Posted by: Department of Theology and Philosophy
Topic for the lecture series: God and Christian Morality
Friday, November 15th at 7:00 pm - Why a Christian Life is the Best Possible Life
The Sophia forum: created by a generous anonymous donor, The Sophia Forum aims to promote Christian philosophy and pay tribute to those who significantly contribute to it. Each year the Philosophy Program at Azusa Pacific University invites a renown Christian Philosopher to formally lecture two nights on topics of their expertise as well as being a Christian Philosopher. The guest speaker also spend time with students and faculty throughout the days that they are visiting our campus.
Richard G. Swinburne is a British philosopher of religion. He is an Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford. Over the last 50 years Swinburne has been a very influential proponent of philosophical arguments for the existence of God. His philosophical contributions are primarily in philosophy of religion and philosophy of science. He aroused much discussion with his early work in the philosophy of religion, a trilogy of books consisting of The Coherence of Theism, The Existence of God, and Faith and Reason.