Monday, June 20, 2011

Baylor Symposium: Educating for Wisdom

We aren't the only Center to have a looming July 15 deadline for fall conference abstracts! Baylor's fall symposium, "Educating for Wisdom in the 21st Century University," October 27-29, is seeking abstracts until July 15.

Featured speakers include: Walter Brueggemann (Columbia Theological Seminary); Celia Deane-Drummond (University of Notre Dame); Andrew Delbanco (Columbia University); John Haldane (University of St Andrews); Anthony Kronman (Yale Law School); and Candace Vogler (University of Chicago).

Judge Ken Starr (president of Baylor University) will join Philip Ryken (president of Wheaton College) and Robert Spitzer, S.J. (former president of Gonzaga University) for a special panel on "Educating for Wisdom in Christian Universities." Another featured panel on "Educating for Wisdom Across the Curriculum" will include Carter Aikin (Hastings College), Anne Carson Daly (Belmont Abbey College), and Shirley Roels (Calvin College).

Proposals for individual papers, panel discussions, and responses to current books are due by July 15. For more information about the conference, please visit:

It should be an excellent conference!

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