Category: Religion

Holman wins religion award for “Beholden: Religion, Global Health and Human Rights”

Susan R. Holman wins Grawemeyer Award in Religion Religion and public health: author explores an interdisciplinary approach to global well-being Both faith-based and human rights organizations work to address global health issues, but divergent ideological approaches can create discord and ultimately undermine the efforts of both groups. This idea, examined in the book, “Beholden: Religion, […]

2016 Grawemeyer Award winners to be announced

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce the 2016 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. UofL presents the annual prizes for outstanding works in music composition, ideas improving world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Recipients will be […]

Grawemeyer celebration to feature an exploration of religion and race in America with panel of nationally recognized former Grawemeyer Award recipients

As part of the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Grawemeyer Awards, the Black Church Studies program of the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will present “Race, Faith & Community,” an exploration of religion and race in America with presentations by two Grawemeyer Award in Religion winners and two prominent activists. The programs will take place on […]

Work on Christianity and race earns religion prize

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Why has Christianity, a religion based on love, failed in its attempts to heal racial division?

Tanya Luhrmann Wins Grawemeyer Religion Prize

American evangelical practices of prayer can train the mind to experience God, says the winner of the 2014 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Recipients of the 2013 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April.