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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New Italian Translation of Process and Reality

The new Italian translation of Process and Reality is finally out! Translated by Maria Regina Brioschi, University of Milan-Italy), with an Introduction by Luca Vanzago (University of Pavia). Read more at www.bompiani.it.

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Process Perspectives 41.1

From Claremont to Canada to China, follow the worldwide adventures of John Cobb and the Center for Process Studies in the latest issue of Process Perspectives, available now.         *Process Perspectives is available online at no cost. If you would like a print edition for your library or other facility, subscriptions are available. Previous editions…

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Call for Papers: 2019 International Whitehead Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 12th International Whitehead Conference, under the topic “Process as Creativity–Process as Concern,” will take place between August 27-30, 2019. The conference will take place at the University of Brasília, Brazil. You are cordially invited to attend this conference and submit your abstracts for presentations in any on the following sections:…

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Call for Papers: Young Scholars Award at 2019 IWC

The Board of the International Process Network opens a call for papers for the Young Scholars Award (under 35 years old). There will be two Young Scholars Awards. The deadline for submission of papers is April 1, 2019. The winners will be announced in on the IPN website. The award includes airfare and conference fee for…

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God Can’t by Thomas Jay Oord

Hurting people ask heart-felt questions about God and suffering. Some “answers” they receive appeal to mystery: “God’s ways are not our ways.” Some answers say God allows evil for a greater purpose. Some say evil is God’s punishment. Not only do the usual answers fail, they don’t support the truth that God loves everyone all the…

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New Book by Bruce Epperly

The Christian life is a holy adventure. Bruce Epperly has opened up that adventure to everyone in his previous books Process Theology, Process Spirituality, and Process and Ministry. Now he connects this adventure to ancient roots in Celtic spirituality. This book takes a meditative, experiential approach to the complex, often difficult topic of process theology and brings it…

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Call for Papers: 2019 Whitehead Psychology Nexus Workshop

Concepts of “now” in process ontology and psychopathology Fontarèches (Avignon), April 6-10   Dear Colleagues and Friends, The 2019 Whitehead Psychology Nexus Workshop will focus on the issue of lived temporality in process (lato sensu) ontology and psychopathology. We seek to gather two types of provocative papers: on the one hand, philosophical discussions of the present…

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Memorial for Lewis Ford

Lewis Ford, co-founder of Process Studies, passed away on Sunday, October 14, after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife Anne, and his two daughters Rachel and Stephanie. Lewis was the Founding editor of Process Studies and served in that position from 1971-95. During and after that time he wrote many articles for the journal. He is…

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New Book from CPS Exec Director Wm. Andrew Schwartz

This book is an exploration into the paradoxical structure of pluralistic thinking as illuminated by both Western and Eastern insights—especially Jainism. By calling into question the most fundamental assumptions of religious pluralists, the author hopes to contribute to a paradigm shift in discourse on religious pluralism and conflicting truth claims.   Available at Rowman.com. . “In…

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