Current Fellows

2017-2019

Ashleigh Elser - Religious Studies

BA Prairie College
MA Yale Divinity School
PhD University of Virginia

Dissertation: Beyond Unity: Reading Hermeneutic Frictions in Biblical Literature



Daniel Silliman - American Studies

BA Hillsdale College
MA University of Tübingen
PhD University of Heidelberg

Dissertation: Fictions of Belief: Reading Evangelical Novels in a Secular Age



2018-2020

Jason Gehrke- Religious Studies

BA Hillsdale College
MA Concordia Theological Seminary
PhD Marquette University

Dissertation: "Christus Exemplar: The Politics of Virtue in Lactantius



Christine Hedlin - English

BA Augustana College
PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dissertation: Novel Faiths: Nonsecular Fiction in the Late Nineteenth-Century U.S.



Cassandra Painter - History

BA College of Idaho
MA University of Rochester
PhD Vanderbilt University

Dissertation: The Life and Afterlife of Anna Katharina Emmerick: Reimagining Catholicism in Modern Germany



Noteworthy News

May LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for May 2019 is now available. Click here.


Registration for the 2019 National Conference now open!

Click here to see more information and register for the 29th annual National Conference at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, October 18-20, 2019.


2019 Administrators Workshop registration is now open!

Click here for more information and to register for the 20th Annual Administrators Workshop October 17-18, 2019 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.


Announcing the Winner of the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Performing Arts

The Winner of the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Performing Arts is Blis Devault, Xavier University (Cincinnati), for A Slice of Pie: A Love Story. For more information and a list of finalists, click here.


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.


Follow the Exiles from Eden Blog!

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