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The Center for Philosophy of Religion promotes new research in theistic and Christian philosophy and fosters dialogue between philosophy and theology, through residential fellowships, grants, multi-year research initiatives, conferences, workshops, lectures, and public debates.

News and Announcements

"Disability in Heaven" Film Premiere

Announcing the release of our new short film, "Disability in Heaven," produced in collaboration with Kevin Timpe and Glass Darkly Films, Inc.

8th Annual Analytic Theology Lecture: "The Eucharist, Perfection, and Damage"
November 18 in Denver

Lauren F. Winner

In conjunction with the 2018 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings, Lauren F. Winner, Associate Professor of Christian Spirituality at Duke Divinity School, will present this year's Analytic Theology Lecture on Sunday, November 18 from 3:00pm - 4:30pm in Salon E of the Colorado Ballroom at the Denver Hilton City Center.

Welcome 2018-2019 Fellows

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We are pleased to announce the Center's incoming Fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Patrick Kain – Alvin Plantinga Fellow
Oliver D. Crisp – Frederick Crosson Fellow (Spring 2019)
Jc Beall – Research Fellow
Dawn Eschenauer Chow – Research Fellow
Meghan Page – Research Fellow
Kimberley Kroll – Visiting Graduate Fellow (Fall 2018)


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In April 2017, Alvin Plantinga received the Templeton Prize. To celebrate Plantinga's most influential ideas and arguments, we produced a series of ten videos that explore his philosophical contributions. 
To view all videos in the series, visit: plantingavideos.com.

Spring 2018 Issue of λogoi

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Discussion Group Meetings

Our newest publication features articles by
Jc Beall, Jeffrey E. Brower, Annette Bryson, Kristopher McDaniel, and Joshua Seachris.

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We discuss the work-in-progress of the Center's Fellows, local faculty, and occasional outside visitors. Papers are not presented during the discussion group meeting; rather, we read the papers in advance and the meetings are devoted entirely to Q&A.

The next meeting is scheduled for October 26, 2018. The group will discuss a paper by Dawn Eschenauer Chow.

See our calendar for the full schedule.




Global Philosophy of Religion Calendar

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Our website is equipped with a calendar featuring conferences, workshops, calls for papers, and other events in philosophy of religion outside of the Center. 

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Researchers from our Hope & Optimism research initiative discuss the interesting and complex relationship between faith and hope. For more videos in this series, visit: http://hopeoptimism.com/pages/videos

The Journal of Analytic Theology


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We are excited to announce the sixth volume of the Journal of Analytic Theology, a new, open access, international joint publication of the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame and Baylor University. It explores theological and meta-theological topics in a manner that prizes terminological clarity and argumentative rigor, including historical studies that seek to elucidate conceptual challenges or explore strategies for addressing them.



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No Discussion Group Meeting

Fri Oct 12, 2018

There will be no Discussion Group meeting on October 12 due to this date being the Friday before Fall Break.