The Institute for Faith and Learning is sponsoring reading groups for faculty and staff to discuss two books in Spring 2010. One group will be reading Elizabeth Newman's Untamed Hospitality: Welcoming God and Other Strangers and the other group will be reading James K. A. Smith's new book, Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation.
When was the last time you heard a sermon that tried to connect the dots between science and faith?That's a question that Dr. Donald Schmeltekopf asks -- and promptly answers. "You just don't hear them," said Schmeltekopf, provost emeritus of Baylor University and director of Baylor's Center for Ministry Effectiveness and Educational Leadership. But that doesn't have to be the case.
Christianity and the Soul of the University: Faith as a Foundation for Intellectual Community, a collection of essays edited by former directors of the Institute for Faith and Learning Douglas V. Henry and Michael Beaty, was named as one of the finalists for the 2009 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award.