Baptist Association of Philosophy Teachers: 2020 Summer Seminary Call for Applications

BAPT is pleased to announce its 2020 Summer Seminar: “Honesty: The Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue,” led by Dr. Christian Miller. It will be June 15-19 (M-F) at the Moreau Seminary Campus of the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. Application deadline: May 1, 2020. See the seminar flyer below for moreContinue reading “Baptist Association of Philosophy Teachers: 2020 Summer Seminary Call for Applications”

Salvation at Stake

Today we wrap-up a mini-series on the philosophy of doing history. The final essay in we will look at in this series is a chapter from Brad Gregory’s Salvation at Stake. This final essay represents the strongest set of arguments against a form of historiography dominated by what have variously been called, “the new historicism,”Continue reading “Salvation at Stake”

Atonement – Los Angeles Theology Conference 2015

The 2015 Los Angeles Theology Conference will be held this upcoming Thursday and Friday at Biola University. The theme of LATC will be the doctrine of atonement. Here is how the organizers describe the conference: We are inviting theologians who can situate the doctrine of the atonement in its larger systematic theological context, show itsContinue reading “Atonement – Los Angeles Theology Conference 2015”

[Breaking News] A New Disease Discovered in Dallas, TX

Sort of not really…. I love what Professor William J. Abraham says: Philosophy is like a sort of disease that you pick up but there is no cure. That is so true. Anyway here Professor Abraham talk about how the relationship between philosophy and theology, Jonathan Edwards, and teaching classes on evangelism.

How Can Philosophy be Used in the Church?

Timothy Pawl (University of St. Thomas) is a brilliant brilliant man. I first heard him at the Los Angeles Theology Conference two years ago, some of his replies to the other speakers blew my mind and forced me to ask myself – who is this guy??!!?! Well I recently stumbled across a video in whichContinue reading “How Can Philosophy be Used in the Church?”

Continental vs. Analytic

A while ago I took some flack for some comments I made about continental philosophy , I wrote that continental philsophy is pseudo-philosophical gobbldy-gook. Well I stand by those words. Apparently Richard Swinburne, the world famous Oxford philosopher of religion feels the same way. Here is what he has to say about the relationship betweenContinue reading “Continental vs. Analytic”

Edwards and Franklin (Pt. 1)

While at Fuller Seminary one of my favorite professors was George Marsden. George wasn’t on the regular faculty, he was just a visiting professor, nevertheless it was cool to have him come in every year and teach an intensive on Evangelicalism & Fundamentalism or Jonathan Edwards & C.S. Lewis. Learning about Edwards from him wasContinue reading “Edwards and Franklin (Pt. 1)”