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Call for Proposals
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The deadline for proposals for Samford University's upcoming Regional Conference is May 16, 2014. Learn more here. 

Announcing the 2013 LFP Book Award Winner
Monday, November 04, 2013

The winner of the 2013 LFP Book Award is Mark Noll and Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind.  See more here.

 

2013 National Conference
Thursday, March 07, 2013

Check out some highlights from the annual National Conference at the University of Scranton, October 18-20, 2013.  

 

2013 Workshop for Senior Administrators
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Check out the highlights of the annual Workshop for Senior Administrators, including videos of the two speakers here.

 

November LFP Update
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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Announcing New Blog
Thursday, November 01, 2012

The LFP is now sponsoring a new blog, Exiles from Eden.  Go check it out!

 

National Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities
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2013 LFP Book Award Winner

The biennial Lilly Fellows Program Book Award honors an original and imaginative work from any academic discipline that best exemplifies the central ideas and principles animating the Lilly Fellows Program.  These include faith and learning in the Christian intellectual tradition, the vocation of teaching and scholarship, and the history, theory or practice of the university as the site of religious inquiry and culture.

A Prize of $3000 was awarded at the Lilly Fellows Program National Conference at the University of Scranton, October 18-20, 2013.


To download a copy of the 2013 LFP Book Award Winner announcement, click here.   


For past winners, click here.

The 2013 Winner


   
Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind

By Mark A. Noll
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2011
ISBN-13:  9780802866370

In Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind, Mark A. Noll draws on the resources of Christian thought not only to defend but to promote the pursuit of truth and beauty in the liberal arts. Building on and extending his arguments in The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, Noll demonstrates that thoughtful understandings of Christology and the Atonement not only justify passionate and precise academic work but offer specific guidance in the way scholars and teachers approach their subjects. Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind—a book for scholarly and general audiences—is required reading for people of faith who are interested in the purposes of education and the vocation of the teacher/scholar.

Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind
By Mark A. Noll
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2011
ISBN-13: 9780802866370
In Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind, Mark A. Noll draws on the resources of Christian thought
not only to defend but to promote the pursuit of truth and beauty in the liberal arts. Building on
and extending his arguments in The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, Noll demonstrates that
thoughtful understandings of Christology and the Atonement not only justify passionate and precise
academic work but offer specific guidance in the way scholars and teachers approach their subjects.
Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind—a book for scholarly and general audiences—is required
reading for people of faith who are interested in the purposes of education and the vocation of the
teacher/scholar.


The Finalists


 
The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society

By Brad S. Gregory
Harvard University Press, 2012
ISBN-13:  9780674045637
 
 

No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

By Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen
Oxford University Press, 2012
ISBN-13:  9780199844739


 
Joining the Mission: A Guide for (Mainly) New College Faculty

By Susan VanZanten
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2011
ISBN-13:  9780802862631
 
 


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