Seminar: Christian Grad Students in Paleobiology (2014)

At the 2013 American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) Annual Meetings, several InterVarsity Graduate & Faculty Ministry (GFM) staff had the privilege not only to meet, but also to have extended conversation(s) with faculty such as Ralph F. Stearley (Ph.D., University of Michigan). Ralph serves as a Professor ofRead more…

Christian Devotional Classics: Ignatius of Loyola

Introduction This summer in Christian Devotional Classics (Evangelical Seminary), I presented on Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491 – 1556) and the Spiritual Exercises (1522 to 1524). Considering the importance of the Society of Jesus in higher education, future posts are already in concept — if this isRead more…

Christian Devotional Classics: Spiritual Friendship

Aelred of Rievaulx (1110 – 1167) on Spiritual Friendship St. Aelred of Rievaulx (1110-1167) was a twelfth-century Cistercian abbot and well-known spiritual writer, whose treatise “Spiritual Friendship,” is widely considered a classic of Christian spirituality. Inspired by Roman statesman and orator Marcus Tullius Cicero’sRead more…