TheoPsych Academy

In our TheoPsych project, we provided training in the psychological sciences for theologians from around the world in 3 small, private learning cohorts. We brought in psychologists, skilled in interdisciplinary dialogue, to inspire conversations around using the psych sciences as a tool for developing theology. But now, we’re excited to share that the material from the seminarsContinue reading “TheoPsych Academy”

Tyndale Fellowship Early Career Philosopher of Religion Prize

Inter-Varsity Press and the Tyndale Fellowship’s Study Group for Philosophy of Religion are pleased to announce this year’s ‘Early-Career Philosopher of Religion’ competition. This year’s essay question:What does it mean that God is good? Prizes: Book prizes are to be awarded to the value of:1st Prize: £1002nd Prize: £50Books must be purchased from IVP books.Continue reading “Tyndale Fellowship Early Career Philosopher of Religion Prize”

Analyzing Doctrine Book Panel

November 30, 2020Virtual Meeting via AAR/SBL Registration 4:00 – 5:30 PM (EST) Analyzing Doctrine Book Panel Last year marks the ten-year anniversary of the publication of Michael Rea and Oliver Crisp’s book, Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology. While, arguably, analytic theology had been done prior to this book, this edited volume gaveContinue reading “Analyzing Doctrine Book Panel”

CFP: E.J. Lowe’s Metaphysics and Analytic Theology

CALL FOR PAPERS E. J. LOWE’S METAPHYSICS AND ANALYTIC THEOLOGY Guest editors Mihretu P. Guta: Biola University, Addis Ababa University & Azusa Pacific University Eric LaRock: Oakland University & University of Michigan, Center for Consciousness Science Edward Jonathan Lowe was one of the most distinguished metaphysicians of the last 50 plus years. He made immenseContinue reading “CFP: E.J. Lowe’s Metaphysics and Analytic Theology”

Christian Philosophy: Its Past, Present, and Future

From Theology.News Christian Philosophy: its Past, Present and Future September 22–24, 2020 Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, Poland We are happy to invite you to the conference organized by Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow. We hope that you may find it inspiring. Please see the Call For Papers below: The conference is addressed to the representatives of Christian Philosophy,Continue reading “Christian Philosophy: Its Past, Present, and Future”

CFP: “Evolution, Original Sin and the Fall” Conference at Saint Louis University

Call for abstracts: Evolution, original sin and the Fall Time and location: June 22-23 2020, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri Plenary speakers: Hans Madueme (Covenant College) John Teehan (Hofstra University) Can the concepts of original sin and the Fall be interpreted in the light of evolution, and if so, how? There is an ongoing discussion inContinue reading “CFP: “Evolution, Original Sin and the Fall” Conference at Saint Louis University”

Call for Papers: Prize Competition, Feminist Analytic Theology 

Thanks to funding from the American Philosophical Association’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Fund, the editors of the Journal of Analytic Theology are pleased to announce a prize competition for the best paper in feminist analytic theology. We understand feminist analytic theology in a broad sense to also include intersectional perspectives. Every eligible submission will be considered for the prize ofContinue reading “Call for Papers: Prize Competition, Feminist Analytic Theology ”

The Unity of the Human Person According to the Greek Fathers

Kallistos Ware begins his discussion of human personhood by referring to David Jenkins, who was the Bishop of Durham at the time, who insisted that personhood cannot be defined. According to Jenkins, “There is a sense in which we do not know what is involved in being a person. Thus, we do not know howContinue reading “The Unity of the Human Person According to the Greek Fathers”

Christian Theism and the Concept of a Person

In our modern world, says Adrian Thatcher, “the credibility of theism suffers from a close association with Cartesian Dualism.” (180) Thus, Thatcher’s goal is to show that the Christian concept of God and the Christian concept of human persons does not require dualism. Thatcher begins his argument by outlining six different uses of the conceptContinue reading “Christian Theism and the Concept of a Person”

A Theology of Personal Being

In a short essay titled “A Theology of Personal Being,” John Macquarrie makes three assertions about what it means to be a human being. First, “a human person is a being on the way.” (172) Humans are “unfinished” – this is in contrast with traditional views that regard human nature as some sort of fixedContinue reading “A Theology of Personal Being”