Redeemer launches Centre for Christian Scholarship

February 18, 2015

Redeemer College has announced the launch of its new Centre for Christian Scholarship. The Centre will offer a space for Christian scholars to address critical political, cultural, and social questions facing society. Centre Director Robert Joustra jokingly described it as "the eHarmony of Christian academics and public impact." Among other initiatives, the Centre will support faculty research by awarding up to $25,000 in grants each year for projects that contribute to the common good, and will host an annual conference bringing together educators, cultural leaders, and public intellectuals. "This Centre is going to make happy couples of outstanding Christian scholarship and demonstrated public impact. The Centre is the matchmaker bringing Redeemer faculty and the evangelization of culture together," said Joustra. The Centre is the first major component of Redeemer's 2020 Strategic PlanRedeemer News Release