J.P. Moreland

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University


J.P. Moreland (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology. He has authored, edited, or contributed papers to thirty-five books, including Does God Exist? (Prometheus), Universals (McGill-Queen’s), Consciousness and the Existence of God (Routledge) and The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology (Blackwell). He has also published over 80 articles in journals such as Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, American Philosophical Quarterly, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, MetaPhilosophy, Philosophia Christi, Religious Studies, and Faith and Philosophy.


Contributions by J.P. Moreland

J.P. Moreland

Love & Marriage: He Said, She Said

February 13, 2017

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Carried Away by Love: Rationalizing Lust with Transcendent Romance

February 6, 2017

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Vainglory: How to Share Your Virtue Without Showing Off

January 30, 2017

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For the Love of Me: Narcissus and the Curse of Beauty

January 23, 2017

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Bearing Witness: What Refugees Teach Us About Suffering

January 19, 2017

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The God of Healing Touch: Restoring Relationships of Love after Sexual Abuse

January 9, 2017

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The Brain and Self-Judgment: How Does Religion Affect the Pre-Frontal Cortex?

December 19, 2016

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Speaking Love to Power: An Artist’s Approach to Conflict Resolution

December 12, 2016

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From Exile to Kinship: Following the Spiritual Path of Poetry

December 8, 2016

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Friendship Among Siblings: Embracing the Uniqueness of Familial Bond

December 5, 2016

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No Waiting Game: Advent Reflections on Time, Patience, and Suffering

December 1, 2016

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Vice Charging: Calling Out the Vices of the Mind

November 28, 2016

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Cognitive Bias and Thinking Fast & Slow About Implicit Racial Bias

November 21, 2016

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Doing Good Better: Active Contemplation with Phileena & Chris Heuertz

November 14, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

The Political and the Prophetic: Talking About Christian Politics

November 7, 2016

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Biblical Politics: Thinking and Acting with Love & Humility

November 4, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

Local Politics: The Hard Road to Love and Humility in Your Neighborhood

November 2, 2016

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Praying for the Election: Humbling Ourselves before God

October 27, 2016

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Both Great and Low: Remembering the Humility of Abraham Lincoln

October 24, 2016

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Christian Political Agenda: Practical & Theological Reasons to Stay Engaged in Politics

October 20, 2016

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Humility for Creatures and Sinners: A New Testament Vision of Intellectual Humility

October 10, 2016

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Lower Than Angels

October 3, 2016

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My Soul Is Not Me: Thomas Aquinas on Human Nature and the Afterlife

September 26, 2016

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The Vice of Closed-Mindedness: And How to Become Open-Minded

September 15, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

Antidotes to Voter Anger

September 13, 2016

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Ready, Aim, Fire: Shaming Via Technology

September 9, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

Who Will Speak to the Nation?

September 6, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

The Death of the Psychological and Human Duality

September 5, 2016

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The Art (Therapy) of War: The Power of Art to Heal Trauma

August 29, 2016

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Weeping for a Night: Suffering and the Nature of Grief

August 8, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

Angry Charity: Love and Hate in a Secular Society

July 11, 2016

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Radical Humility in Everyday Politics: Christian Humility in the American Political Circus

July 1, 2016

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Lust, Greed, Sloth, Fear: A Spiritual Psychology of Sin

June 20, 2016

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Bring the Fire, Sing in the Smoke: Lessons on Suffering and Forgiveness from the Church in Sudan

June 13, 2016

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Enemy Love in the Arab Christian World

May 23, 2016

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Love Has No Exception Clauses

May 19, 2016

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Love Kindness: Firm Center, Soft Edges

May 11, 2016

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Live Out of Love, Not Fear

May 2, 2016

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Learning to Love the Enemy

April 28, 2016

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J.P. Moreland

Love, Justice, and Dead Man Walking

April 21, 2016

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How Friendship Transforms Us

April 18, 2016

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Love, Peace, and the Way of the Cross

April 15, 2016

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Embodied Spirituality: A CCT Conversation with James K.A. Smith, Betsy Barber, and Todd Pickett

August 14, 2014

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Abstinence, Intensity, and Love // Dust No. 26

April 19, 2014

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Frame by Frame Through Holy Week // Dust No. 21

April 16, 2014

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Why I Don’t Practice Lent // Dust No. 18

April 11, 2014

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The Work of the People // Dust No. 9

March 14, 2014

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Holy and Happy?

March 9, 2014

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Being mindful and changing your brain

January 31, 2014

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Open Theism: God’s Knowledge & Our Freedom – CCT Conversations – Zimmerman/Crisp

December 13, 2013

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J.P. Moreland

Freefalling to Fly: Flourishing in Mind and Spirit – Panel Discussion

November 28, 2013

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Mindful Awareness

October 9, 2013

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Loved, Safe, No Need to Fear

October 9, 2013

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J.P. Moreland

On Reducing Sciences to Physics

July 24, 2013

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Free Speech: Language, Freedom, and the Soul

November 16, 2012

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J.P. Moreland

What Kind of Necessary Being Could God Be?

September 13, 2012

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J.P. Moreland

Barth on What it Means to be Human

May 19, 2012

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J.P. Moreland

On Christian Scholarship

May 18, 2012

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Logos, Skandalon, and a Christian Scholar’s Task

May 18, 2012

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J.P. Moreland

Structuring the Scholarly Imagination

May 18, 2012

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A Theological Aesthetics of Collaborative Dissent

May 18, 2012

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Christ-Shaped Philosophy: Spirit and Wisdom United

May 18, 2012

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Wolterstorff on Christian Scholarship

May 17, 2012

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