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Conference on Atheism & the Christian Faith to feature world famous philosopher

March 21, 2016 One Comment


EDMONTON – This year’s conference of the Canadian Centre for Scholarship and the Christian Faith (CCSCF) will address the subject of “Atheism and the Christian Faith.” The event takes place May 6-7, 2016 at Concordia University of Edmonton.

Dr. Richard Swinburne.

Dr. Richard Swinburne.

The Keynote Speaker for this year’s event is world-renowned British philosopher Richard G. Swinburne. Professor Swinburne is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford. Over the past fifty years, he has been an influential proponent of philosophical arguments for the existence of God. His philosophical contributions focus especially in the philosophy of religion and philosophy of science. He aroused much discussion with his early work in the philosophy of religion, a trilogy of books consisting of The Coherence of Theism, The Existence of God, and Faith and Reason.

The CCSCF is currently inviting papers and presentations on the theme of Atheism and the Christian Faith for the upcoming conference. Because the CCSCF is interdisciplinary in nature, they invite papers and presentations on the theme from a variety of perspectives, including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Formal Sciences, and the subdisciplines of philosophy, theology, apologetics, psychology, sociology, history, culture, art, ethics, and so forth. Possible topics could include, among others, Atheism and Ethics, Atheism as Religion, Atheism and Meaning, Atheism and Apologetics, Atheism and Cosmology, Atheism and Teleology, Atheism and Ontology, Atheism and Morality, Atheism and Postmodernism, Atheism and Politics, Atheism and Economics, Atheism and History, Atheism and Biology, Atheism and Psychology, Atheism and Society, Atheism and the Arts. For more information on submitting a paper, please visit www.ccscf.org/conference/call-for-papers/.

The opportunity to publish papers from the conference may be submitted for review by the Canadian Journal for Scholarship and the Christian Faith. Go to http://journal.ccscf.org/

For more information or to register, please visit www.ccscf.org.


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