Call for Papers: SSPP at APA-Central

The Society for the Study of Process Philosophies is issuing a call for papers for its meeting at the APA-Central convention on February 26-29, 2020 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. Papers can be in any area of process thought. Please submit papers or abstracts by July 20, 2019 to Jea Sophia Oh…

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Call for Papers: Open Theology

Topical Issue of Open Theology: Issues and Approaches in Contemporary Theological Thought about Evil Edited by: John Culp (Azusa Pacific University, USA)   Description Climate disasters, unanticipated consequences from genetic engineering, transhumanism as a possible solution to a variety of problems, and the growing challenge to the very program of theodicy raise challenges to past theodicies. What responses…

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30% Off Contemporary Whitehead Series

This year marks the 10th anniversary of WRP’s Contemporary Whitehead Studies series. In the attached flyer you will find a 30% off discount code that can be used to purchase any books in the series. Feel free to share with others who might be interested. If you are affiliated with an academic library, please consider asking them to…

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New Book by Jeremy Fackenthal

This book examines how the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead, a speculative philosopher from the first half of the twentieth century, converses and entangles itself with continental philosophers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries around the question of a sustainable civilization in the present. Chapters are focused around economic and environmental sustainability, questions of how…

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Timothy Murphy on Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World

Where is God when we’re losing the fight? In our faithful work toward building a better world, we may often feel we’re losing the battle. The poor get poorer, the vulnerable continue to be abused, and justice for all is a distant dream. No matter how hard we work, nothing changes. Some days, we wonder…

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Edible Entanglements On a Political Theology of Food

Obesity in the Global North and starvation in the Global South can be attributed to the same cause: the concentration of enormous power in the hands of transnational agricultural corporations. The food sovereignty movement has arisen as the major challenger to the corporate food regime. The concept of sovereignty is central to the discursive field…

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Honest To Goodness: An Ethical and Spiritual Odyssey

Honest to Goodness proposes a new Christian presence that is free of dogmatism, exclusivism, and biblicism. It charts a way back to the spiritual and ethical revolution begun by Jesus of Nazareth, one that can make a vital difference to needless evils such as bigotry, environmental destruction, poverty, and violence. The book reveals the author’s experience…

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Bruce Epperly Addresses Pastoral Care in New Book

This concise book, the sixth short guide on process theology and its practical implications by Dr. Bruce Epperly, applies process thought to the calling and activities of pastoral ministry. Short and to the point as are all books in the Topical Line Drives series, this text will provide pastors and others involved in caregiving ministries…

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A Process Take on the Lord’s Prayer by Bruce Epperly

Can you imagine reading the Lord’s Prayer as a gateway to adventure? Bruce Epperly, who has introduced process theology to the masses through concise, readable guides, presents this well-known prayer through a vision of a relational, open-spirited, profoundly personal, always creative, and forward-looking God, who invites us to be companions in the holy adventure of…

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Call for Papers: SSPP at APA-Eastern Division

The Society for the Study of Process Philosophies will meet at the APA-Eastern convention in Philadelphia, PA from January 8–11 in 2020. A call for papers is being issued on this year’s theme: ‘Process’ and Related Concepts. Papers can be in any area of process thought. Submissions are welcome that 1) discuss the “relational turn,”or 2) address inter- or trans-disciplinary applications of…

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