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The 2021 National Annual Conference and Meetings

Support the EPS to expand its reach, support its members, and be a credible presence of Christ-shaped philosophical interests in the academy and into the wider culture! 
The 2021 national meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center and the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, from November 16–18. The meeting is held in conjunction with the Evangelical Theological Society.
We look forward to hearing from Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung (Calvin University) as our keynote speaker, addressing the topic, “What Are You Guarding? Anger and Its Antidotes from the Christian Tradition” (Wednesday, the 17th, 2:00-2:50 PM, Room: Omni - Texas Ballroom). 
  • EPS Reception (Tuesday, November 16th, 8:30 - 10:00 pm) in the Convention Center 102. Come enjoy this opportunity to network, fellowship, and gain some vision and encouragement from EPS leadership, including former EPS President, Paul Copan. We are also pleased to announce that Andre Leo Rusavuk (University of Birmingham) is the winner of the 2021 graduate student paper award. His paper is titled, "Are Divine Actions Subject to Luck?" which will be presented on Thursday at 3:30 pm (Room: Omni - Stockyard 2). 
  • EPS Business Meeting (Thursday, November 18th, 9:30 - 10:30 AM) in the Omni - Stockyard 1. Come hear Executive Committee Members offer some updates and perspective on the EPS. 
  • Download the ETS App at the Apple App Store and at Google Play. A PDF of the EPS-ETS program is also available.

Panel Discussions: In addition to dozens of individual sessions discussing various issues at the intersection of philosophy, theology, and ethics, enjoy these themed, panel presentations:

  • Tuesday November 16th: 2:00 PM - 5:10 PM (Room: Omni - Sundance 3):
    • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Discussing Biblical Philosophy: A Hebraic Approach to the Old and New Testaments (Cambridge, 2021) by Dru Johnson 
    • 3:40 PM – 5:10 PM: Minimal Facts Arguments for the Resurrection of Jesus: For and Against. 
  • Wednesday, November 17th: 3:00 PM - 6:10 PM (Room: Omni - Stockyard 1): Philosophy for Everyone: Exploring Christian Public Philosophy Beyond the Academy.

Come participate in the EPS Apologetics Conference, November 18-20, at Denton Bible Church in Denton, Texas. Plenary speakers include: William Lane Craig, Craig Hazen, Gary Habermas, J. P. Moreland, Greg Koukl, J. Warner Wallace, John Bloom, along with many more breakout sessions and speakers addressing timely topics related to apologetics, worldview, and ethics.

EPS Members are also encouraged to participate at the in-person EPS sessions at the AAR/SBL meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Registration includes access to all sessions, not just EPS, at the AAR/SBL conference until November 23rd.

  • Friday, November 19th:
    • 6:00 PM-7:00 PM (In Person); Theme: The Philosophical Qoheleth: Two visions of Ecclesiastes and its centrality in Philosophy of Religion.
    • 7:00 PM-8:30 PM (In Person); Theme: Job: A Philosophical Commentary, by Owen Anderson
  • Saturday, November 20th:
    • 6:30 PM-8:00 PM (In Person); Theme: Analytic Christology and the Theological Interpretation of the New Testament, by Thomas McCall.
    • 8:00 PM-9:30 PM (In Person); Theme: Love Divine: A Systematic Account of God's Love for Humanity, by Jordan Wessling.
  • Sunday, November 21st:
    • 6:30 PM-8:00 PM (In Person); Theme: Panel discussion of God, Morality, and Beauty: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Ethics, Aesthetics, and the Problem of Evil, by Randall Bush.
    • 8:00 PM-9:30 PM (In Person); Theme: The Films of Paul Schrader.

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