$4.2M Dollar Study…on Joy?

Joy. Theology. The good life.

$4.2 million dollars?

Yup:

The John Templeton Foundation has awarded a $4.2 million grant to the Yale Center for Faith and Culture at Yale Divinity School to conduct a three-year research project to develop a theological account of joy and the good life, in order to recover joy as a central theological category and human experience.

Read the full announcment here.

Visit the Theology of Joy and the Good Life Project here.

Listen to the Huffington Post interview the project’s “principle investigator,” theologian Miroslav Volf, here.

Watch scholars answer “What Is Joy?”:

 

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