Colin gunton essay prize

Far from mere theological speculation or scientific investigation, thinking rightly about the origin, nature, and ultimate purposes of human being is foundational to all of life. What are evangelical Christians to think of the doctrine of original sin—especially in light of the claims commonly made by sociobiologists and evolutionary psychologists?

Harold O. J. Brown Award for Student Scholarship

And—crucially—how are faithful Christians to relate the claims of the sciences to central theological affirmations? Was there a first set of humans, an historical Adam and Eve?

And in what ways are questions of historical ancestry tied to belief about sin? Increased knowledge of the physical world has made traditional dualism more difficult to affirm—our minds do not appear to be quite as separable as previous ages believed.

More recently, genetic research has raised new questions about our biological origins and whether belief in a historical Adam and Eve is warranted. The Brown Award is granted to the student paper that best exemplifies the values and vision of the Henry Center, joining the highest intellectual standards with a spirit of humility, openness, and collaboration, presenting fresh approaches to old problems for the advancement of life and thought.

What does Genesis teach when properly understood? What did Jesus and Paul think about these matters?

What—if anything—sets them apart from fellow creatures and renders homo sapiens distinct from other primates in an important theological sense? Reading Genesis in an Age of Science The award recipient will receive a cash prize and guaranteed publication. What are we to make of original sin, for example, if one removes historical referentiality from the opening chapters of Genesis?

With the generous support of the John Templeton Foundation, the award will give special consideration to work produced on the doctrine of creation in light of modern scientific research. What should Christians conclude about the nature of human personhood? Kinds of Theological Questions What are contemporary Christians to make of the biblical teaching that humans are created in the image of God?Goodwin Prize in Theological Writing (essay contest, June 1; $, $ and Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize (Nov.

1; £ and publication). SST / IJST Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize The Society for the Study of Theology and the International Journal of Systematic Theology offer an annual essay prize in memory of the Reverend Professor Colin Gunton, formerly Professor of Christian Doctrine at.

SST/ IJST Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize The Society for the Study of Theology and the International Journal of Systematic Theology award an annual essay prize – now entering its tenth year – in memory of Colin Gunton. Details. Title: Conference papers and entries for the Colin Gunton Memorial Essay prize Level: Sub-collection Classmark: MS /3 Creator(s): Society for the Study of.

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Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize. Editorial Announcement. SST/IJST Colin Gunton Memorial Essay Prize. The Society for the Study of Theology and the International Journal of Systematic Theology award an annual essay prize in memory of Colin Gunton.

The competition is now entering its eleventh year, although no award of the prize was. The latest Tweets from Colin E. Gunton (@ColinGunton). Quotes from the books, lectures and sermons of Colin Ewert Gunton We've detected .

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