IFL Senior Scholar to Deliver T. B. Maston Lecture
IFL senior scholar and professor of philosophy Robert Kruschwitz will deliver the 2015 T. B. Maston Lectureship in Christian Ethics on Tuesday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m. in the Paul Powell Chapel at George W. Truett Theological Seminary. The lecture is entitled "(Some of) Our Problems with Perfection."
IFL Director Delivers Faith and Learning Lecture at BYU
IFL director Darin Davis delivered a Wheatley Forum in Faith and Intellect at Brigham Young University. Hosted by the Wheatley Institution at BYU, the presentation was titled "Faith, Learning, and Educating for Wisdom."
IFL Hosts Annual Medical Ethics Seminar
“Baylor is honored to provide opportunities for medical practitioners to reflect upon the ways that Christian faith might shape the care they give to patients,” said Darin Davis, Ph.D., director of IFL and assistant professor of Christian philosophy and ethics at Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. “Dr. Curlin’s presentation promises to help us all imagine the aims and limits of medical care and how, in the light of those limits, we might better understand the nature of suffering.”
Former Crane Scholar Receives Fulbright Scholarship
"I warmly think of Dr. Darin Davis, Dr. Jason Whitt and all other professors who share leadership over the Crane Scholars Program, a program that bound me to good friends and set forth a good example of how to pursue knowledge within community."
Conference Schedule Announced
The 2015 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture conference schedule has been announced. To see the schedule and learn more about the conference, please visit the conference webpage by clicking the link below.
2015 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture: The Spirit of Sports
The Institute for Faith and Learning is pleased to announce the theme for the 2015 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture: "The Spirit of Sports." The conference will be held Thursday, November 5 through Saturday, November 7. For more information on the conference, including the call for proposals, please follow the link to read more.
Crane Scholars Alum Wins National Legal Writing Award
William Carey Crane Scholars Program alum Katie Jo Baumgardner Luningham has been named the Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award Winner, one of the most prestigious national awards for student legal writing. Currently in her third year of law school at the University of Notre Dame, Katie Jo is a 2011 graduate of Baylor University.
Junior Crane Scholar Earns Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team Honors
Junior Crane Scholar Robin Landrith was named 2015 softball first team Academic All Big 12. Additionally, the Bears' catcher earned Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team honors, making her eligible to be voted a 2015 Academic All-American.
Coming in 2015: International Journal of Christianity and Education
A new journal, the International Journal of Christianity and Education, will debut in 2015. It "aims to be the first point of reference for academic discussions of the relationship between Christianity and educational theory and practice in formal and informal settings." This publication merges two existing journals, the Journal of Christian Education and the Journal of Education and Christian Belief.