Friday, March 12, 2010

Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology: “The Measure of Their Creation—Theological Anthropology"

Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology Seventh Annual Meeting
March 25-27, 2010
Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah

2010 SMPT Annual Meeting Schedule

Theme:  "The Measure of Their Creation—Theological Anthropology"
Location:  Library Lecture Hall (LI 120)
Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah
Host:  UVU Religious Studies Program
  • Panel: Remembering Truman Madsen: Patriarch of Mormon Philosophy
  • "Re-thinking Grace and All We Can Do" Sheila Taylor, Graduate Theological Union
  • "The Natural Man and Enmity to God" Graham Stott, Arab American University
  • "Mormonism Dysembodied: Placing LDS Theology in Conversation with Disability" Anne Leahy, independent scholar and ASL translator
  • '"Which Thing I Never Had Supposed": The Problem of Evil and the Problem of Man' Loyd Ericson, Claremont Graduate University
  • "Pre-existence, the Problem of Evil, and Two Kinds of Freedom" Benjamin Huff, Randolph-Macon College
  • "Finding the Divine in Man: Romantic Angst and the Collapse of Transcendence" Terryl L. Givens, University of Richmond
  • "Are Mormons Pelagians?" Brian Birch, Utah Valley University
  • "Reflections on Justification, Theosis, and Grace in Christian and Mormon Discourse" Grant Underwood, Brigham Young University
  • "The Life of the World" Adam Miller, Collin College
  • "Dual Innocence and the Preparatory Redemption" Rob Line, LDS Institute, University of Utah
  • "Internal Landscapes: Considerations On the Role of the Body As a Map For Environmental Awareness" Pat Debenham, Brigham Young University
  • "Approaching Justice: Toward a Mormon Conception of the Difference Principle" Chris Henrichsen, Brigham Young University
  • "Subjectivity and Truth: Towards a Basic Mormon Anthropology" Joseph Spencer, Utah Valley University
  • "Subjection, Mastery, and Discipleship" Jennifer Lane, Brigham Young University - Hawaii, Elizabeth Sewell, Brigham Young University
  • "The Implications of Evolution and Consciousness for Key LDS Doctrines" Steven Peck, Brigham Young University
  • "The New God Argument" Lincoln Cannon and Joseph West, Mormon Transhumanist Association
  • "Divine Anthropology: Translating the Suprahuman Chain" Sam Brown, Intermountain Medical Center, Salt Lake City
  • "Plato, Purity, and the Iconoclast Temptation: A Catholic Imaginarium" David K. O'Connor, University of Notre Dame
  • "The Prodigal Son" Kevin Hart, University of Virginia
  • "I've a Mother There" David Paulsen, Brigham Young University
  • "Literal Spirit Birth" Eric Nielson, mechanical engineer, Sturgis, Michigan
  • "Religious Certainty and Uncertainty in Kierkegaard's Authorship" Keith Lane, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
  • "Anthropology as Epistemology: A Kierkegaardian Basis for Mormon Testimony Claims" Blake Ostler, attorney, Thompson Ostler & Olsen
  • "Pre-Existence and Chaos: The Struggle for Order" Jim McLachlan, Western Carolina University
  • (title TBA) Laurence Hemming, Institute of Advanced Studies, Lancaster University

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