Christian Scholarship in the 21st Century: Prospects and Perils

March 28, 2012
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Come join the Center for Christian Thought at Biola University and plenary speakers Alvin Plantinga, Nicholas Wolterstorff, Paul Moser, in order discuss the nature and value of Christian scholarship.  

May 18-19, 2012
Biola University, Calvary Chapel
Registration for the May Conference begins April 1st at

Questions like the following will be addressed:

What is Christian Scholarship? Why is it important? What are its proper aims and methods? What challenges does it face? Whom does it serve and how? How does Christian scholarship contribute to a life of obedience to Jesus’ love commands? Need it so contribute? Should Christian scholarship aim to influence culture? If so, how?

All of the Center’s research fellows will present on the research they’ve been doing this semester and provide insights that have come from their collaboration with one another on this theme.

  • Jonathan Anderson (Assistant Professor of Art, Biola University)
  • Dariusz Bry?ko (Ph.D. in Historical Theology, Calvin Theological Seminary)
  • Brad Christerson (Professor of Sociology, Biola University)
  • Natasha Duquette (Associate Professor of English, Biola University)
  • Elizabeth Hall (Professor of Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology)
  • George Hunsinger (Professor of Systematic Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary)
  • Craig Slane (Professor of Theology, Simpson University)
  • Amos Yong (Professor of Theology, Regent University School of Divinity)

Come prepared to listen to some interesting papers on Christian scholarship from a variety of perspectives and participate in some engaging Q&A.