Non-Reductive Physicalism – Some Problems (Part 2)

Yesterday, I mentioned one challenge that non-reductive physicalists face. Today I’d like to mention two more. The Problem of the Intermediate State… A second challenge that the nonreductive physicalist faces is the problem of the intermediate state and the afterlife. All physicalist accounts face the problem of a “gappy existence” during the intermediate state. ThatContinue reading “Non-Reductive Physicalism – Some Problems (Part 2)”

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Tyndale Fellowship Conference Philosophy of Religion Lineup

In June I will be hopping over the pond to take part in the Tyndale Fellowship’s Philosophy of Religion conference. The line up of speakers includes several friends of mine who will undoubtedly be presenting great papers. The Tyndale Lecture will be given by Harry Bunting. His talk is titled “Prolegomena to a Christian MoralContinue reading “Tyndale Fellowship Conference Philosophy of Religion Lineup”

Call for Applications – “ON HUMAN NATURES: PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE IN THE SERVICE OF THEOLOGY”

As you may know, I was part of a grant Fuller received to to Analytic Theology. That grant has come to an end, but an exciting new one is about to start up. It is called “On Human Natures: Psychological Science in the Service of Theology.” Here is the low-down: We will hold three 13-dayContinue reading “Call for Applications – “ON HUMAN NATURES: PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE IN THE SERVICE OF THEOLOGY””

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview – GIVEAWAY WINNER

Not too long ago I ran a giveaway of J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig’s 2nd edition of Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview. I’m happy to announce that the winner is @adivanceaUS who won via twitter! Congratulations. Please contact me through twitter to claim your prize.

Neuroscience and the Soul

During the 2012-2013 academic year, Biola University’s Center for Christian Thought brought together a number of philosophers, theologians, and scientists to discuss the relationship between traditional views of the mind and body in light of the contemporary findings of neuroscience. Neuroscience and the Soul: The Human Person in Philosophy, Science, and Theology (2016) represents theContinue reading “Neuroscience and the Soul”

Thoughts About 2017’s Jewish Philosophical Theology Workshop in Jerusalem

As I mentioned before on this blog, I recently spent some time in Jerusalem for a Jewish philosophical theology workshop. In light of my time there, I decided to write a few blog posts for Fuller Seminary’s Analytic Theology Blog.  Below you will find the links to various blogs, including a blog where I interactContinue reading “Thoughts About 2017’s Jewish Philosophical Theology Workshop in Jerusalem”

The Herzl Institute – Young Scholars Workshop

Today I got word that I was accepted to be a participant at the Herzel Institute (Jerusalem) Young Scholar’s Workshop and Conference on Revelation at Mt. Sinai: It is with great pleasure that I am writing to inform you that we are able to offer you a place at our Young Scholars Workshop which willContinue reading “The Herzl Institute – Young Scholars Workshop”

Analytic Theology Seminars at Fuller Seminary Start Today!

  See the message below from Allison Wiltshire Hello! I would like to invite you to join us at Fuller Seminary for a weekly series of talks on human and divine love as part of the Analytic Theology for Theological Formation project.  Our team would be thrilled for you to attend any or all ofContinue reading “Analytic Theology Seminars at Fuller Seminary Start Today!”

What’s it Like Doing Theology With a Room Full of Philosophers

The following is a guest post by a friend of mine Derek Saenz. Here he reflects upon his past experience as a theology student at Talbot Seminary (which happens to be FULL of philosophy students). If you think that many seminary students look at philosophy students and think, “These guys are just a bunch ofContinue reading “What’s it Like Doing Theology With a Room Full of Philosophers”

Love’s Essential Aspects and Diverse Forms – Thomas Jay Oord

The first plenary session at Biola’s CCT conference this year was given by Thomas Jay Oord. Here is an outline of his talk. Introduction Personal story: faith – atheism – faith At the core of what makes sense of Christianity is love. Love Should we even attempt to define love? So many answers/possibilities Can weContinue reading “Love’s Essential Aspects and Diverse Forms – Thomas Jay Oord”