The EPS at AAR/SBL 2014 Meeting

August 30, 2014
Posted by Administrator

The EPS is pleased to host two sessions at the 2014 meeting of the AAR/SBL at the San Diego Convention Center (111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101).

Session #1: “Finding the Theistic Foundations of Morality”

Date and time: Saturday, November 22, 7:00 – 10:00 PM

Room: Hilton Bayfront-300B

Chair: Paul Copan (Ph.D), Palm Beach Atlantic University

David Baggett (Ph.D), co-author of Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality (OUP)

Steve Dilley (Ph.D), editor of Darwinian Evolution and Classical Liberalism (Lexington)

Scott Smith (Ph.D), author of In Search of Moral Knowledge: Overcoming the Fact-Value Dichotomy (IVP).

Angus Menuge (Ph.D), editor of Legitimizing Human Rights: Secular and Religious Perspectives (Ashgate).

Session  #2: “Punishment and Christian Love”

Date and time: Sunday, November 23, 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Room: Hilton Bayfront-300B

Chair: Gregory Bock, Ph.D., Walters State Community College 

“The Emerging Ethics of Restorative Justice: The Moral Vision of Howard Zehr and the Contemporary Theological Understanding of Justice”

Yutaka Osakabe, Ph.D.(candidate), University of Aberdeen

“Communicating Tough Love: Christian Love and a Communicative Theory of Punishment”

Jeffrey Cervantez (Ph.D), Crafton Hills College, and Gregory Bock (Ph.D), Walters State

“Doing (Reprobative) Justice by Forgiving the Impenitent”

Chad Bogosian (Ph.D), Grand Canyon University

“Justice and Love: The Moral Underpinnings of Just Retribution”

Daryl Charles (Ph.D), John Jay Institute