Anthony B. Pinn

Professor, Rice University

Anthony B. Pinn is the Agnes Cullen Arnold Distinguished Professor of Humanities and a professor of religion at Rice University. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Pinn is the founding director of the Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), also at Rice University. His research interests include religion and culture, humanism, and hip hop culture. He is the author or editor of more than 35 books, including “Interplay of Things: Religion, Art and Presence Together” and the novel “The New Disciples.”

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Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative

A new grant is available to support endeavors that help children come to know and love God and grow in faith.

The Nurturing Children Through Worship and Prayer Initiative aims to support programs that help congregations strengthen worship and prayer practices that respect how children experience God and express their faith, include children with disabilities, draw upon the arts, create opportunities for Bible storytelling, and connect worship to the daily lives of children and families.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. (ET) on May 6, 2024.

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