Schedule

2018

Feb

23

Loving Machines Conference – Manchester, United Kingdom

I’m giving a plenary lecture at this “Loving Machines” conference at the University of Manchester, February 23-24. Scott Midson directs the event. Link

Mar

1

The Uncontrolling Love of God – Oxford University, England

I’m lecturing on themes in my book, The Uncontrolling Love of God. The venue will likely be Christ Church College at Oxford, and my host is Shaun Henson. More details to come.

Mar

3

Holiness and Identity – Amsterdam, Netherlands

In the morning, I will talk about myths and reality of holiness. In the afternoon, I’ll speak on God’s uncontrolling love. This event is sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene in this region, and my host is Erik Groeneveld.

Mar

4

Moment by Moment Love and Holiness – Dordrecht, Netherlands

I’m preaching at the Dordrecht Church of the Nazarene on Sunday morning. My host and translator is Hans Deventer.

Mar

5

Love Lectures – Manchester, England

I’m speaking in chapel and various classes at Nazarene Theological College Manchester, Monday- Wednesday.

Mar

8

Why a Loving God Can’t Prevent Evil: Putting Love First” – University of Leeds, England

My lecture is to students and faculty at University of Leeds. It begins on campus at 10:30 and is open to the public. Mark Wynn is my host.

Mar

8

When I Pray, What is God Doing? – Leeds, England

I’m joining Simon Hall for this event in Ceilo, York Place in the center of Leeds, UK. We’ll be discussing prayer and uncontrolling love. The event starts at 7:30p, and Simon is my host.

Mar

10

Photography and Spirituality – Leeds, England

At this event, I’ll be talking about nature, photography, and God at St. Chad’s Parish Centre, Far Headingley. Helen Reid is my hostess for this Leeds Church Institute public event. The lecture is at 2p. Link

Mar

12

Evil and the God of Love – St. Andrews, Scotland

I’m speaking Sarah Ritchie’s class at St. Andrews University. I’ll be exploring the problem of evil and offering a new view of God.

Mar

13

Uncontrolling Love of God – United Theological Seminary, Minneapolis

I’m doing a Skype lecture for Demian Wheeler’s class at United Theological Seminary.

Mar

14

Models of Providence – Edinburgh University, Scotland

I’m giving a lecture on God’s providence at Edinburgh University, at 11am. David Grummett is my host for this Theology and Ethics Research Seminar.

Mar

15

Love and Psychology – Lincoln University, England

I’ll be speaking on love in Roger Bretherton’s psychology class at Lincoln University.

Mar

16

The Psychology of Love and the Problem of Evil – Manchester, England

I’m speaking to the British Association of Christians in Psychology for this 2-day event in Manchester. Roger Bretherton is my host.

Mar

21

Photography and God in Lent – Boise, Idaho

I’m giving a photo-lecture at Cathedral of the Rockies at 6pm. Jenny Willison is my hostess for this public event.

Apr

17

The Immanence of God’s Power, the Transcendence of God’s Love – Lyon, France

I’m giving a paper at the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology. The conference dates are April 17-21.

May

19

5 Beliefs to Solve the Problem of Evil – Nampa, Idaho

I’m giving a full-day set of lectures to leaders in the Presbyterian Churches of the northwest US.

Jun

4

Varieties of Open and Relational Theologies – Claremont, California

I’m doing a full-week course, with classes meeting each morning June 4-8 at Claremont School of Theology. My hosts are Andrew Schwartz and Monica Coleman. The course can be take for undergraduate or graduate credits, or no credits at all. Consider attending! Link

Jun

6

Patio Theology – Placentia, California

This informal event is open to the public, and I’ll be talking about evil and God’s love. 7pm.

Aug

2

Arguments for a Personal God – Innsbruck, Austria

In this three-day class, I’ll argue that we have good reasons to think God is personal. I’m teaching at University of Innsbruck. Link

Aug

6

Love and a Personal God – Innsbruck, Austria

I’m giving a plenary paper at the Innsbruck University during this three-day analytic theology conference. Link