Why Christianity is Essential for Combating Intellectual Poverty - Gene Fant by: Institute Updates

Why Christianity is Essential for Combating Intellectual Poverty - Gene Fant

Gene Fant

Christianity speaks to all of life. It is especially important when it comes to lifting people out of intellectual poverty. Impact 360 Institute is excited to welcome Dr. Gene Fant to our campus to speak on this important topic.

Gene C. Fant, Jr., is the author of The Liberal Arts: A Student’s Guide (Crossway) and several other books. He is a prolific essayist, serving as a contributing blogger at First Things and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He holds four earned graduate degrees, including the Ph.D. In Renaissance English, and completed further study at Harvard. He has led faculty development across the United States and in Eastern Europe and is known as a lively speaker. He and his wife Lisa have twin children, Ethan and Emily, and live in Jackson, Tennessee, where he serves as the Executive Vice President for Academic Administration and Professor of English.