Patheos Watermark

You are running a very outdated version of Internet Explorer. Patheos and most other websites will not display properly on this version. To better enjoy Patheos and your overall web experience, consider upgrading to the current version of Internet Explorer. Find more information HERE.

Called to the Life of the Mind

Called to the Life of the Mind

Some Advice for Evangelical Scholars

by Richard J. Mouw

"Much to be welcomed are these wise words from a wise man about the Christian stake in wisdom."—Mark A. Noll, University of Notre Dame

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

A personal, conversational discussion encouraging Christian scholarship from one of the most widely respected evangelical Christian scholars of our time.

Author Q&A: Richard Mouw

Author Q&A: Richard Mouw

"Evangelical scholars should see their work as a contribution to the well-being of the Body of Christ, and their fellow Christians should celebrate the difficult—and often, of necessity, lonely—work of God-honoring scholarship."

Praise for Called to the Life of the Mind

Praise for Called to the Life of the Mind

"Every evangelical scholar will benefit from reading these essays based on a life of leadership in the evangelical academy." – Read what Roger Olson and other scholars are saying about Mouw's new book.

Read an Excerpt

Read an Excerpt

Richard J. Mouw

"Not everyone in the Christian community needs to be seriously involved in intellectual pursuits. But it is important—crucially so—that the Christian community have some people who are cultivating the intellectual disciplines."

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

For Thinking Christians

For Thinking Christians

David Swartz

Mouw’s book is a winner. But it's not only for a pastor or that person who just loves to talk theology but can’t find many takers. Christians who like to think can be an isolated crowd. But there’s always room for one more.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Email us at books@patheos.com with your 300-500 word reflection on this book.
Selected entries may receive a free copy of one of our future book club books!

Called to the Life of the Mind Book Trailer