Announcing the 2021 LFP Book Award

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.

Single authored books or edited collections in any discipline, published in 2017 to 2020, are eligible.

Works considered for this year's award address the historical or contemporary relation of Christian intellectual life and scholarship to the practice of teaching as a Christian vocation or to the past, present, and future of higher education. Authors and editors may not nominate their own works.

A Prize of $3000 will be awarded at the Lilly Fellows Program National Conference at Boston College, October 8-11, 2021.

The committee will receive nominations of academic faculty, clergy, and others.  Authors or editors cannot nominate their own works.

The nomination deadline was March 1, 2021. We look forward to announcing the 2021 LFP Book Award winner at the in October 2021.

 


For further information, please contact the Lilly Fellows Program.


For past winners, 
click here.

Noteworthy News

May LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for May 2021 is now available. Click here.


2021 Workshop for Senior Administrators

Registration will open on May 4 for the 21st Annual Workshop for Senior Administrators at Boston College Oct 7-8, 2021. Click here for more information.


2021 National Conference

Registration is opening on May 4 for the 31st annual LFP National Conference, "Science, Faith, and the Common Good," held at Boston College on October 8-10, 2021. Click here for more information.


Hope College Big Read

Save the Date: Hope College is hosting a Network Exchange March 6-8, 2022 to showcase their annual month-long community-wide reading program. Click here for more information.


Announcing the winner of the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize

We are pleased to announce that Stephen Heyde of Baylor University has won the 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Performing Arts for Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 2. For more information and to hear the piece performed, please see our official announcement.


New edition of Leading Lives that Matter released

In their second edition of Leading Lives That Matter, editors Mark Schwehn and Dorothy Bass compile a wide range of texts—from ancient and contemporary literature, social commentary, and philosophy—related to questions of vital interest for those who are trying to decide what to do with their lives and what kind of human beings they hope to become. Leading Lives that Matter has been an important text in many of our fellowship and grant programs, and it contains excellent resources. Click here for more information and an excerpt.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.