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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 […]

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 […]

[UPDATE] Forthcoming Journal: Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences

UPDATE: The first issue of this journal will soon be released in April 2014. Forthcoming from Mohr Siebeck: Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences (PTSc) Edited by Celia Deane-Drummond (Notre Dame), Dirk Evers (Halle-Wittenberg), Niels H. Gregersen(Copenhagen), Gregory R. Peterson (Brookings) Managing Editor: Dirk Evers Associate Editors: Conor Cunningham (Nottingham), David Fergusson (Edinburgh), Agustín Fuentes (Notre Dame), Peter Harrison (Queensland), Kristian Köchy (Kassel), Nancey Murphy (Pasadena), Robert J. Russell (Berkeley), Mikael Stenmark (Uppsala), Günter Thomas (Bochum), Wesley Wildman (Boston),Gayle E. Woloschak (Chicago) Philosophy, Theology and […]

Institute of Ideas: Academy Scholarship Programme 2014

Dear All, ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION 2014 For the third year, the Institute of Ideas will be running the Academy Scholarship Programme for full time students of ANY academic discipline. Successful applicants will be eligible to attend the annual Academy weekend for only £60. Read on for details of how to apply. WHAT IS THE ACADEMY? […]

Announcing the death of a great philosopher, friend of the Centre, and friend to many: E J Lowe (Update)

A message from Dr Conor Cunningham: The COTP is sad to announce the death of E J Lowe, Professor of Metaphysics at the University of Durham.  We here, at Nottingham, had a very fruitful relationship with his unbelievable analytical skills; indeed his generosity and patience, especially with our ignorance, was nearly unsurpassed. Speaking personally, for […]

Institute of Ideas Academy: Student Scholarship Programme 2013

A letter from Claire Fox, the Director at the Institute of Ideas: Dear All, Do you have a passion for the greatest works in the classical, literary, historical and philosophical canon? Does the idea of grappling with the complexities of human nature through the works of Cicero and Plato, Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Franz […]

Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study: Call for Fellows

From the NDIAS: The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship addressing major issues and questions of value in ways that transcend disciplinary boundaries. The institute is currently calling for fellows for the 2013-2014 academic year. The deadline for 2013-2014 fellowship applications is November 1, 2012. For […]

The Theology of Food now out in Paperback

The Theology of Food: Eating and the Eucharist, by Angel F. Méndez Montoya, published in the Illuminations series, is now available in paperback. [Purchase US | Purchase UK] The links between religion and food have been known for centuries, and yet we rarely examine or understand the nature of the relationship between food and spirituality, […]

Institute of Ideas Academy Scholarship Programme

Does the idea of grappling with the great existential questions of free will and determinism through the works of Homer and Sophocles, Thomas Paine and Herbert Spencer, Jane Austen and Dostoevsky, Martin Luther and Jean-Paul Sartre, appeal to you? Do you have a passion for the greatest works in the historical, philosophical, classical, and literary […]

Alban Books Offer for UK/European Readers

The following offer has been sent our way from Alban Books, the UK distributor of Eerdmans: Alban Books is the exclusive UK/European distributor for Eerdmans Publishing Company in the USA. Preorder your copies of the two new titles in the Interventions series - Metaphysics: The Creation of Hierarchy by Adrian Pabst and Words of Christby Michel Henry  - […]

Keble Theology Workshop 7th February 2012

Dear Colleagues, Please see the attached poster for the next Keble Theology Workshop, scheduled for Tuesday 7th February. This will feature a discussion and debate on the subject, ‘Can the West Live With Islam?’ Our two high-profile speakers are Prof. Nigel Biggar, Oxford University’s Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology, and Dr Tim Winter, Cambridge University’s Sheikh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic […]

Modernism, Christianity, and Apocalypse

Modernism, Christianity, and Apocalypse (18-20 July 2012) A conference organised by the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Bergen, Norway; funded by the Bergen Research Foundation through the ‘Modernism and Christianity’ research project. The modernist imperative ‘Make it new!’ posits a break with traditional artistic forms, but also with the entire mould of […]

Teaching and Studying Religion: Choices and Challenges

Teaching and Studying Religion: Choices and Challenges BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London 15 December 2011, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Religion is not a neutral subject. As with other significant constituents of identity, such as sexuality, gender, ethnicity, or class, the subject of ‘religion’ as a topic for study is not straightforward. And yet, […]

New Journal: Humanum

H U M A N U M Issues in Family, Culture and Science The Online Review of the Center for Cultural and Pastoral Research www.humanumreview.com The Center for Cultural and Pastoral Research, a recently founded subsidiary of the American session of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, launched its […]

The CoTP has moved!

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies and the Centre of Theology and Philosophy has moved to a new location! We have relocated to the new Humanities building located on the main University Park campus at the University of Nottingham.  

Darwin’s Pious Idea wins Catholic Press Award

Darwin’s Pious Idea, has been awarded Third place in the FAITH AND SCIENCES CATEGORY of the 2011 Catholic Press Awards. The judges said that Darinw’s Pious Idea was “An amazing work of bridge-building that demonstrates convincingly that both Ultra-Darwinists and hard-core Creationists are “intellectually vacuous” in their respectively strident points of view. This sweeping interdisciplinary […]

A Jellicoe Seminar: How Faith Can Restore Community

From 7pm on Wednesday 22nd June in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, PROFESSOR JOHN MILBANK will be in dialogue with LORD (Maurice) GLASMAN under the title ‘How Faith can Restore Community’. This will be an exciting encounter and an unparalleled occasion for two of the main thinkers and actors in the […]

What is Life? Conference Programme [UPDATED]

The Centre of Theology and Philosophy’s ‘What is Life?’ conference programme is complete and can be downloaded by clicking on the programme cover on the right or by clicking here [Note: this is a 12.6 mb PDF file]. Logistical information: For those arriving to the conference, it has been suggested to us that a taxi […]

Invitation – What is Life? Kraków Conference – Centre of Theology and Philosophy

The message below was sent out through our mailing system last night. We have reproduced it here. To sign up for our mailing list, please do so here. Centre of Theology and Philosophy Monday 07 March 2011 Greetings from the Centre   Dear CoTP Subscriber, Yes, it’s that time again, and this year is very […]

First International Conference on the Concept of Time in Science, Philosophy and Theology

THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE CONCEPT OF TIME IN SCIENCE, PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY to be held in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates February 28 – March 4, 2012 CONFERENCE VENUE (1) Opening and First-day activities will take place at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. (2) All other scientific activities will be held in the IT Building […]

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