The Self in the Light of Divinity conference
The Self in the Light of Divinity: ANALYTIC THEOLOGY AND HUMAN PERSONSDownload iCal Event
Location: Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London W8 5HN
William J Abraham writes enthusiastically of the recent rapid growth in analytic theology and its significant contribution to ‘the revitalisation of theology as a serious discipline’ (Farris & Taliaferro, The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology, 2015, xiii). Analytic anthropology has typically focused on those issues best suited to its characteristically precise and formal methods. These include the ontology of human beings, the imago dei, the general resurrection and aspects of human nature such as the will, sin and salvation. This day conference will include a number of papers considering such focal topics but will be centred on discussion of the role of analytic philosophy in a larger philosophical and theological terrain. The keynote lecture will reflect on analytic philosophy, naturalism, and doctoral studies in Europe and America in philosophy and theology.
KEYNOTE LECTURE: PROF CHARLES TALIAFERRO, ST OLAF COLLEGE:
Methodological Peace-making: Phenomenological Realism and Theological Anthropology
Thomas Atkinson (University of Liverpool), Joseph Diekemper (Queens University, Belfast), Joshua Farris (Houston Baptist University), Jonathan Loose (Heythop College, University of London), Benjamin Matheson (University of Gothenburg) and Dominic Robinson (Heythrop College, University of London).
This event is being held to follow the launch of The Ashgate Research Companion to Theological Anthropology, which is edited by two of the conference speakers, Dr Joshua Farris and Prof Charles Taliaferro.
The launch event takes place at Heythrop College on the previous evening - 6.30pm for 7pm.
£20.00 (£10.00 for students and members of University of London) which includes lunch and refreshments. To book your place, please click on the 'Book now' button at the top of the page.