2016 Conference Announced

Come join us at Faulkner University for the 2016 IFA Conference. Our theme this year is “Pursuing Justice: Following the Letter and the Spirit.” The plenary speaker will be Tim Perrin, President of Lubbock Christian University, who will be speaking on the virtue of justice from his perspective as an attorney, a law professor, and as a university president.

If you are interested in presenting a paper on this topic or on related topics, please submit a 250-word abstract to jfullman@faulkner.edu. All participants are asked to register on our registration page in advance of the conference, February 5, 2016.

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Spring 2015 Journal Published!

The Spring 2015 Journal of Faith and the Academy has been published. In this edition, we have collected a great number of papers from our annual conference, including from the plenary speaker, John Mark Reynolds, on the topic of wisdom in the contemporary academy.

If you are not yet a subscriber, please contact our subscriptions manager, Julie King, at juking@faulkner.edu. We are also seeking academic book reviews, which can be submitted to Jason Jewell at jjewel@faulkner.edu. Finally, if you are interested in publishing a paper in a future edition of the Journal, please contact Josh Fullman at jfullman@faulkner.edu.

News on our upcoming 2016 conference will be posted shortly. Stay tuned!

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Registration for the 2015 Conference

Registration for the 2015 Conference, “Ancient Words and Modern Voices,” is now available. Participants and presenters may pay the $25 registration fee here or at the door. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Faith and the Academy 2015 Conference

Please make plans to attend the Institute of Faith and the Academy 2015 Conference on February 6, 2015. Dr. John Mark Reynolds will be speaking on the conference theme, “Ancient Words and Modern Voices: Practical Wisdom in Times of Change.”

Provost, Houston Baptist University

Provost, Houston Baptist University

John Mark Reynolds has his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Rochester, and is the provost of Houston Baptist University. He is also the founder of the Torrey Honors Institute, a great books program, at Biola University.  Dr. Reynolds is a founder and board member of Wheatstone Ministries. Dr. Reynolds lectures frequently on ancient philosophy, philosophy of science, home schooling and cultural trends. He regularly appears on radio talk shows, such as the Hugh Hewitt Show, and actively blogs on cultural issues at The City Online, and the Washington Post’s “On Faith” column. His books include When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought (IVP), What’s Right and Wrong About the New Atheism (with Phillip E. Johnson, IVP), and he is the editor of the Great Books Reader: Excerpts and Essays on the Most Influential Books in Western Civilization (Bethany House). His most recent book is a fantasy novel Chasing Shadows with Unlocking Press.

If you are interested in submitting an abstract for presenting at the conference, please direct all inquiries to the jfullman@faulkner.edu.

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Faith and the Academy Conference 2014

The seventh annual Faith and the Academy Conference with the theme “What makes Christian education Christian,” will be held February 7, 2014, on the campus of Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL.

Dr. Gary Selby
, Director of the Center for the Faith and Learning, Pepperdine University will be the plenary speaker.

For more information, please check the Annual Conference page.

There is still time to submit a paper proposal for this conference, but don’t delay.  December 15, 2013.

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Registration Fee for Faith and the Academy Conference

We have received inquiries concerning the registration fee for the upcoming conference. As in previous years, conference participants will be charged a $25 registration fee, payable at the door.

We apologize for not posting this information earlier. It has been added to the information on the Annual Conference page.

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Schedule Added

This is an update to let all of you know that the full 2013 schedule has now been added to the site and is available for viewing for your convenience.

We are very excited to have Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey come and speak to us. Please make every effort to not only attend yourselves, but also to get the word out about the conference!

If you have any questions, please direct them to either Dr. Jason Jewell (JJewell@faulkner.edu) or Dr. Michael Young (MYoung@faulkner.edu).

Link to Schedule: JFA Conf Schedule 2013

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