Tag Archives: New Members

Welcome New Members to ATLA

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in recent months. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member, Carolina College of Biblical Studies, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Carolina College of Biblical Studies (CCBS) was originally named the Cape Fear School of Theology and established in 1973. CCBS is interdenominational and offers undergraduate degrees in advanced theological studies, apologetics, biblical studies, leadership in ministry, and biblical counseling. The Mark and Marilyn Boyd Library supports the students and faculty of CCBS as well as pastors in the local area.

Welcome New Members: Agnes Scott College, Bloomfield College, Georgia State University, and Luther Rice College & Seminary

Agnes Scott College's McCain Library

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in recent months. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia

Agnes Scott College, founded in 1889, is an independent liberal arts college for women affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The college was named in honor of Agnes Irvine Scott, a Scots-Irish immigrant to the United States. Her son George Washington Scott was the college’s primary benefactor and the Rev. Frank Henry Gaines, minister of Decatur Presbyterian Church, was the founding president. In 1906, Agnes Scott College was the first institution of higher education in Georgia to receive regional accreditation.

Welcome New Members: Continental Theological Seminary, IBTS Centre, Judson Bible College, and Southern Reformed College & Seminary

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined this spring. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Continental Theological Seminary, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium

Established in 1959, Continental Theological Seminary (CTS) prepares students for ministry in the Pentecostal tradition. In addition to diploma pathways, CTS offers a Master of Theology in Evangelical and Pentecostal Studies. CTS is situated in a historic chateau (Rattendaal Castle) which dates back to 1174. In World War II, German occupation forces inhabited the chateau, and it later became a school for young Jewish men after the liberation of Belgium.

The V. G. Greisen Memorial Library serves as a resource for CTS students and holds more than 45,000 volumes in English, Dutch, French, and German in its collections. The CTS student population hails from over thirty nations, and this diversity is reflected in the languages of the library collections and periodicals.

Welcome New Members: Allen University, Gevorgian Theological Seminary, and Rabagirana Bible College

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined this winter. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Allen University, Columbia, South Carolina

Founded in 1870, Allen University grew out of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s desire to educate newly freed slaves and to ensure a well-trained clergy. The University is the only institution of higher learning named for the Right Reverend Richard Allen, the first consecrated Bishop and acknowledged founder of the AME Church.

New ATLA Institutional Members: Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary and Canadian Mennonite University

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in November. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) was founded in 2000 as the result of the amalgamation of three colleges: Mennonite Brethren Bible College, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, and Menno Simmons College. In addition to several undergraduate degree programs, CMU offers MA degrees in Theology, Christian Ministry, and Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development.

Welcome New Institutional Members: St. John’s Seminary and Marist College

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in late September and early October. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

St. John’s Seminary, Camarillo, California

Named in honor of St. John the Evangelist, St. John’s Seminary opened its doors in 1939 to educate men for the priesthood. The Seminary’s classes focus on theology, scriptural studies, spirituality, and liturgy. The Seminary is within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the campus has several orange and lemon groves.

Welcome New Members: George Fox University, Simpson College, and University of Divinity

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in late August and early September. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Welcome New Members: Coe College and St. Mary’s Seminary and University

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in late May and early June 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Coe College was founded in 1851 by the name of the School for Prophets. During a fundraising campaign, a Catskills farmer named Daniel Coe pledged $1,500 with the stipulation that the frontier town college be “made available for the education of females as well as males.” Since Coe’s early coeducational beginnings, the college has grown in size and reputation.

Welcome New Members: Colby College and Orbis Books

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Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in March and early April 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Welcome New Members: Faulkner University, St. Jerome’s University, and Wilson University

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in February 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Faulkner University, Montgomery, Alabama

In 1942, Montgomery Bible College, today known as Faulkner University, was established to provide preacher training and education in the Christian tradition. The Kearley Graduate School of Theology within Faulkner University offers master’s and doctoral degree programs in Biblical Studies, both of which may be completed fully online. Faulkner also hosts the F. Furman Kearley Conference for Biblical Scholarship to promote scholarly research in biblical studies among scholars within the Church of Christ.