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Imagining the Good Life: Apologetics and Human Flourishing
Friday, April 5th
Registration, 1:00 pm—4 :00 pm (Grand Foyer, Business Building)
Concurrent Session 1, 2:00 pm—3:15 pm
Scott B. Key,
"The Moral Aesthetic of Perelandra" Berniece Bruinius,
"Steven's Hope for a Future: Imagining the Good Life in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day" BUSB 253
B. Jesse Bettinger,
"In Defense of Religion from a Scientific Metaphysics and Mind-Body Ontology" Roger N. Overton,
"Virtues and the Case for Christ: Virtue Apologetics as the Connection Between Character Development and Evangelism" Concurrent Session 2, 3:30 pm—4:45 pm
A. Jeff Mooney,
"Jazz and Human Flourishing: Richard Weaver's Ideas Do Have Consequences" Dr. David A. Horner and Danny Simpson,
"Music and the Moral Life: The Aesthetics of Eudaimonia" BUSB 253
B. Jen Prickett,
"Quakers and Human Flourishing" Jody McElrath,
"Christian Apologetics in Community: the Schaeffers and L'Abri" Dinner break, 5:00 pm—7:00 pm
Key Note Speaker, 7:00 pm—8:30 pm
James K.A. Smith, "
Erotic Comprehension: The Bodily Basis of Meaning" Saturday, April 6th
Registration & Check in , 8:00 am—9:00 am (Grand Foyer, Business Building)
Concurrent Session 3, 9:00 am—10:15 am
A. Terry Mathis,
"A Christian Account of Flourishing" Andrew Gustafson,
"Christian Living in a Liquid Modernity: Faith Affections and Habits in the Face of Uncertainty" BUSB 251
"Apologetics, Argumentation, and Imagination: A Strategy for the Whole Person" Edward Matusek,
"The Good Life and the Coherence Criterion: A Corrective to James Peters’ 'Human Flourishing” Apologetic'" BUSB 253
C. Adam Groza,
"Berkelean Idealism and the Good Life" Joshua Harris,
"Christian Philosophical Theology and the Ontological Difference: Heidegger as Hero and Villain" Key Note Speaker, 10:30 am—11:30 am
James K.A. Smith, "
Sanctified Perception: How Worship Works" LUNCH, 11:45 am—1:00 pm. Alumni Dinning Commons,
included with registration. Concurrent Session 4, 1:15 pm—2:30 pm
"General Revelation and the Theology of Religions" Jerry Buckner,
"Orthodoxy and Human Flourishing" BUSB 251
"Beauty as Truth: the Gospel in Film" David Isaacs, Erika Travis, Jennifer Tronti (Panel),
"Profitable Inventions: Dystopian Visions, the Zombie Apocalypse, and the Good Life" BUSB 253
Undergraduate Paper Session: Michael Sutherlin,
"The Word and words" Undergraduate Paper Session: Aubrey Jakob,
"A Fusion of Horizons and Human Flourishing" Concurrent Session 5, 2:45 pm—4:00 pm
Keith Hess, "How Significant is Religious Disagreement?"
Melisa Williamson, "Neither Tree Nor Tumbleweed: Reimagining Christian Orthodoxy"
Matthew Emerson, "Human Flourishing Through Re-Imagining Communion in Revelation 19: Confronting Evil by Incorporating Christ's Vistory" Kevin Wong,
"Hardened Hearts and Free Pharaohs"