National Research Conferences

2008 - Loyola Marymount University
Convivencia: Religious Identities in the New World
Directors: Dorian Llywelyn and Amir Hussain
March 27-29, 2008

2006 - Baylor University
The World and Christian Imagination
Director - Douglas V. Henry

2005 Calvin College
Globalization and Secularity: What Comes After Modernity?

Director: Dr. James K.A. Smith

2004 - Samford University
Christianity and Human Rights
CoDirectors - Frederick Shepherd, Associate Professor of Political Science and Christopher P. Metress, Associate Professor of English.

2003 - Seattle Pacific University
A Narratable World: The Theological Implications of Story
Director - Gregory Wolfe, Writer-in-Residence, editor of Image

2002 - Baylor University
Christianity and Economics

Director - James Henderson, Department of Economics

2001 - University of Notre Dame
Ecology, Theology and Judeo-Christian Environmental Ethics

Director - David M. Lodge, Department of Biological Sciences

Noteworthy News

Lilly Network Office Closed

The Lilly Network office will be closed from Thursday, December 21-Wednesday, January 3 for the holiday break. Wishing you a joyous Christmas!


November Lilly Network Update

The Current Lilly Network Update for November 2023 is now available. Click here.


Announcing the winner of the 2023 Lilly Network Book Award

The Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities is pleased to announce Willie James Jennings' After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging as its 2023 Book Award Winner. For more information and to see a complete list of finalists, click here.


Call for applications for the 2024-2026 Cohort of the Lilly Faculty Fellows Program

Applications for the 2024-2026 Cohort of the Lilly Faculty Fellows Program for mid-career faculty are due November 15. For more information and to apply, 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.


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.