A headline like “The mind does not exist” is meant to provoke strong reactions. It prepared me to disagree, so I was surprised to find myself thinking maybe there was some merit to the idea.
life of the mind
We continue our guest series from Richard Hughes on the vocation of Christian scholars. Dr. Hughes is the Distinguished Professor of Religion and Director of the Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan Studies at Messiah College, as well as the author of the book, The Vocation of a Christian Scholar: How Christian Faith Can Sustain the Life of […]
We continue our guest series from Richard Hughes on the vocation of Christian scholars. The following post is adapted from Richard’s book, The Vocation of a Christian Scholar: How Christian Faith Can Sustain the Life of the Mind (Eerdmans, 2005). In the first post of this series, I made the point that “those of us […]
Thank-you to InterVarsity colleague Tom Trevethan for giving the Emerging Scholars Network the permission to republish his review of Mark Noll’s Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind, originally in the Faculty Ministry’s Lamp Post. Note: Mark Noll was the featured speaker at the 2012 Midwest Faculty Conference. Many thought of Jesus Christ and the Life of the […]
One of the most important books of 2011 for Christians in the academy was Mark Noll’s Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind. Mark Noll is the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame and one of the leading contemporary historians of religion; he’s also a gifted observer of the intellectual […]