Welcome to the Baylor ISR Center for Christian Philosophy

Announcing:
Philosophy department, Baylor ISR and major granting organization cooperate in opening Baylor Center for Christian Philosophy - Dr. C. Stephen Evans announced as Director
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John Haldane
Dr. Haldane named one of the "50 Most Influential Living Philosophers" by TheBestSchools.org
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Trent Dougherty
Dr. Trent Dougherty appointed Fellow of the Oxford Center for Animal Ethics
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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.
Trent Dougherty
Michael Rea (University of Notre Dame), Trent Dougherty (Baylor University) and Oliver Crisp (Fuller Theological Seminary) discuss Analytic Theology.
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
Oct
2
Mon
Carlos Colon Presenting @ Indianapolis IN
Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day

Music and Liturgy presentations. Lilley Endowment Inc., (private event).

 

Oct
3
Tue
Gerald Cleaver Presenting @ Huntsville AL
Oct 3 – Oct 6 all-day

“Analysis of Two Proposals for Advanced Propulsion Systems.” Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop.

 

Oct
12
Thu
Tim O’Connor Presenting @ UT San Antonio Texas
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day

Lecture: Title TBA. Brackenridge Philosophy Symposium, University of Texas—San Antonio

Oct
15
Sun
Carlos Colon Presenting @ Dallas TX
Oct 15 – Oct 17 all-day

Invited talk: “What Makes a Melody Fitting and Beautiful.” Center for Congregational Song, Hymn Society of North America

Oct
25
Wed
Gerald Cleaver Presenting @ Baylor University
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day

“Is Another Reformation Needed? The State of Evangelical Churches Two Decades After ‘Scandal of the Evangelical Mind.’” 2017 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture: The Bible and the Reformation.

Oct
31
Tue
Natalie Carnes Speaking @ Dallas TX
Oct 31 – Nov 3 all-day

Speaker for Arts Week. Dallas Theological Seminary

Nov
1
Wed
Jonathan Tran Presenting @ Pasadena CA
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

“The Spirit of God Was Hovering Over the Waters”: Pressing Past Racialization in the De-Colonial Missionary Context. 2017 Missiology Lectures: Race, Theology, and Mission.

Nov
10
Fri
Natalie Carnes Reading for Book Release @ Waco TX
Nov 10 all-day

Reading from Image and Presence in celebration of book release. Modern and Contemporary Reading Group, Baylor University. Time TBD

Nov
16
Thu
Inaugural CS Lewis Memorial Lecture @ TBA
Nov 16 all-day
Nov
20
Mon
Natalie Carnes Presenting @ Boston MA
Nov 20 all-day

“Human Desire and Original Sin: Moving Beyond Augustine’s Greedy Infant.” American Academy of Religion.