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    President’s Travelogue: Hatherleigh, Devonshire, England

    Jay Smith, YTI President and Bridger Professor of Theology & Ethics

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    I attended an Ash Wednesday service in one of the smallest villages in Devonshire, England tonight, Hatherleigh. The church, St. John the Baptist Church, is an Anglican church whose building has existed for over 600 years. MORE…

    Street view in Edinburgh

    President’s Travelogue: Edinburgh

    Jay Smith, YTI President and Bridger Professor of Theology & Ethics

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    Cultural Stew The first day of my trip to Scotland and England was unremarkable in many ways – four different airports, not much sleep, airplane food, and followed by an early, rainy arrival in Edinburgh. But it was also remarkable in a few ways. I had an encounter with a young business woman from Edinburgh, … MORE

    A Little Knowledge Can Be a Dangerous Thing…

    Bill Fowler, YTI Church Relations and Professor of New Testament and Practical Theology

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    Especially If It Is Biblical Knowledge We have all seen it; equip a beginner with some knowledge that he or she has never before possessed and you unintentionally create a monster. Okay, not a monster, but someone who suddenly assumes “expert” status and begins to dictate to anyone who will listen, how to…whatever. And if … MORE

    Piles of old snow melting in Bozeman

    Old Snow

    Jay Smith, YTI President and Bridger Professor of Theology & Ethics

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    Driving to a meeting in Bozeman yesterday, I suddenly noticed something I had not given much thought: old snow.You know, when the late winter temperature gets high enough that the snow begins melting rapidly and, when mixed with the travel debris on the road, the remaining snow takes on a dirty, ragged character. Snow that … MORE

    Jingle Bells

    Jingle Bells

    Jay Smith, YTI President and Bridger Professor of Theology & Ethics

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    The season is upon us. At least it is here in Montana. Single digit temperatures, accompanied by copious amounts of snow, twinkling lights and carols – those old, familiar songs of the season – are to be found at almost every turn. Although I am a musician and I love the carols, one of the … MORE

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