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Robert A. Hunt

Robert A. Hunt

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Struck by the contradiction in a hymn's lyrics, Dr. Robert A. Hunt looks at how faith and learning interact with one another. more

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UMC Core Values

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United Methodist discussions about human sexuality involve so many and varied appeals to authority and types or arguments that trying to delineate them might bring some clarity, if not unity, to the debate, writes Dr. Robert Hunt. more

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Galactic Sunrise

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Dr. Robert A. Hunt of Perkins School of Theology proposes to evaluate "Wonder, Love and Praise," the proposed document on the church's identity, by examining the process that brought it into being. more

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Stanislaus Kassongo

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In the last of three parts, Dr. Robert Hunt warns that, with rare exceptions, United Methodist leaders aren't getting the training in cross-cultural skills that will be essential to decision-making in a global denomination. more

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Retro tech

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So long as our decision-making processes are carried out under the illusion that our patterns of decision-making are somehow a-cultural and universal, we are really just a Western church with colonies worldwide, writes Dr. Robert Hunt. more

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Decision-making has far more to do with culture than it does with geography, and that affects the Church, writes Dr. Robert A. Hunt for UM & Global. more

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Blessing Circle

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The United Methodist Church needs to understand itself not as a national or international denomination, but as an inter-cultural mission in the biblical tradition, writes Dr. Robert A. Hunt. more

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Robert A. Hunt

Perkins School of Theology Photo

Struck by the contradiction in a hymn's lyrics, Dr. Robert A. Hunt looks at how faith and learning interact with one another. more

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UMC Core Values

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United Methodist discussions about human sexuality involve so many and varied appeals to authority and types or arguments that trying to delineate them might bring some clarity, if not unity, to the debate, writes Dr. Robert Hunt. more

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Galactic Sunrise

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Dr. Robert A. Hunt of Perkins School of Theology proposes to evaluate "Wonder, Love and Praise," the proposed document on the church's identity, by examining the process that brought it into being. more

Global Nature

Stanislaus Kassongo

UMNS Photo by Mike DuBose

In the last of three parts, Dr. Robert Hunt warns that, with rare exceptions, United Methodist leaders aren't getting the training in cross-cultural skills that will be essential to decision-making in a global denomination. more

Global Nature

Retro tech

Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS

So long as our decision-making processes are carried out under the illusion that our patterns of decision-making are somehow a-cultural and universal, we are really just a Western church with colonies worldwide, writes Dr. Robert Hunt. more

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Decision-making has far more to do with culture than it does with geography, and that affects the Church, writes Dr. Robert A. Hunt for UM & Global. more

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Interfaith Africans

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Dr. Robert Hunt of Perkins School of Theology finds that the Wesleyan understanding of God's grace can fuel greater understanding and tolerance among major religions. more

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Dr. Robert Hunt finds "Grace Upon Grace," the United Methodist theological statement on mission adopted in 1988, to be hampered by its "churchy" language and one-sided perspective. more

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Chicken Talking to Duck

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Unity among global Methodists will only become real as Wesleyans worldwide live into their discussions, learning from one another without pre-suppositions, writes Dr. Robert A. Hunt in the conclusion of his four-part series. more

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Chicken Talking to Duck

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Many outside the West read Wesley, as they do Luther and Calvin and Paul, as contemporaries rather than dismissing him as a man of his times, writes professor Robert A. Hunt. This bodes a challenge to global Methodist unity. more

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Chicken Talking to Duck

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Western Christians are obsessed with reason, but the rest of the world's believers responds to hidden spiritual realities, writes Dr. Robert A. Hunt in the second installment of a four-part series, "Chickens Talking to Ducks," from UM & Global. more

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Chicken Talking to Duck

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Becoming a truly global denomination is a more significant theological challenge than most United Methodists understand, writes Dr. Robert A. Hunt in this first installment of a four-part series, "Chickens Talking to Ducks," from UM & Global. more

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