Joy and Adolescent Faith & Flourishing Essay Competition Winners

First Prize:

Lauren Calvin Cooke, Emory University

“A Surprising Invitation to Joy: What Qohelet’s Theology of Joy Means for Adolescents”

Runners Up:

Rob Collis, Regent College, Vancouver

“Rediscovering Joy for a Restless Generation”

Roxanne N. Rashedi, University of California at Davis

“Grateful and Mindful Practices: Cultivating Joy and Human Flourishing in Adolescents”

Trevor B. Williams, Vanderbilt University Divinity School

“Peace & Joy in Augustine”