The Emerging Scholars Network is grateful to partner with the Christian Scholars Foundation and Global Scholars to encourage and nurture Christian junior faculty as they strive for wider recognition in and beyond the academy. For full details, click here.
"Why do black folks die young in America today: Racial Health equity and what it means to love our neighbors and to be true followers of Jesus", Video of the CCHF Conference Plenary Session with Myron Glick.
"Bridging the Divide: A Scientist's Search for Faith and Truth" is a delightful interview by NPR with Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health. He talks openly about his journey towards faith in Jesus and his experience being a Christian and a scientist/academic. We recommend it as a great interview to discuss with your students.
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.
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.
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.