The Louisville Institute is a Lilly Endowment-funded program based at Louisville Seminary supporting those who lead and study North American religious institutions. The fundamental mission of the Louisville Institute is to enrich the religious life of North American Christians.
News & Notes
The LI reception at AAR in Boston showed me that our time together is a reception in name only.Read more
Louisville Institute Receives Additional $2.5 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc.Read more
"Forbearance: A Theological Ethic for a Disagreeable Church" funded by a 2015 Project Grant for Researchers.Read more
We bring together those who lead religious institutions with those who study them.
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"The telos of my doctoral education was radically informed by the Doctoral Fellows program. "Why?" I am pursuing a doctorate in theology is now shaped by the discussions held at Louisville."See our Fellowships
"As an emerging scholar, breaking bread with leaders in my discipline was an immense privilege. These relationships can sustain a vocation for theological education in this political and theological moment."See Our Grants
"The collaboration between pastoral leaders of different denominations at various stages of their career gave me a very unique opportunity to improve my project and learn from one another."Collaborate