California passed a mandate banning in-person religious services last year, and now that in-person services are legal, churches are in varying states of re-opening. After almost a year of virtual services and gatherings, many church leaders and congregation members are anxious to return to in-person worship.
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Although women have served the church in many capacities throughout history, women acting as public leaders within the church continues to be controversial, and some women still feel the psychological effects.
The Church of Christ is a historical influence on Pepperdine culture. The core values of the CoC remain present on campus, but there are also things that have changed.
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Photo courtesy of Pepperdine University Founder and first president of the Associated Women for Pepperdine (AWP) and former first lady of Pepperdine University Helen M. Young passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, at 99 years old. Young was born Helen Elizabeth Mattox on Aug. 31, 1918 and grew up in Oklahoma City before traveling to the […]
Photo Courtesy of Pepperdine University Pepperdine mourns the loss of Professor Timothy Pownall, assistant director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and director of the Straus/Seaver Conflict Management Program. Pownall, 68, passed away at his home on Oct. 9. His family has not publicly released Pownall’s cause of death. In an email sent to […]
Graphic by Nate Barton Six members of the Pepperdine community signed a controversial letter addressing race-relation issues within the church published in The Christian Chronicle. The letter, published Aug. 30, asks for increased dialogue among ethnic minorities, specifically African-Americans, and the rest of the church population on the wrongs of the past Civil Rights movement […]
Photo by Cecily Breeding Dear Reader, Faith is all around us. It affects Netflix binges, global geopolitics, meme culture and, of course, education. Pepperdine stakes its identity in the idea that education isolated from faith is incomplete. Now, scholars and critics increasingly realize that the sequestration of values from education makes for a fragmented worldview. […]
Photo by Katrina Warme I was sound asleep when I was abruptly awakened by the pleasant voice of the flight attendant announcing our descent. I pushed the window cover up, and I saw the promised land for the first time with my own eyes. This was the land I was told flowed with milk and […]