Call for Papers: Spring Meeting of the Midwest Region of the EPS

January 16, 2020
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The 15th Spring Meeting of the Midwest Region of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (EPS). Conference held in conjunction with the 65th Spring Meeting of the Midwest Region of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS).

Friday, March 27 — Saturday, March 28, 2020
Hosted by Grand Rapids Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, MI)

Conference Theme: “What I’ve Learned: Distinguished Scholars Share Their Stories”.

Plenary Speakers:

  • Dr. George Marsden. Dr. Marsden is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Notre Dame. Notable books include Jonathan Edwards: A Life, Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism, and The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship.
  • Dr. Millard Erickson. Dr. Erickson’s notable books include Christian Theology, Reclaiming the Center, and What Does God Know and When Does He Know It?
  • Dr. Richard Muller. Dr. Muller is Professor Emeritus of Historical Theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. Notable books include Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics: the Rise and Development of Reformed Theology, ca. 1520-ca.1725 (4 volumes), The Unaccommodated Calvin, and Divine Will and Human Choice: Freedom, Contingency, and Necessity in Early Modern Reformed Thought.
  • Dr. David Turner. Dr. Turner will be the banquet speaker. Dr. Turner is professor emeritus of New Testament at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. His notable books include Matthew (Baker Exegetical Commentary), Israel’s Last Prophet and Interpreting the Gospels and Acts.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 11:59pm EST, January 28, 2020; Notification of acceptance by February 4, 2020.

We invite abstracts for papers dealing with any topic in philosophy that is of interest to Christian philosophers. Abstracts of at least 400 words should be submitted via email as a PDF attachment no later than 11:59pm EST January 28, 2020 to Shawn Graves (University of Findlay), Chair of the Midwest Region of the EPS. Please use the subject line “EPS 2020 Submission”.

Abstracts should be prepared for blind review and include a presentation title. In the body of the email, please include the following information: (1) name of author(s), (2) institutional affiliation(s), (3) phone number(s), and (4) email address(es).

We welcome submissions from anyone and everyone. We especially encourage submissions from underrepresented groups in philosophy.

Presenters will have 30 minutes to present their papers and should plan for 10 minutes of Q&A.

Presenters must register for the conference. Registration is handled by the Evangelical Theological Society. Today, become a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society!