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High Point University in North Carolina offers scholarships to students majoring in religion or theology who intend to pursue roles as professional ministers. What might theologies from Orthodox and Protestant scholars offer us? In addition, since part of the workload will be coordinating with the Dean of the School of Theology and Formation, and the various student services offices in Kentucky, skills in organizational administration will be deemed a valuable asset.

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