Room 115 in Stearns Hall on the campus of Dallas Theological Seminary could be a classroom at any American college. The long, pale blue countertops dotted with laptop-friendly outlets are arranged in tiers rising away from the lectern at the front of the room. Most of the 70 padded seats are filled with students, somewhat dressier than a normal college class but otherwise unremarkable. Only the light fixtures on the walls, whose clean metal pieces form stylized crosses, hint at the fact that this lecture hall is part of one of the most conservative institutions of... More >>>