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Steven B. Cowan, PhDSteven B. Cowan, PhD

Director of the Philosophy and Religion Program, Lincoln Memorial University

Steven B. Cowan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion and Director of the Philosophy and Religion Program at Lincoln Memorial University. He is the author of numerous scholarly and popular articles in philosophy of religion and philosophical theology. His scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as Religious Studies Faith and Philosophy, and Philosophia Christi. His is the co-editor (with James Spiegel) of the forthcoming Idealism and Christian Philosophy (Bloomsbury). He is also the co-author (with James Spiegel) of The Love of Wisdom: A Christian Introduction to Philosophy (Broadman & Holman), and co-editor (With Terry Wilder) of In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture (Broadman & Holman), as well as the editor of Five Views on Apologetics (Zondervan) and Who Runs the Church? Four Views on Church Government (Zondervan). was born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Cowan graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi (BA Sociology), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div), and University of Arkansas (MA, Ph.D, Philosophy). He and his wife have a very precocious 10-year old son named Oliver, and they live in Rose Hill, Virginia.

Areas of Specialization

Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical Theology, Metaphysics of free will, Apologetics

Articles on the EPS Site

Available Lectures by Steven B. Cowan

  • 051116_MP12 Why Believe the Bible is The Word of God? Why Believe the Bible is The Word of God?
    Format:Downloadable mp3

Books by Steven B. Cowan

  • Idealism and Christian Philosophy: Idealism and Christianity Volume 2 Idealism and Christian Philosophy: Idealism and Christianity Volume 2
    James S. Spiegel, Steven B. Cowan
    Bloomsbury Academic. 2016
    ISBN #1628924063

  • In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture In Defense of the Bible: A Comprehensive Apologetic for the Authority of Scripture
    Steven B. Cowan), Terry L. Wilder
    B&H Academic, 2013
    ISBN #1433676788

  • The Love of Wisdom: A Christian Introduction to Philosophy The Love of Wisdom: A Christian Introduction to Philosophy

    B&H Academic, 2009
    ISBN #0805447709

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