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.
Dates Announced for 2016 Symposium on Faith and Culture
We are very pleased to announce that the dates for the upcoming 2016 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture, "Higher Learning," are October 27 - October 29.
2016 Bailey Family Lecture Speaker Announced
The 2016 Bailey Family Lecture will be delivered by Dr. L. Gregory Jones.
Begun in 2014, the Bill and Roberta Bailey Family Lecture in Christian Ethics features a scholar of significant stature to speak on some issue or question that arises with the Christian moral tradition. The annual lecture is open to the Baylor and Waco community as a way of encouraging shared reflection about Christian conceptions of the moral life.
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.
Spirit of Sports Conference
"The Spirit of Sports," a symposium hosted by Baylor University's Institute for Faith and Learning, will feature more than 120 presentations by athletes, sports chaplains, college administrators and faculty, coaches and journalists as they explore the moral and cultural significant of sports from a religious perspective.
"The Spirit of Sports" will be held Thursday, Nov. 5 through Nov. 7, in the Bill Daniel Student Center, 1311 S. Fifth St. on the Baylor campus.
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?"