Lipscomb University

Christian Scholars' Conference

     Theme for 2019 CSC:

         Pursuing Wisdom:

Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

   June 5-7, 2019



The 2019 CSC is well under way. Here is a snapshot into some of this week's activities, and a preview of more images and videos to come. Pictured above is David Gushee delivering this year's Fred Gray plenary address. Pictured below is Naomi Shihab Nye delivering this year's John T. Willis plenary address.


We mourn the loss of CSC speaker Lamin Sanneh, the D. Willis James professor of missions and world Christianity at Yale Divinity School and a professor of history at Yale. We are a family of scholars and recognize his stunning contributions to academics and mourn his passing. Professor Sanneh delivered the inaugural Frank and Della Pack Plenary address in 2014. For the announcement and comments from Professor Sanneh's Dean, Greg Sterling see ( For his obituary in the New York Times, see (