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IDS Student Guide: INTERDISCIPLINARY INCLINATIONS Introductory Reflections for Students Integrating Liberal Arts and Christian Faith By Dr. Jeffry C. Davis, IDS Director, Wheaton College a nationally recognized program Interdisciplinary Studies is one of the fastest growing trends in higher education…

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SUPPORT THE INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION The International Christian Studies Association (ICSA) is an international, multidisciplinary, nondenominational, nonprofit educational society endeavoring to integrate knowledge with Judeo-Christian ethical and spiritual values in an open forum of interdisciplinary and interfaith dialogue. ICSA's…

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SUPPORT THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH The Institute for Interdisciplinary Research offers a new model of higher education for the 21st century, encouraging a Renaissance of the liberal arts by re-connecting knowledge, ethics and faith via dialogue across geographical, disciplinary, and…

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What Our Readers Are Saying About JIS “Congrats on creating a much needed excellent journal.” Jack T. Hanford, Ferris State University "The current journal came out very nicely. A lot of interesting articles are in there. I plan on reading…

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JIS XXIX 2017 CONTENTS

JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Vol. XXIX 2017 THE FUTURE OF RELIGION: Re-Enchantment of the World? EDITORIAL Oskar Gruenwald:  The Quest for Meaning and Redemption 1 ARTICLES John P. Hittinger:  The Springs of Religious Freedom: Conscience and the Search for Truth  4…

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JIS XXVIII 2016 ABSTRACTS

JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Vol. XXVIII 2016 FREEDOM  AND  VIRTUE: Re-Inventing Free Institutions in an Era of Globalization JIS XXVIII 2016: 1-18 THE  POSTMODERN  CHALLENGE: IN  SEARCH  OF  NORMATIVE  STANDARDS Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research The thesis of this…

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JIS XXIX 2017 ABSTRACTS

JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Vol. XXIX 2017 THE FUTURE OF RELIGION: Re-Enchantment of the World? ABSTRACTS JIS XXIX 2017: 1-3 THE  QUEST FOR MEANING AND REDEMPTION (Editorial) Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This 29th volume in the thematic series…

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ICSA VIII: THE FUTURE OF RELIGION 2016

THE FUTURE OF RELIGION: RE-ENCHANTMENT OF THE WORLD? HILTON PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, USA, JULY 21-23, 2016 John Paul II--philosopher-poet-Pope--forged a grand new synthesis unmatched since Thomas Aquinas’ Summa. It is timely, then, to ask how and why John Paul’s vision of…

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SYMPOSIUM 2017: THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT

THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT: A REPUBLIC, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT HILTON PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, USA, 3-5 August, 2017 Suggested Themes: It is said that the American system of constitutional, democratic self-government presupposes a virtuous people; it is unsuitable for any other. When…

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JIS Symbolism Scattered Leaves

JIS SYMBOLISM SCATTERED LEAVES Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy (1320), one of the greatest epic poems of all time, offers an inspiring analogy re scattered leaves and the human quest for meaning, redemption, and salvation.  Text provided by Dr. Bruce N. Lundberg, Chair…

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