Topic and Dates Announced for 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture
The Institute for Faith and Learning is pleased to announce the topic and dates for the next Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture. "Faith and Film" will be held on the campus of Baylor University October 23-25, 2014.
Author Francis Spufford to Speak about Book "Unapologetic"
Author Francis Spufford will be speaking about his book Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense (HarperOne, 2013) on Wednesday, November 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Alexander Reading Room. Free pizza will be served at the event.
Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture Will Explore Søren Kierkegaard's Importance for Our Time
WACO, Texas (Oct. 28, 2013) -- "Kierkegaard: A Christian Thinker for Our Time?" will be the theme of the 2013 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, hosted by Baylor's Institute for Faith and Learning, on Thursday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 2.
Jason & Maggie Whitt on Disability
Jason Whitt, Associate Director of the Institute for Faith and Learning, and his wife Maggie spoke at Baylor's Chapel service on October 14, 2013. They shared the story of their daughter, Camille, and how her life has challenged their thinking about disability, what it means to be human, and our relationship with God.
Latest Issue of Christian Reflection, Acedia, Now Available Online
The Institute for Faith and Learning is pleased to announce that Acedia, the latest issue of Christian Reflection, is now available online. Formerly published through Baylor's Center for Christian Ethics, this issue is the first to be released by the Institute following the merger of these two departments.
Baylor Honors College Welcomes Robert N. McClelland, M.D., for Lecture on 'Parkland Hospital, November 1963'
WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2013) - The Baylor Honors College has invited Robert M. McClelland, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, to speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Barfield Drawing Room.
Conyers Leader Gravagne & Crane Leader Buras Featured in Story on Faculty in Residence at Baylor
The Waco Tribune-Herald has a cover story today about the families of faculty in residence at Baylor that features Ian Gravagne (leader in the Institute's Conyers Scholars Program for graduate students) and Todd Buras (leader in the Crane Scholars Program for undergraduates).
Two Baylor Entities Merge to Encourage Deeper Moral and Theological Reflection
WACO, Texas (Sept. 4, 2013) -- Baylor University Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D., has announced that the Center for Christian Ethics, located at Baylor since 2000 to engage Christians in reflection about significant ethical issues, has merged with the Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL), effective at the beginning of the 2013-14 academic year. The Center's director, Robert Kruschwitz, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, has joined IFL as a senior scholar.