In November 2023, Blueprint 1543 hosted a reception in conjunction with the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting, in San Antonio, Texas. While there we got to catch up with a number of colleagues over beverages and meals. At one such informal gathering, folks who we were meeting for the first time […]
Not too long ago, Blueprint 1543 helped with the design and facilitation of a multi-day, interdisciplinary academic workshop. Based upon the reactions of the project leader and the participants, we regarded the event as a great success and were gratified that we could help. But every time we do an event, we take the time […]
Early this year, after a private workshop that Blueprint 1543 designed and facilitated, a colleague asked me whether Blueprint could also be contracted to do public events. He had hosted a lackluster event designed and administered by his university’s events department and wondered if there was a better way for his grant-supported work to have […]
Blueprint 1543 is heavily invested in promoting science-integrated theology. But why do we care so much about theology? It is tempting to think that, in our contemporary age, theology doesn’t have much to contribute anymore. Those of us who are people of faith might think that, for the most part, theology was settled centuries ago, […]
Blueprint 1543’s mission is to support scholars and thought leaders in leaving aside unnecessary dichotomies and bringing the best tools of inquiry to problems like these. We are working toward more integrated scholars and scholarship.
Calamity has a way of putting priorities into focus. When this COVID-19 pandemic is behind us, it will be in large part because of God’s grace working through science-trained professionals: epidemiologists, chemists, biotech engineers, as well as doctors, nurses, and many others. In hindsight, we’ll learn more about what went well and what didn’t in […]