Humility: 6th Annual CCT Academic Conference
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Humility: 6th Annual CCT Academic Conference

Humility: 6th Annual CCT Academic Conference

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Biola University

13800 Biola Ave

La Mirada, California 90639

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A 2-DAY ACADEMIC CONFERENCE EXPLORING HUMILITY, FOCUSING ON THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

  • What are the marks of humility in the religious domain?

  • How might churches and other religious associations help their members into religious lives marked by humility?

  • Is there a distinctly Christian approach to humility? How does it vary from other approaches to humility?

  • Does evolutionary theory shed light on the human tendency towards arrogance or on ways to cultivate the intellectual and moral virtues of humility?

  • What can be learned about humility from recent scientific efforts to quantify or measure humility?

  • What are the cross-cultural markers of humility? How might intercultural and sociological studies contribute to our understanding of humility?

  • What do studies of childhood development explain about the acquisition of humility or arrogance?

  • How does intellectual humility interrelate with moral humility?

  • Under what conditions are knowledge-claims appropriately humble? Under what conditions are they arrogant?

  • What are the ways intellectual humility supports knowledge and intellectual arrogance undermines knowledge?What are the effects of humility on fruitful communication and learning?


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A 2-day academic conference exploring Christian Scholarship on Humility.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
FEATURING THOUGHT LEADERS FROM VARIOUS ACADEMIC FIELDS

FRIDAY MAY 5 EVENING BANQUET
CELEBRATING A YEAR OF RESEARCH ON HUMILITY

SATURDAY EVENING RECEPTION
FEATURING DELICIOUS FOOD & BEVERAGES


SPEAKERS



Miroslav Volf (Yale Divinity School)

Robert C. Roberts (Baylor University)

Jennifer Herdt (Yale University)

Everett Worthington, Jr. (Virginia Commonwealth University)

June Tangney (George Mason University)

Peter Hill (Biola University)

Elizabeth Krumrei-Mancuso (Pepperdine University)

Jason Baehr (Loyola Marymount University)

John Greco (St. Louis University)


CONTACT


cct@biola.edu
562-777-4081
@BiolaCCT


FAQ


Where can I stay?
Many visitors to Biola University stay at the Holiday Inn La Mirada or Residence Inn La Mirada.
There are no on-campus housing options.

Is food included in the price?
Yes, every registration option includes light breakfast refreshments each morning, and lunch on both days. The dinner banquet on Friday, May 5 is only available for the full-conference registration price.

Is there a discounted rate for attending only one day?
No, we only offer registration for the full conference.

What is the Center for Christian Thought?
Biola University's Center for Christian Thought exists to reconnect Christian Scholarship with the Academy and the Church. For more information, visit cct.biola.edu.

What is The Table?
The Table is a resource of the Biola CCT focused on reaching out to thoughtful Christians with transforming Christian wisdom, from a variety of perspectives and disciplines and themes. Check out The Table online.

CCT is sponsored by the generous support of the:


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