McGlothlin Wins 2019 Award

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Graduate Program in Religion alumnus Dr. Thomas McGlothlin, whose 2015 dissertation was directed by Dr. J. Warren Smith, was awarded the 2019 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise. McGlothlin, who currently teaches at the Christian Academy in Japan, won with his publication Resurrection as Salvation: Development and Conflict in Pre-Nicene Paulinism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). From the FIIT (Research Center for International and Interdisciplinary Theology, Heidelberg) website: "The Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise was founded to support young scholars.  Honoring outstanding Ph.D. dissertations or the first postdoctoral monograph on the subject "God and Spirituality (broadly understood)", the prize is given to ten upcoming researchers from the most diverse regions of the world.  Every year 23 committee members, currently from 19 different countries, select the winners."

The award ceremony will take place in the “Alte Aula,” the Old Hall of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, in the afternoon of May 17, 2019.