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2012 EPS Session at the AAR

November 18, 2012
Chicago Hilton
Chicago, IL

The panel will discuss the book, The Persistence of the Sacred in Modern Thought (University of Notre Dame Press, 2012).

Chris L. Firestone, Nathan A. Jacobs, and thirteen other contributors examine the role of God in the thought of major European philosophers from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century.

The EPS symposium addresses two questions that emerge out of this collection:

  • What elements of the sacred persist in certain key figures of Modernity?
  • And how might contemporary thinkers capitalize on these elements??

Panelists include

Panelists include:

  • Lee Hardy, Calvin College, Making Use of Hume's Defense of True Religion
  • Nicholas Adams, University of Edinburgh, What We Can Learn from Schelling's Turn to ScriptureChris L. Firestone (Trinity International University), The Persistence of the Sacred before and beyond Kant
  • Nathan Jacobs (John Brown University. Recovering the Theodicy of John Damascene via the Desecularized Leibniz
  • Philip Clayton (Claremont School of Theology), The Persistence of the Sacred in Modernity and Today
  • Peter C. Hodgson, Vanderbilt University, Hegel, Secularization, and Shapes of Freedom.

Location: Continental Ballroom A (7:00 pm).

Stay tuned at the EPS website for a forthcoming author interview with Firestone and Jacobs about their book.

For more information: http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting.aspx
Type of event: National

Christian Philosophers and the Secular Academy Christ-Shaped Philosophy Project