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Benjamin L. Hartley

Dr. Benjamin L. Hartley thinks it's a mistake for the UMC's Faith and Order Committee to base its new document, "Wonder, Love and Praise," about the nature of the Church, on a theological statement from the World Council of Churches. more

Global Nature

World Map

UMCom map by Cindy Caldwell

Ben Hartley of UM & Global finds that the quest for Christian unity takes on a very different cast when viewed from perspectives other than American. more

Global Nature

As the nation looks toward reducing its incarceration rate – the largest in the world – Dr. Benjamin L. Hartley examines The United Methodist Church's history with those imprisoned. more

Advocating Justice

The journals of a 19th century Methodist missionary in Oregon give Benjamin Hartley hope that The United Methodist Church can be as open and welcoming as the missionary was. more

Perspectives

Dr. Benjamin L. Hartley thinks it's a mistake for the UMC's Faith and Order Committee to base its new document, "Wonder, Love and Praise," about the nature of the Church, on a theological statement from the World Council of Churches. more

Global Nature

World Map

UMCom map by Cindy Caldwell

Ben Hartley of UM & Global finds that the quest for Christian unity takes on a very different cast when viewed from perspectives other than American. more

Global Nature

Great Commission

Image Courtesy Overseas Ministries Study Center

Using artwork by Christian artists from outside the West has helped Dr. Benjamin Hartley replace negative “images of mission” in his students’ minds to encourage them to craft positive theologies of mission. more

Global Nature

As the nation looks toward reducing its incarceration rate – the largest in the world – Dr. Benjamin L. Hartley examines The United Methodist Church's history with those imprisoned. more

Advocating Justice