Evan Rosa

CCT Director / Editor of The Table / Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Biola University


Evan Rosa is Director of the Biola University Center for Christian Thought and is Editor of The Table, CCT’s journal and media platform. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Biola University. His research interests include moral psychology; virtue ethics; technological ethics; culture, art, and film criticism; and the history of ideas. He co-wrote the award-winning documentary, Eggsploitation, directed communications for the Center for Bioethics and Culture from 2008 to 2013, and was a Ramsey Fellow for the Paul Ramsey Institute from 2011 to 2013. He holds bachelor degrees in philosophy and linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a masters degree in philosophy from Biola University. He lives in Fullerton, CA with his wife and three children.


Contributions by Evan Rosa

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Inventive Love, Locality, and Slacktivism (Emmanuel Katongole, Tyler Wigg-Stevenson)

November 21, 2017

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Global Indifference & the Mothers of Invention (feat. Tom Crisp, Emmanuel Katongole)

November 11, 2017

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Krista Tippett on Public Life, Social Humility, and the Religious Other

August 10, 2017

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Krista Tippett on Humility, Mystery, and Self-Knowledge

July 29, 2017

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Introduction – Seeking Christian Wisdom for Life’s Big Questions (Season 1, Episode 1)

July 21, 2017

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The Church and Incivility: What Happened to Honoring Everyone?

June 12, 2017

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Justice and Love: An Examination of Why They Are (Unfairly) Dissociated

June 12, 2017

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Religion and Resilience

June 9, 2017

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Don’t Forget Lament

June 9, 2017

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The Positive Purpose of Lament

June 9, 2017

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Love and Loss

June 9, 2017

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Is Suffering Compatible With Human Flourishing?

June 9, 2017

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How Does Suffering Contribute To Flourishing?

June 9, 2017

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What Is Suffering?

June 9, 2017

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What If Suffering Had An On/Off Switch?

June 9, 2017

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The Potential Of Meaning-Making In Suffering

June 9, 2017

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Growth Through Suffering

June 9, 2017

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How to Deal With Suffering: Thought Process, Listening, and Meaning

June 9, 2017

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Saying Yes in the Face of Suffering

June 9, 2017

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How Suffering Reveals Who We Are

June 9, 2017

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Art and the Experience of Suffering

June 9, 2017

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Hope, Suffering, & the Search for Good

June 9, 2017

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Suffering and the Meaning of Life (Full Conversation)

June 9, 2017

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Situating Love in a Complex World

June 9, 2017

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Love, Action, and the Temptation to Abstract

June 9, 2017

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Enemy Love: Mapping the Terrain

June 9, 2017

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Constructing Enemies: The Social Psychology of Violence

June 9, 2017

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Love Across the Lines: Navigating National Boundaries and Christian Allegiance

June 9, 2017

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Love & the Ethics of Formation

June 9, 2017

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Learning to Love: The Bible and Ethics in Conversation (Full Interview)

June 9, 2017

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Loving Yourself

June 9, 2017

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How Does Studying Love Help Us Love?

June 9, 2017

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Resources for Growth in Love

June 9, 2017

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How Can We Shape a More Loving Character?

June 9, 2017

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How Can Love Arise from Unloving Circumstances?

June 9, 2017

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How Our Faith Informs Love: Distinctly Christian Components of Love

June 9, 2017

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Love in Response to Brokenness

June 9, 2017

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Love in Human Perspective (Full Interview)

June 9, 2017

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Love As Care: A Brief Definition of Love

June 5, 2017

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Jesus’ Love Command and Shalom

June 5, 2017

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Loving Both the Victim and the Victimizer

June 5, 2017

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Justice and Love: Mending the Dichotomy

June 5, 2017

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Who is My Neighbor?

June 5, 2017

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The Gospel and Shalom: A Better Translation

June 5, 2017

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Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

June 5, 2017

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The Disappearance of Compromise: Wolterstorff on America’s Political Landscape

June 5, 2017

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Loving God and Loving Neighbor

June 5, 2017

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Responding to Injustice: Empathy and Overload

June 5, 2017

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Unity: The Hopeful Future of American Christianity

June 2, 2017

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Love Is (Not) All You Need

June 2, 2017

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Christian Political Life

June 2, 2017

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Habits and Formation in Brick-Laying and Theology

June 2, 2017

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Theology from the Bottom Up – Stanley Hauerwas’ Theological Method

June 2, 2017

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Social Practices of Ignoring and Acknowledging Suffering

June 2, 2017

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Knowing Ourselves by Our Love – Not Hate

June 2, 2017

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Strength in Weakness

June 2, 2017

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Presence and Silence: Lessons from Grief and Suffering

June 2, 2017

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The Extraordinary and Odd Adventure of Being a Christian

June 2, 2017

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Loving God: From Enemy to Friend

June 2, 2017

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Confrontation and the Path to Peace

June 2, 2017

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Love, Suffering, and Theology (Full Interview)

May 27, 2017

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Press Release: 2017-2018 Suffering & the Good Life Grant Recipients

May 15, 2017

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Facing Death: Cultural Denial and Christian Preparation

February 7, 2017

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Mary’s Humble Estate: An Advent Reflection

December 15, 2016

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Proud to Be Humble: How Do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Talk about Humility?

September 2, 2016

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Kierkegaard on Living Life Forwards

June 13, 2016

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Love, Peace, and the Way of the Cross

April 15, 2016

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The Uninvited Christ: Thomas Merton on the Shock of Christmas and the Meaning of No Room at the Inn

December 31, 2015

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Christmas, Power, and Oppression

December 22, 2015

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Martin Buber: Healing the Wounds of Humanity

December 11, 2015

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Thomas Merton on Gratitude

November 25, 2015

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W. H. Auden: Love One Another or Die

November 9, 2015

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Purging the World of Evil: St. Thomas Aquinas on the Atoning Work of Christ

October 21, 2015

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St. John of the Cross on Love

October 13, 2015

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Humble-Minded: St. Clement of Rome on Humble Leadership

June 21, 2015

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Christena Cleveland – From Hostility to Humility to Healing

March 9, 2015

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Immortal Diamonds: An Interview with Richard Rohr (Part 1)

February 11, 2015

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The Argument Culture: From the Table with Tim Muehlhoff —

October 8, 2014

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Dust Boy

September 23, 2014

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The Power of Social Media

May 15, 2014

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Praying the Hours

October 17, 2013

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Christ-Shaped Philosophy

September 27, 2012

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