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Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Annual Conference

The Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy and ACU’s School of Philosophy are pleased to announce the 2014 ASCP annual conference, which will be held on ACU’s Melbourne campus. The deadline for submissions of abstracts, thematic panel proposals, and book panel proposals to be considered for the 2014 ASCP annual conference has been extended. **The new […]

Second book in KALOS now available: Returning to Reality: Christian Platonism for our Times

Fresh off the heels of the first book in the KALOS book series being released, the second book by Paul Tyson is also now out, entitled Returning to Reality: Christian Platonism for our Times (Wipf & Stock, 2014; 218pp). [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Publication description: Could it be that we have lost touch […]

First book in the KALOS Book Series: An Ocean Vast of Blessing: A Theology of Grace

The first book in the new KALOS book series has been published by Steven D. Cone entitled An Ocean Vast of Blessing: A Theology of Grace (Wipf & Stock, 2014; 241pp). [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Publication description: Humans are made in the image of God, and authentically coming to be human […]

John Templeton Foundation Funding Inqueries open

As part of its fall open submission cycle, the John Templeton Foundation welcomes online funding inquiries in the areas of philosophy and theology.  The submission window is August 1 to October 1, 2014.  Proposed philosophical projects need not have religion or theology as a focus.  To submit an online funding inquiry, please visit http://www.templeton.org/what-we-fund/our-grantmaking-process. Please note […]

In Memoriam: Rev., Dr. John Hughes

It has taken some time to write this, as our very good friend the Rev., Dr. John Hughes died in a tragic car accident: A man of the people, therefore, a priest of the people. I cannot tell you what loss we at the Centre, indeed we as the church have suffered. Intelligent, humble, loving, […]

CFP: Gillian Rose: A Retrospective

Gillian Rose: A Retrospective 9th January 2015 Speakers Irene Lancaster Andrew Brower Latz John Milbank Peter Osborne Marcus Pound Andrew Shanks Rowan Williams Further speakers TBC Gillian Rose’s work spans Adorno, Hegel, sociology, philosophy, jurisprudence, post-structuralism, the Frankfurt School, Marxism, anthropology, literature, Jewish and Christian theology, death, Auschwitz, Feminism, and more. This conference brings together […]

From Theology to Theological Thinking, by Jean-Yves Lacoste

Recently published: From Theology to Theological Thinking, by Jean-Yves Lacoste, translated by W. Chris Hackett, with an introduction by Jeffrey Bloechl (University of Virginia Press, 2014; 136pp). [Purchase from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: “Christian philosophy” is commonly regarded as an oxymoron, philosophy being thought incompatible with the assumptions and conclusions required by religious faith. […]

Now available: Friendship as Sacred Knowing: Overcoming Isolation, by Samuel Kimbriel

Now available: Friendship as Sacred Knowing: Overcoming Isolation, by Samuel Kimbriel (Oxford University Press, 2014; 240pp). [Purchase from: Oxford University Press Global | Oxford University Press UK | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: We are haunted, Samuel Kimbriel suggests, by a habit of isolation buried, often imperceptibly, within our practices of understanding and relating to the […]

CFP: Logos 2015: Religious Experience

Call for Papers Logos 2015: Religious Experience May 7-9, 2015 at the University of Notre Dame Religious experience is central to religious faith and practice. It often serves as evidence for belief; it contributes to the development of doctrine; and it, or the desire for it, is often a major motivator for church attendance, meditation, […]

“The Metaphysics of Money,” by Paul Tyson

Paul Tyson has written an essay entitled “The Metaphysics of Money” that explores the realm of Medieval economics in an effort to illustrate “how different metaphysical approaches to money can be, and it makes us aware that our Modern understanding of the nature and meaning of money is not a fixed and certain reality.” Excerpt: […]

Issue of Journal of Scriptural Reasoning on Phenomenology and Scripture

Just published is a special issue of the Journal of Scriptural Reasoning (13, no. 1 [June 2014]) on Phenomenology and Scripture. Amongst other contributors, there are two essays by CoTP member W. Chris Hackett (Australian Catholic University) entitled “Some Phenomenological Crumbs” and “Phenomenology of God: Two Ways“. Additionally, Hackett in the same issue has a review […]

Available now: RO:TPP Journal Vol. 2, no. 2

The latest issue of the Radical Orthodoxy: Theology, Philosophy, Politics journal, Volume 2, Number 2 is now available for reading on the open-access website. Table of contents: Articles Awakening to Life: Augustine’s Admonition to (would-be) Philosophers Ian Clausen ‘Become Transfigured Forever’:?Political Transcendence in Alan Moore and David Lloyd’s V for Vendetta Mika Tapio Luoma-aho Immortality […]

Now Online: Charles Taylor Firth Lectures 2014

Philosophical and Theological Anthropology in the 21st Century – Part 1 Philosophical and Theological Anthropology in the 21st Century – Part 2 Professor Charles Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at McGill University in Canada and formerly Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College gave the Firth […]

Paper: Beyond Bits, Memes and Utility Machines, by David Opderbeck

For an article in keeping with the concerns of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy, please see “Beyond Bits, Memes and Utility Machines: A Theology of Intellectual Property as Social Relations,” by David W. Opderbeck, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law. This was originally published in University of St. Thomas Law Journal 10, no. 3 […]

LOGOS-COSMOS-EROS: Horizons & Limitations of Russian Religious Philosophy

IOCS SUMMER CONFERENCE 8-10 September 2014, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge (with an optional day-trip on 11 September) Speakers include: Metropolitan Kallistos Ware Dr Clemena Antonova (Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna) Dr Ruth Coates (University of Bristol) Revd Prof Nikolaos Loudovikos (University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki) Revd Prof Andrew Louth (University of Durham) Prof Artur Mrówczynski-Van […]

New from Stratford Caldecott: Not as the World Gives: The Way of Creative Justice

Not As the World Gives: The Way of Creative Justice Stratford Caldecott Foreword by Adrian Walker Published by Angelico Press; 2014; 292pp. [Purchase: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] This is the time for a new politics, a new economics. Not As the World Gives, drawing on the Church’s two millennia of reflection on the Gospel, shows us […]

2014 Duke Graduate Conference CFP: “Do Not Be Silent at My Tears”

From the Duke Divinity School: On behalf of the Duke Graduate Conference in Theology planning committee, I am pleased to announce the release of the Call for Papers for the 2014 DGCT, which will take place October 3-4 this fall. The conference theme is “Do Not Be Silent at My Tears”: Theological Perspectives on Suffering. We […]

The Freedom of a Christian Ethicist: The Future of a Reformation Legacy

The Freedom of a Christian Ethicist: The Future of a Reformation Legacy What is the significance of the Reformation and its legacy for Christian ethics? Is there a distinctly Protestant contribution to contemporary ethical debates and discussions? What is this contribution and in what ways should it be pursued today? This conference at the University […]

BioLogos: Seeking a Content Editor

From Deborah B. Haarsma, President of BioLogos: I’m writing to ask your help. BioLogos is seeking someone to join our team as a content editor at our offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here’s the position description: We are searching for a qualified candidate to serve as Content Editor.  A primary task for this person will […]

Atheists: The Origin of the Species, by Nick Spencer

Soon to be released: Atheists: The Origin of the Species, by Nick Spencer (Bloomsbury, May 2014, 320pp). [Pre-order from: Bloomsbury | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com] Publication description: The clash between atheism and religion has become the defining battle of the 21st century. Books on and about atheism retain high profile and popularity, and atheist movements on both […]

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