What is the responsibility of universities across the country to help their students be "fully human"--people of moral character? There's a great deal of disagreement. Baylor professor Perry Glanzer's new book "Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education" examines the issue.
Baptist higher education stands on the shoulders of a long tradition in Christianity linking knowledge to faith. The Apostle Paul, many of the early church fathers and important theologians like Augustine were respected for knowledge, both in religious and secular realms. (ABP by way of The Baptist Standard)
Together with the School of Music, the Institute for Faith and Learning is pleased to sponsor Faith and Music: A Liturgical Celebration of Music and Reflection. Make plans to join us on Thursday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Paul Powell Chapel in Truett Theological Seminary for a wonderful evening featuring the School of Music faculty. For more information, including a list of those offering leadership, click here.
Beliefnet, August 12, 2010 (article highlights efforts at Baylor to become a true research university while retaining a commitment to evangelical principles) Three articles have been brought to my attention recently that are worth some discussion.
During the 2010-2011 academic year the Institute for Faith and Learning is joining with the Graduate School to launch an intensive new initiative for graduate students: the Conyers Graduate Scholars Program.