Visiting Scholar: Christian Scholarship in the 21st Century

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology, Yale University


Nicholas Wolterstorff (Ph.D., Harvard University) is the Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology at Yale University and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He is a past president of the American Philosophical Association and the Society of Christian Philosophers. He has held professorships at Calvin College and Yale University as well as visiting professorships at Harvard, Princeton, Oxford, and Notre Dame. He has been awarded several prestigious lectureships including the Gifford Lectures at the University of Aberdeen, The Wilde Lectures at Oxford University and the Stone Lectures at Princeton Seminary. Dr. Wolterstorff was in residence with the Center for Christian Thought during its inaugural semester in Spring 2012, leading roundtable seminars with Research Fellows on the nature of Christian scholarship, philosophy of education, and justice, among other topics. He returned for the inaugural Annual Conference to deliver a plenary address, “Fides Quarens Intellectum.”


Contributions by Nicholas Wolterstorff

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The Church and Incivility: What Happened to Honoring Everyone?

June 12, 2017

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Justice and Love: An Examination of Why They Are (Unfairly) Dissociated

June 12, 2017

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No Room for Retribution: Enemy Love in the Ethics of Jesus

June 5, 2017

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Love As Care: A Brief Definition of Love

June 5, 2017

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Jesus’ Love Command and Shalom

June 5, 2017

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Loving Both the Victim and the Victimizer

June 5, 2017

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Justice and Love: Mending the Dichotomy

June 5, 2017

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Who is My Neighbor?

June 5, 2017

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The Gospel and Shalom: A Better Translation

June 5, 2017

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Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

June 5, 2017

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The Disappearance of Compromise: Wolterstorff on America’s Political Landscape

June 5, 2017

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Loving God and Loving Neighbor

June 5, 2017

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Responding to Injustice: Empathy and Overload

June 5, 2017

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Loving Justice with Nicholas Wolterstorff (Full Interview)

May 20, 2017

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Vainglory: How to Share Your Virtue Without Showing Off

January 30, 2017

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Love and Justice in Scripture

June 2, 2016

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The Lunatic We’ve Been Looking For?: Evaluating the Rhetoric of Donald Trump

May 26, 2016

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Empathy, Anger, and the Righting of Injustice

April 11, 2016

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Convicted Civility: A Conversation with Richard Mouw, Tim Muehlhoff, Tom Crisp, and Todd Pickett

August 9, 2015

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Cultivating Good Minds: Intellectual Virtue & Education (Full Interview)

July 3, 2015

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Virtues of Minds and Morals

July 3, 2015

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Curiosity: Virtue or Vice?

July 3, 2015

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Are Virtues Caught or Taught? Educating for Intellectual Virtue

July 3, 2015

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How to grow your intellectual character

July 3, 2015

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For Those Who Love Knowing, But Hate Learning

July 3, 2015

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Fighting the Fear of Failure: Engineering Success for Every Student

July 3, 2015

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Learning to Be a Civil Citizen

July 3, 2015

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Cultivating Good Minds: Education and Intellectual Character Formation

July 3, 2015

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Living Words, Killing Words

March 9, 2015

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Case Closed or Mind Open?

March 9, 2015

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Acknowledgement: To Listen Is to Love #Ferguson

December 2, 2014

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The Argument Culture: From the Table with Tim Muehlhoff —

October 8, 2014

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The Argument Culture [From the Table #10]

October 1, 2014

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Cultivating Open-Mindedness [From the Table #9]

September 3, 2014

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Open-Mindedness: The Virtue Between Dogma and Doubt

September 1, 2014

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Christ in You: How Mindfulness Connects You to the Holy Spirit

December 17, 2013

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Fides Quaerens Intellectum

May 19, 2012

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The Nature of Christian Scholarship

May 17, 2012

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Wolterstorff on Christian Scholarship

May 17, 2012

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Wolterstorff on Grounding Rights in the Golden Rule

May 17, 2012

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Christian Conduct in the Academic World

May 17, 2012

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Hunsinger Responds to Wolterstorff on Grounding Rights in the Golden Rule

May 17, 2012

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On Grounding Rights in the Golden Rule

May 17, 2012

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Hunsinger on Grounding Rights in the Golden Rule

May 17, 2012

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Justice vs. Charity

May 17, 2012

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The Rift Between Science and Theology

May 17, 2012

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Christian Standing in Public Academia

May 17, 2012

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Art and Aesthetics

February 13, 2012

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