Lipscomb University

Christian Scholars' Conference

Call for papers are created by Section Committees and their chairs:

CSC Section Committees for 2019

The following sections are formed to created both peer review and generative sessions within their respective disciplines. Section leaders (designated by an email address) and their committees typically represent a diversity of institutions and are responsible for two to three generative and peer review sessions each year. Appeals for submissions and creating generative sessions in 2019 should be routed to members of the appropriate committees.

American Religions:

Kathy Pulley, Missouri State University,

Business and Engineering:

Andy Borchers, Lipscomb University,

Christianity, Literature and Language:

Darryl Tippens, Abilene Christian University,

Civil Rights:

Tanya Brice, Benedict College,

Creative Writing:

John Struloeff, Pepperdine University,

Cross and Crescent: Intersections of Christianity and Islam:

Trevor Thompson, University of Chicago,

Early Career Scholars in Theological Disciplines:

Andrew Krinks, Vanderbilt University,

Film Studies:

Joi Carr, Pepperdine University,

Gender Studies Section:

Lynette Sharp Penya, Abilene Christian University,

Health Sciences Section:

Roger Davis, Lipscomb University,

Landon Saunders Section: The Human Being at the Nexus of World and Faith:

James Walters, Boston College,

Missional Theology and World Christianity:

Greg McKinzie, Fuller Theological Seminary,

New Testament:

John Harrison, Oklahoma Christian University,

Old Testament (Roberts Lecture in OT Studies):

Mark Hamilton, Abilene Christian University,

Patristics (Everett Ferguson Lecture in Early Christian Studies):

Jeff Childers, Abilene Christian University,


George Parks, Independent Scholar,

Teaching, Learning & Technology

Tim Westbrook, Harding University,