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Embodied Reason: Wisdom, Tradition, and Contemporary Apologetics



California Baptist University

April 11-12, 2014

Keynote Speaker:

Kevin Vanhoozer (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)

Call for Papers

The Philosophy Department of CBU in partnership with Apologetics.com and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary invites papers addressing the topics of wisdom and tradition in relation to apologetics, philosophy, theology and literature. Possible topics include:

  • Intellectual virtues (phronesis) and apologetics
  • Church Fathers as models of embodied reason
  • Apologetics and culture
  • Theological anthropology
  • Aesthetics and truth
  • Apologetics and the Christian tradition

Papers related to the general conference theme and the keynote speaker’s topics are especially encouraged. In addition, papers on any topic of apologetic or philosophic interest will be considered. Papers from all philosophical traditions are encouraged.

The deadline for submission is January 31st. Submission of an abstract of 250 words or less can be sent by email attachment to Dr. Todd Bates at tbates@calbaptist.edu. The abstract should be prepared for blind review. In addition to the abstract, submissions should include a cover letter that contains your name, institutional affiliation, email address, and paper title.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by February 14th.

For additional information about the conference please contact Dr. Todd Bates at tbates@calbaptist.edu or Christina Sanders at csanders@calbaptist.edu.


Registration is $30 and includes one meal (Saturday lunch).
Undergraduate student registration is $10.

There are two options for registration:
Register and pay online now or download, print and fill out the PDF version of the registration and mail it with your payment to:

Philosophy Conference Registration
Philosophy Department
School of Christian Ministries
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504

Please make checks payable to California Baptist University.

Individuals are responsible to reserve their own accommodations. Please see the Hotel Information link for more information.

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