Tyndale Fellowship's Study Group in Philosophy of Religion

July 5, 2023 - July 7, 2023
Study Group in Philosophy of Religion, Tyndale Fellowship

High Leigh Conference Centre, Lord Street
Hoddesdon EN11 8SG
United Kingdom

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Tyndale Philosophy Programme 2023

Wednesday 5th July Session A: 2.5 hours 16:00-18:30

16:00-16:30 David Jakobsen, ‘Returning home: when philosophy turned to dogma again’

16:30-17:00 Walter Stepanenko, ‘Some Questions Concerning Functional Theology’

17:00-17:30 Break

17:30-18:00 Matthew Flummer and Keith Hess, ‘Augustine’s Cosmological Argument’ online

18:00-18:30 Mike Ashfield, ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Sinful’ online

Session B: Tyndale Lecture

20:00-21:30 Paul Gould, ‘In Defense of God Making Stuff Up: Theistic Activism, Divine Creativity, and Divine Exemplarism’

Thursday 6th July Session C: 1 hour 09:30-10:30

09:30-10:00 Garry Moore Soronio, ‘God’s Knowledge of Contingent Facts and the Doctrine of Divine Simplicity’

10:00-10:30 Finley I. Lawson, ‘Paradox and the Incarnation: Why it isn’t Simply a Matter of Logical Contradiction’

Session D: 1.5 hours 11:00-12:30 

11:00-11:30 Luke Wilson, ‘A Perfectly Free God cannot Satisfice’

11:30-12:00 Charles Duke, ‘A 19th-century account of divine omniscience: Thomas Wesley Brents’

12:00-12:30 Richard Worsley, ‘Pascal’s Wager’

Session E: 3 hours 15:30-18:30

15:30-16:00 Joel Alvarez, ‘Christian Materialism, Logic, and the Spiritual Realm’ (online)

16:00-16:30 Parker Haratine, ‘What Counts as Evil? An Alternative to the Privation Theory of Evil’ (online)

16:30-17:00 Ian Davies, ‘Information realism and its implications for Christian doctrines of the soul’

17:00-17:30 Break

17:30-18:00 Robert J Hartman, ‘A Christian Ethics of Blame: Or, God says, “Vengeance is Mine”’ online

18:00-18:30 Alexander Barrientos, ‘Shepherd Contra Hume on the Credibility of Miracles’ online

Friday 5th July Session F 1 hour 09:30-10:30

09:30-10:00 Timothy Mosteller, ‘What the Identity of Being and Goodness Implies for Natural Theology’

10:00-10:30 Paul Rezkalla, ‘Why Molinism and Calvinism Stand or Fall Together’

Session G 1.5 hours 11:00-12:30

11:00-11:30 Florence Choi, ‘Exemplars of Martyrdom: A Study of Thomas Aquinas’s Account of Testimonial Suffering with his Commentary on 2 Timothy.’

11:30-12:00 James Johnson, ‘Contours of Corruption: The Structure of Moral Agency in the Ordinatio of Duns Scotus’

12:00-12:30 Matt Hart, ‘God as Deceiver’

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April 30, 2023, 11:45pm BST

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