the right to die grows in the Netherlands

April 2, 2012

Religious life activities for Holy Week, Passover

April 2, 2012

Emory Tibetan Studies Program celebrates 12 years

Mar. 29, 2012

'Cartooning for Peace and Health' returns

Mar. 28, 2012

Catholic scholar Radcliffe to speak at Emory

Mar. 22, 2012

Muslim, Jewish student groups collaborate on interfaith art gala

Mar. 21, 2012

Radcliffe to speak on search for wisdom

Mar. 21, 2012

Activists ground flying monkeys

Mar. 20, 2012

Online grieving a keyboard away

Mar. 19, 2012

New endowment honors alumna

Mar. 16, 2012

Law professor to discuss same-sex marriage and religious freedom

Mar. 5, 2012

Wolpe appointed to Committee on Responsible Science

Mar. 5, 2012

Muslims launch campaign to 'understand' Shariah

Mar. 2, 2012

New endowment supports Jewish Studies research

Feb. 27, 2012

'Singing Church' conference to explore congregational song

Feb. 27, 2012

Early prenatal test raises ethical questions

Feb. 22, 2012

Winship Cancer Institute ethicist named chair of Atlanta Board of Education ethics panel

Feb. 21, 2012

Mourning Whitney: Social media magnify the grief process

Feb. 19, 2012

Variety of scholars, topics in theology lecture series

Feb. 17, 2012

Running on faith: When personal beliefs become political touchstones

Feb. 14, 2012

Mary Loftus: Advocates of sharia can learn from Catholics and Jews

Feb. 6, 2012

Divine debate: 'Stuffy academics' versus 'holy rollers'

Feb. 6, 2012

Documentary on Emory debuts at Founders Week

Feb. 6, 2012

"Arab Spring" focus of next CNN Dialogue

Jan. 31, 2012

Mandala series embraces interdisciplinary arts

Jan. 27, 2012

Carol Newsom addressed Candler School of Theology students

Jan. 25, 2012

Law and Religion series examines oppression

Jan. 19, 2012

Mindfulness training helps patients cope

Dec. 19, 2011

Emory ethicist nominated for World Technology Award

Oct. 19, 2011

The Ottoman Empire's secular history undermines Sharia claims

Oct. 7, 2011

James Weldon Johnson Institute partners to launch CNN Dialogues

July 28, 2011

Lipstadt appointed to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council

June 9, 2011

Demjanjuk in Munich

May 16, 2011

'Eichmann Trial' recalls Holocaust victims' worldwide testimony

Mar. 21, 2011