American Scientific Affiliation Annual Meeting

The American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) annual faith/science conference is coming up July 19-22. The Emerging Scholars Network (ESN) and ASA have partnered to expand student/early career presence greatly in the last few years, and this time we would love to connect with even more emerging scholars and more experienced mentors.Read more…

Call to Faithful Witness in 2019

As we press into the daily grind of 2019, set aside time to join me in checking / resetting our compass by prayerfully considering: Who is this Jesus I / we follow? Is Jesus my / our first love — receiving primary allegiance? Do I / we “trust and obey” — placing hope (short / long term) in Jesus? How do I / we share the love of Jesus with others in our messy context?Read more…

Equipping Christian Scholars at Urbana 18: The ESN Urbana Fellows Program

One of my [Hannah] most vivid memories of Urbana 15: sitting at a table of emerging scholars passionately discussing what it means to be missional in a humanities field, as the loudspeaker above blared regular announcements such as, “Those in the green area, you should be finishing your salad now. Those in the red area, you should be clearing your tables now.”Read more…