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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The Louisville Institute Pastoral Study Project Grant awards grants of up to $20,000 to support individual or collaborative study projects on Christian life, religious practices and institutions, and ideas for the church, communities or the world. Clergy, lay leaders and staff working in diverse Christian contexts in the United States or Canada are eligible to apply. Deadline is August 1.

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