Academic Writing as Christian Action (Masterclass in Writing, Part 12)

With today’s consideration of Academic Writing as Christian Action, Dr. Royce Francis wraps up his Masterclass in writing. I have been inspired by his weaving together of theological reflection and practical suggestions on becoming a skilled writer in general and within one’sRead more…

What is Your Trajectory? (Masterclass in Writing, Part 7)

As we are writing, it is not enough to focus on our community’s framing and rhetorical expectations. We must always look towards how we will become integral members of those who shape the direction of the community. Is your trajectory towards the center of the community of practice? What is your plan for developing a sustained, systematic program of research?Read more…

Interview with 2017 Christian Scholars Foundation Grant Awardee Jill Ellenbarger

Jill Ellenbarger is one of the two scholars who received a 2017 Christian Scholars Foundation Grant, given to ESN members who are junior faculty. In this interview, she talks about her research, how the CSF grant is supporting her work, and how her faith and her scholarly vocation fit together.Read more…

Interview with 2017 Christian Scholars Foundation Grant Awardee Eleanor McGlinchey

Eleanor McGlinchey is one of the two scholars who received a 2017 Christian Scholars Foundation Grant, given to ESN members who are junior faculty. In this interview, she talks about her research, how the CSF grant is supporting her work, and how her faith and her scholarly vocation fit together.Read more…

Teaching Tips: Grace and Identity

As an undergraduate, I found it very difficult to contribute to class discussions—sometimes I was too shy to speak up, other times I simply couldn’t think of anything to say. The struggle persisted into graduate school, where I pushed myself to participate, but was still frustrated and disappointed in my performance. I suspected that my professors were too.Read more…

Jesus Among the Scholars: InterVarsity Faculty Conferences, Summer 2017

Are you a professor looking for ways to connect with other faculty who care deeply about integrating faith and academic vocation? Do you long for a time of reflection and prayer this summer? Would you like to learn from others and share your own stories? InterVarsity Grad/Faculty Ministries has four summer faculty conferences in different regions of the US. Read more…