2012 Sophia Forum Features Dr. Eleonore Stump

Posted: February 22, 2012

This year's Sophia Forum, an annual event for the promotion of Christian philosophy and to pay tribute to those who significantly contribute to it, recognizes the work of Dr. Eleonore Stump, the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992.

She will present two lectures in Azusa Pacific University's Munson Chapel: "The Problem of Suffering" at 7 p.m. February 23, and "The Integration of Faith and Learning" at 7 p.m. February 24.

She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study, Aquinas (Routledge, 2003), and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde Lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart Lectures (Princeton, 2009). She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division.

For more information on the lectures, which are sponsored by the Department of Psychology, contact Laura Smith Webb at (626) 815-5496 or lwebb@apu.edu.