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10/27 - 10/29 2016 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture
10/25 - 10/28 2017 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture
2016 Bailey Family Lecture Video Now Available
We are proud to make a video of the recent Bailey Family Lecture available to you!

The third annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics was delivered April 21, by L. Gregory Jones, Ph.D. His lecture is titled “It’s Not (Only) About You: Cultures, Institutions, and Forming Virtuous People.”


IFL Announces Appointment of Rev. Susan Jones as Senior Fellow
“We are thrilled to welcome Susan Jones to IFL and the Baylor community,” said Darin Davis, director of the Institute for Faith and Learning. “She brings a wealth of expertise and experience working with faculty, staff, and students, especially in matters related to the theological exploration of vocation. Susan’s wisdom and imagination will contribute mightily to IFL’s ongoing efforts to serve Baylor and beyond.”

IFL to Host Third Annual Bailey Family Lecture
The third annual Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics will be delivered at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel of the George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

The lecture will be delivered by L. Gregory Jones, Ph.D., the Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams, Jr. Professor of Theology and Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School. His lecture is titled “It’s Not (Only) About You: Cultures, Institutions, and Forming Virtuous People.”

Recording of Christian Higher Ed Panel featuring Dr. Hauerwas Now Available
The IFL recently co-sponsored a discussion panel which featured Dr. Stanley Hauerwas that focused on Christian higher education. We're proud to make a recording of that panel available here.

IFL Co-Sponsors Christian Higher Ed Panel
By Ken Camp of the Baptist Standard
Universities need to ask why they exist and who they serve, ethicist and theologian Stanley Hauerwas told a gathering at Baylor University. Christian higher education should recognize it exists to serve the Christian community and the common good, he said.

Crane Scholar Jacob Imam Wins Marshall Scholarship
Jacob Imam, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students – and the only student from a Texas university – to receive the prestigious 2016 Marshall Scholarship... The premier scholarly award will allow Imam to fund his studies at Oxford University, where he will seek a master in philosophy degree (M.Phil.) in Islamic studies and history.

IFL Director and Senior Advisor Publish Op-Ed
Waco Tribune-Herald, "Can our faith-based entities truly innovate for public good anymore?" By guest columnists Darin Davis and L. Gregory Jones.

Conference Media Now Online!
The plenary panels and presentations from the recent Spirit of Sports conference are now available on our vimeo.com channel. Click the link below to watch these informative, challenging, and inspiring presentations.

Faith Animating ... Project
Darin Davis, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL) at Baylor University, today announced plans for a new initiative called the “Faith Animating ... Project,” which seeks to further advance Baylor’s distinctive mission as a Christian research university.

IFL Director Addresses BYU's Wheatley Institution
On September 30, IFL Director, Dr. Darin Davis, visited The Wheatley Institution at BYU to discuss educating for wisdom and the state of the contemporary academy. His lecture, entitled Faith, Learning & Educating for Wisdom, asked, "How can universities and institutions of higher learning adapt to the changing world and educate for wisdom?"


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