The ABMC is a research center of Claremont Lincoln University that serves as an archive for accurate copies of original source materials of the Jewish and Christian Bibles. The mission of the ABMC is two-fold: preservation and research to foster greater accuracy in textual work on the Bible.
The Center for Engaged Compassion promotes genuine compassion in service of personal transformation, interpersonal flourishing, and social reconciliation. As a teaching center, it forms people in the contemplative practices, the conflict transformation processes, and the healing strategies that contribute to authentic restoration at both the personal and social levels; as a research center, it integrates the wisdom of the world’s compassion-based spiritual traditions with the most advanced contemporary understandings of the human arts and sciences; and as an activist center, it works with organizations, communities, governmental and religious leaders, and individuals in situations of conflict throughout the world.
The Center for Global Peacebuilding was founded in 2011 by Professor Najeeba Syeed-Miller, who also serves as its Director. The Center’s mission is to promote peacebuilding practices and research with a global perspective. Its scope ranges from local and national to international activities that use multifaceted approaches, including social media, conferences, fellowships, workshops, and interventions. The Center works with a variety of communities, individuals, groups, and governmental, academic, secular, and religious organizations and leaders. The central working principle of the Center is that those closest to the conflict are the experts, and it partners with on-the-ground actors to build the capacity for peace.
The Center for Jain Studies (CJS) at Claremont Lincoln University seeks to further the work of Jain wisdom (dharma) by facilitating and promoting open discourse, innovative scholarship, creative expression, and the practical application of Jain teachings in today’s world. The Center focuses in particular on three central Jain teachings—ahimsa (non-violence or compassion), annekantavada (non-absolutism, or the multiplicity of viewpoints), and aparigraha (non-attachment or non-possession)—and their application to contemporary thought and activity.
The Center for Process Studies is a faculty center of Claremont Lincoln University, and affiliated with Claremont Graduate University. The center seeks to promote the common good by means of the relational approach found in process thought.
The Center for Sexuality, Gender and Religion at Claremont Lincoln University. The goal of the Center is to foster intellectual inquiry and open dialogue within Christianity and other interested religious communities on the complex issue of human sexuality.
The Center for Sustainability and Spirituality at Claremont Lincoln University is dedicated to exploring the rich and vital overlaps between religious commitments and environmental activism. It researches the whole range of sustainable practices -- ecological, social, and environmental -- and advocates for the necessary changes in human thought and practice.
The Claremont Initiative for Engaged Ethics is an effort to engage students, staff and faculty of the Claremont Lincoln Consortium in ethical social involvement for the betterment of our communities.
Launched in 2012 by the Office of the President, the Initiative helps coordinate and plan opportunities for members of the Consortium to be more involved in community service, advocacy and transformation. The Initiative also identifies and recognizes the good works being done by members of the community on its Facebook page.
The Clinebell Institute provides high quality, low cost professional pastoral care, counseling, and psychotherapy to persons in the greater Pomona Valley area. The Institute educates clergy and other professionals to integrate spirituality and psychotherapy. The Institute also provides educational and enrichment programs to the general public. The Institute is a marriage education center which regularly offers relationship education for singles, couples, and families.
Also known as the China Project at CPS, the Institute for Postmodern Development of China creates and promotes new modes of development in China and the West. Using ideas that integrate classical Chinese philosophy with constructive forms of Western thought, the Institute addresses practical problems associated with economic growth, social change, globalization. It also promotes socially responsible business practices. The ideas and principles derived from this interactive process not only assist China in its development process but also offer Western scholars new approaches to old policy enigmas.
Process and Faith is a program of the Center for Process Studies, an affiliated program of Claremont Lincoln University. It is an organization dedicated to the adventure of bringing process-relational thought to people of faith. Process and Faith seeks practical applications of process thought to all aspects of faith life.
Rockhill Farm empowers former felons, gang members, and recovering addicts to become positive contributors to society through a residential reentry program of vocational, educational, and spiritual training on a sustainable-living organic farm in Bakersfield. Rockhill Institute at the Farm offers a 156-hour Certificate of Ministry and Leadership program, and is administered by Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Lincoln University. The program is meant primarily to serve the men of Rockhill Farm, but it is open to all adults who share in the Farm’s mission. Its curriculum focuses on basic biblical and theological education, as well as pragmatic interreligious and political organizing education, including the skills to transform underprivileged communities.
The Whitehead Research Project is dedicated to the research of, and scholarship on, the texts, philosophy and life of Alfred North Whitehead. It explores and analyzes the relevance of Whitehead's thought in dialogue with contemporary philosophies in order to unfold his philosophy of organism and its consequences for our time and in relation to emerging philosophical thought.