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Essays by CFI Scholars

CFI Scholars author original essays on selected topics at the intersections between vocation and the liberal arts.

Dr. Vince Bacote, Associate Professor of Theology, "Reconnecting Our Way to Vocation"

Dr. Robert Bishop, Associate Professor of Physics and Philosophy, co-authored with Dr. Nathaniel Thom, "Suffering Promotes Flourishing"

Dr. Marc Cortez, Associate Professor of Theology, "Vocationalizing the imago Dei" and "Biblical Contours of Flourishing"

Dr. Seth Ehorn, Visiting Assistant Professor of Greek Language and New Testament, with Dr. Enoch Hill, "Flourishing in the Temporal and Eternal"

Dr. Winnie Fung, Associate Professor of Economics, "Poverty, Liberation, and Human Flourishing"

Dr. Enoch Hill, Assistant Professor of Economics, "Can Money Buy Happiness?"

Dr. Christine Jeske, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, "A Theology of Work for the Underemployed"

Dr. Karen Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, "Placing Vocation"

Dr. Beth Felker Jones, Professor of Theology, "Power, Particularity, and Community: Mentoring Theologically"

Dr. Hanmee Kim, Assistant Professor of History, "Remembering the Nature of Nation-States"

Dr. Laura Montgomery, Professor of Anthropology, "Social Stratification in Vocational Discernment and Choice"

Dr. Ray Phinney, Associate Professor of Psychology, "Cognitive Errors, Biases and Vocational Exploration"

Dr. Read Mercer Schuchardt, Associate Professor of Communication, "Media Effects at the Neurochemical Level"

Dr. David Setran, Price-LeBar Chair of Christian Formation and Ministry, "From Worldview to Way of Life: Forming Student Dispositions Toward Human Flourishing"

Dr. Nathaniel Thom, Assistant Professor of Biology, "Providence, Choice, and the Neurobiology of Vocation," and co-authored with Dr. Robert Bishop, "Suffering Promotes Flourishing"

Dr. Noah Toly, Professor of Urban Studies and Politics & International Relations, "Called to Rest"