You Don’t Need to Know Everything. Perhaps you’ve seen the poster that proudly proclaims “All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten.” This is a clever list of light-hearted observations that can remind us to slow down and not take ourselves so seriously. And yet, here you are in graduate school...
Access video and audio recordings of the 2017 Midwest InterVarsity Interactive Symposium hosted at OSU and shared by satellite sites across the country to learn more about how common, everyday practices pave the way for a successful Christian academic life.
A select bibliography of books and periodicals helpful to Christian business people, covering everything from theological foundations and business ethics to practical life and small-group guides, originally prepared by the co-chairs of the Following Christ 2002 Business track.
In partnership with ESN, we are pleased to offer the CSF-ESN Grant to Advance Christian Scholarship to encourage and nurture Christian junior faculty as they strive for wider recognition in and beyond the academy.
Andy Crouch describes, from close up, the life of the scientist and academic, and the gift it can be to pastor and nurture them as scientists and persons, helping them to understand their vocation as a means of grace.
In this interview from the ESN Blog, 2016 Christian Scholars’ Foundation Grant Recipient Carrie Bredow describes the psychology research she’s carrying out with the grant and talks about how her faith and academic work interact. For more information about the CSF Grant, see this post.
It was a great year for the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN) blog, thanks to partnerships with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA campus staff ministers, campus grad fellowships, and individual emerging scholars.
The interaction between people who hold different and particularized beliefs leads to the challenge of pluralism—the fact of deep and incommensurable difference around us. In this article, Dr. Inazu shares about the challenges pluralism brings—especially in the university—and how one of those challenges calls us to live together through our indifferences.
The Bible talks about work and rest in the same breath. It sees work and rest as opposite sides of the same coin. You can’t understand one without the other. To have a biblical understanding of work, we also need a biblical understanding of rest.
The MBA ministry was blessed by record attendance to the Business as Mission track at Urbana 15. We thank all those who attended and invite those who could not to join us as we pursue God's calling into business and what that might mean for us individually and corporately. Here are some recommended resources and next steps.
Thomas Grosh IV, Emerging Scholars Network’s Associate Director, shares some reflections inspired by Romans 12:1-21, Philippians 2:1-18, and Psalm 122:1-9 which challenge us to live as God created us to live.
What good is it if we gain academic prestige, yet forfeit our souls? Robert Kaita, Principal Research Physicist of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, offers his perspective and a Scriptural basis for aiming to serve Christ and achieve academic success simultaneously.