Category: Religion

Ahmed’s analysis of increased ‘veiling’ wins religion prize

A feminist scholar at Harvard University has earned the 2013 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion for explaining why a growing number of Muslim women in the United States are wearing veils.

Book with insights on black politics, religion wins Grawemeyer Award

A book filled with fresh insights on the relationship between black politics and religion has earned its author the 2012 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

2011 Grawemeyer Talks

Louis Andriessen, Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, Thursday, March 31, 3 p.m., Comstock Hall, School of Music. Kevin Bales, Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, Monday, April 11, 2 p.m., Floyd Theater, Swain Student Activities Center.  Luke Timothy Johnson, Grawemeyer Award in Religion, Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m. Caldwell Chapel, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.  […]

Ancient religions had much in common, says Grawemeyer winner

The ancient Christians had more in common with their Jewish and pagan neighbors than most people realize, says the winner of the 2011 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

Video interview with Eboo Patel, winner of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Eboo Patel, founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core, won the prize for his 2007 autobiography, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.

Grawemeyer Award winners to give public talks

Recipients of the 2010 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works in free, public talks at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary April 12-15.

Teaching respect for other faiths is vital, says Grawemeyer winner

Teaching young people how to appreciate religious diversity is critical to achieving peace and security in the world, says the winner of the 2010 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

Video interview with Donald Shriver Jr., winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Interview with Donald Shriver Jr., winner of the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

U.S. must own up to misdeeds, says Grawemeyer religion winner

The United States must own up to past sins such as slavery and taking land away from Native Americans before it can be a truly great nation, says the winner of the 2009 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

2008 – Margaret Farley

2008 – Margaret Farley “Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics” 2008 – Margaret Farley Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual EthicsA Yale scholar who says justice is an essential part of sexual ethics has won the 2008 Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Margaret Farley, a professor emerita of Christian ethics at Yale […]