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2016 Grawemeyer Religion Award Nominations Due 12/1/14

Sep 15, 2014
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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

The $100,000 prize is given annually to the authors or originators of creative works that contribute significantly to an understanding of the relationship between human beings and the divine, and ways in which this relationship may inspire or empower human beings to attain wholeness, integrity, or meaning, either individually or in community.

Any work—book, address, essay, documentary, etc.—presented or published in 2008 or subsequently is eligible to be nominated.

DOWNLOAD A 2016 NOMINATION FORM.

Nomination form, supporting statement, and copy(ies) of work must be received by December 1, 2014.

Charles GrawemeyerThe Grawemeyer Award in Religion is made possible by the creative generosity of the late H. Charles Grawemeyer (pictured to the right). The purpose of the Award is to honor annually the most significant contributions to religious and spiritual understanding. Louisville Seminary, jointly with the University of Louisville, awards the $100,000 prize to honor and publicize creative and significant insights into the relationship between human beings and the divine.

The competition is open to persons of all religious and cultural world views and traditions for works presented or published within eight years of the award date.

DOWNLOAD INFORMATION ABOUT ELIGIBILITY, CRITERIA, THE NOMINATION AND REVIEW PROCESS.

For more information about the Grawemeyer Award in Religion, contact Dr. Shannon Craigo-Snell at (800) 264-1839.

Information is also available on Louisville Seminary's Grawemeyer Award web page.


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