Welcome to the Baylor ISR Center for Christian Philosophy

Announcing:
Dr. Alex Pruss named Wilde Lecturer at Oxford University summer 2019
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C. Stephen Evans
BCCP Director, Dr. C. Stephen Evans Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year
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Charity Anderson
Dr. Charity Anderson named Associate Director of BCCP
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Francis Beckwith
Dr. Beckwith receives the 2016 AAR Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion
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Our Featured Projects + Research

Advancing A Better Understanding of the Nature, Scope, and Rationality of Religious Belief
The BCCP aims to bring the sophia of Christ to bear upon fundamental ideas concerning humanity’s place in the cosmos, and, in the light of this divine wisdom, to examine important issues that arise when humans try to live the Gospel in the modern world.
Watch Our Scholars
Micheal Beaty
A panel discussion with Rev. Kurt Pritzl, OP, Paul Weithman, and Michael Beaty for the sixth annual fall conference, "Joy in the Truth," held September 29-October 1, 2005.
C. Stephen Evans
C. Stephen Evans (Baylor University) discusses accountability, responsibility, and human behavior as it relates to spiritual formation at Biola University.
John Haldane
Join Christopher Hitchens, world-famous British journalist and anti-theist, and John Haldane, leading Scottish philosopher, commentator, and broadcaster, in a discussion on rights, dignity, faith and public life. The Veritas Forum at Oxford, 2010.

Events
Sep
27
Thu
C. Stephen Evans to give the Cornelia Marschall Smith Lecture @ TBD
Sep 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Virtue of Accountability and the Fear of the Lord

Cornelia Marschall Smith Lecture at 3:30 pm, on Thursday, Sept. 27

The award, presented annually during the Academic Honors Convocation, recognizes a Baylor faculty member who makes a superlative contribution to the learning environment at Baylor in these areas:

  • Teaching, which is judged to be of the highest order of intellectual acumen and pedagogical effectiveness,
  • Research, which is recognized as outstanding by the national and/or international and local community of scholars, and
  • Service, which is regarded as exemplary in building the character of intellectual community at Baylor.

As this year’s recipient, Evans received a commemorative plaque and a $20,000 award. He will present a lecture on a topic of his choosing during the next academic year.