Ard Louis The calling of Christian postgrad students and academics (1/29/2012) from oxfordchristianmind (52 min, 52Â sec).
Description:Â What does our calling to be disciples of Christ mean for our academic vocation (whether temporary as students or longer term as a career)? What are some of the promises and pitfalls of the scholarly life? How can academics and postgraduate students serve and relate to the wider body of Christ (the Church)?
Getting to know Ard Louis (Reader in Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford):Â Last spring I had opportunity to connect withÂ Ard LouisÂ at a conference. I appreciated extended conversation with an InterVarsity alumnus who brought international perspective to graduate studies in the United States, was blessed by participating in an InterVarsity fellowship, and continues following Christ with passion as an academic in another country. In addition to checking out the resources available atÂ Developing a Christian Mind at Oxford , I also took time to soak in his excellent Veritas Forum presentations,Â e.g., Does Science Make Faith Obsolete?Â at Johns Hopkins University andÂ Science and SpiritualityÂ atÂ Swarthmore College. [Read more…] about The calling of Christian postgrad students and academics — Ard Louis