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CURRICULUM VITAE C. STEPHEN EVANS Personal Born in Atlanta, Georgia Married to Jan Walter Evans; three children Current address: 10,000 Ridge Point Dr. Waco, TX 76712 (USA) phone: 254-772-8832; office 254-710-7333 email: C_Stephen_Evans@baylor.edu Education Wheaton College (Illinois), B.A. with High Honors (philosophy), 1969 Yale University, M.Phil., Ph.D., (philosophy), 1971, 1974 Dissertation: Subjective Justifications of Religious Beliefs: A Comparative Study of Kant, Kierkegaard, and James Advisor: John Smith Honors and Awards Charles J. Miller Christian Scholar Review Best Essay Award for Vol. 34 (cash prize for ��Separable Souls: Dualism and the Possibility of Life after Death��) N.E.H. Fellowship for College Teachers, 2000-2001 Co-winner of "Best Christian Scholarly Book of 1996" Award given by IFACS (Institute for Advanced Christian Studies) - $5,000 prize William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar, Calvin College, 1994-96. (Inaugural holder of rotating chair.) Pew Evangelical Senior Scholar ($100,000 grant), 1991-1994 N.E.H. Fellowship for College Teachers, 1988-89 Fellow, N.E.H. Summer Seminars at Purdue University (1980) and Clark College (1985) George C. Marshall Fellowship, 1977-78 (Denmark) Fellow, Center for Faith Development, Emory University (1988-89) Danforth Graduate Fellowship, 1969-74 Editorial Boards Advisory Board, Acta Kierkegaardiana (book series in Slovakia) 2008- Consulting Editor, Edification: Journal of the Society for Christian Psychology (2007- Editor, Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter (1989-1995) Editorial Board, Religious Studies (2001-2005) Editorial Board, Books and Culture (founding member)

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2 Board of Editorial Consultants, Faith and Philosophy Advisory Editorial Board, International Kierkegaard Commentary series (until 2007) Contributing Editor, Journal of Psychology and Theology Advisory Board, Strategic Initiatives Series, InterVarsity Press Advisory Editor, Christianity Today Professional Associations Executive Committee, Society for Christian Psychology (2005- ) Member, International Scholarly Committee, Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen, (Denmark) 1994-1998 Member, International Advisory Board for the Kierkegaard Research Centre, 2000-2003 Executive Committee, Institute for Advanced Christian Studies (IFACS) (1997-2003) Executive Committee, Council of Christian Scholarly Societies, 1999-2003 Member, American Philosophical Association Member, Kierkegaard Society, U.S.A.; President, 1991 Executive Committee, Kierkegaard Society, 1989-1991; APA Representative 2002-2004 Member, Society of Christian Philosophers President, Society of Christian Philosophers, 1998-2001 Executive Committee, Society of Christian Philosophers, 1986-89, 1991-94, 2005-2008; Chair, Nominating Committee, SCP, 1990. Nominating committee member 2005. Member, American Academy of Religion Member, International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE) Professional Experience University Professor of Philosophy and the Humanities, Baylor University, beginning September 1, 2001. Summer School Faculty, Regent College (Vancouver, BC), 2006 and 2008. Professor of Philosophy, Calvin College, 1994-2001 Dean for Research and Scholarship (1997-2000); William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar (1994-96). Professor of Philosophy and Curator of the Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, 1986-1994; Associate Professor, 1984-86 Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, Wheaton College, 1982-84. Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1978-82. Assistant Professor, 1974-78

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3 Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Trinity College (IL) 1972-74 Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, Western Kentucky University, 1980-81 Visiting Professor, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia, January, 1990; July, 1992 and 1995 Adjunct Professor, Northern Baptist Seminary, 1982-84. Visiting Lecturer, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1976 Areas of Specialization and Competence; Courses Taught Kierkegaard (and related nineteenth century philosophers), philosophy of religion, philosophy of the human sciences, phenomenology and existentialism, philosophical psychology. At Calvin I taught Philosophical Anthropology, Kierkegaard, the History of Modern Philosophy, and Twentieth Century Anglo-American philosophy. At St. Olaf I taught Kierkegaard, Recent European Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Seminars on Metaphysics and Philosophical Theology, Introduction to Philosophy, and an interdisciplinary course, Values and the Social Sciences, once with a sociologist and once with a psychologist. At Wheaton I taught seminars in Hegel, Heidegger, Wittgenstein, and Plato, a variety of introductory courses, and several courses in philosophical psychology for the psychology department. Dissertations Directed or in Process 2006. Zachary Manis, Virtues, Divine Commands, and the Debt of Creation: Towards a Kierkegaardian Christian Ethic. I was the primary advisor for this dissertation. Manis is now teaching at Southwest Baptist University in Missouri. 2006. Mark Tietjen, Kierkegaard��s Practice of Edification: Indirect Communication, the Virtues, and Christianity. I served as second reader for this dissertation, which was directed by Robert Roberts. Tietjen is now teaching at West Georgia University. Three dissertations I am directing are in process.

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4 References Professor Nicholas Wolterstorff, Professor Emeritus, Yale Divinity School, Yale University Professor Merold Westphal, Department of Philosophy, Fordham University Professor Robert Perkins, Department of Philosophy, Stetson University Professor Edward Langerak, Department of Philosophy, St. Olaf College Professor Arthur Holmes, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Wheaton College (Illinois) For administrative work: Dr. Joel Carpenter, Director of the Nagel Institute, Calvin College Dr. Jon Moline, President, Texas Lutheran University Work in Progress I am working on a new monograph on ��Theistic Arguments as Articulations of Natural Signs,�� for which I have a book contract with Oxford University Press. I am working on several article-length projects as well. Publications Books Authored Kierkegaard: An Introduction (forthcoming 2009 from Cambridge University Press) Kierkegaard on Faith and the Self: Collected Essays (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2006) Kierkegaard��s Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Requirements (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004) Pocket Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion and Apologetics (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2002). Translated and published in Portugese by Editora Vida, 2003. Translated and published in Macedonian, 2003. Spanish translation published by Editorial Unilit in 2007. Faith Beyond Reason (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998; and Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1998)

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5 The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996) Why Believe: Reason and Mystery as Pointers to God (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1996). A revised version of The Quest for Faith: Reason and Mystery As Pointers to God (InterVarsity Press, 1986). Chinese edition of Why Believe translated by Daniel Kwok-Tung Cheung (Hong Kong: FES Press, 2002). Passionate Reason: Making Sense of Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments (Indiana University Press, 1992) Kierkegaard's Fragments and Postscript: The Religious Philosophy of Johannes Climacus (Humanities Press, 1983; reprinted by Humanity Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 1999) Subjectivity and Religious Belief: An Historical, Critical Study (Eerdmans, 1978) Philosophy of Religion: Thinking About Faith (InterVarsity Press, 1985). Spanish translation: Filosof��a de la Religion (Editorial Mundo Hispano, 1990). Macedonian translation 2004. Søren Kierkegaard's Christian Psychology, Zondervan, 1990. Wisdom and Humanness in Psychology, (Baker Books, 1989) Preserving the Person: A Look at the Human Sciences (InterVarsity Press, 1977; Baker Reprint, 1982) Existentialism: The Philosophy of Despair and the Quest for Hope (Zondervan, 1984; reprinted Probe Books, 1989). A revised edition of Despair: A Moment or a Way of Life? (InterVarsity Press, 1971) Books Edited or Translated Co-editor (with David Jeffrey) of The Bible and the University, Vol. 8 in the Scripture and Hermeneutics Series (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2007) Consulting Editor, New Dictionary of Christian Apologetics, ed. W. C. Campbell-Jack and Gavin McGrath (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2005) Co-editor (with Sylvia Walsh), Kierkegaard: Fear and Trembling. A new translation by Sylvia Walsh in the Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy series (Cambridge:

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6 Cambridge University Press, 2006) Exploring Kenotic Christology: The Self-Emptying of God (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006) ��Behind�� the Text: History and Biblical Interpretation, ed. Craig Bartholomew, C. Stephen Evans, Mary Healy, and Murray Rae (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003; U.K.: Paternoster, 2004). Christian Perspectives on Religious Knowledge, edited, with Merold Westphal (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1993) Foundations of Kierkegaard's Vision of Community: Religion, Ethics, and Politics in Kierkegaard, edited with George Connell (Humanities Press, 1992) General Editor, Contours of Christian Philosophy series, InterVarsity Press. volume I, Epistemology, by David Wolfe (1982). Volume II, Metaphysics, by William Hasker (1983). Volume III, Ethics, by Arthur Holmes (1984). Volume IV, Philosophy of Religion by C. Stephen Evans (1985). Volume VI, Philosophy of Education, by Michael Peterson (1986). Volume VII, The Concept of God, by Thomas Morris (1991), Vol. VIII, Epistemology: Becoming Intellectually Virtuous, by W. Jay Wood, 1998. Translator (along with Jan E. Evans) of Kierkegaard's Works of Love: Christian Ethics and the Maieutic Ideal, by Paul M��ller (C. A. Reitzel's, Copenhagen: 1993) Articles ��The Historicity of the Gospel of John: From What Perspective Should It Be Assessed?�� in Richard Bauckham and Carl Mosser, eds., The Gospel of John and Christian Theology (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008), pp. 91-119. ��Kierkegaard as a Christian Thinker,�� in Čistota Srdca, Acta Kierkegaardiana,Vol. I, eds. Cyril Diata and Roman Kralik (Nitre, Slovakia: Universita Konštant��na Filozofa v Nitre, 2007), pp. 79-86. Religious Experience and the Question of Whether Belief in God Requires Evidence,�� forthcoming in festschrift for George Mavrodes, edited by Ray Van Arragon ��Anderson��s Encounter with Kierkegaard,�� in Edification: Journal of the Society for Christian Psychology (1:2, 2007; pp. 28-29).

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7 ��Westphal on the Socio-Political Implications of Kierkegaard��s Thought,�� forthcoming in Gazing Through a Prism Darkly, ed. B. Keith Putt (Fordham University Press) ��Afterword -- The Bible and the Academy: Some Concluding Thoughts and Possible Future Directions,�� in The Bible and the University, ed. David Jeffrey and C. Stephen Evans (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2007), pp. 303-310. ��Why Christian Colleges and Universities (including Baptist Ones) Should Inquire about the Religious Commitments of Prospective Faculty,�� in The Baylor Project: Taking Christian Higher Education to the Next Level, ed. Barry Hankins and Donald Schmeltekopf (South Bend, Indiana: St. Augustine��s Press, 2007), 138-156. ��Biblical Narratives as History: Biblical Persons as Objects of Historical Faith,�� in Hearing Visions and Seeing Voices: Psychological Aspects of Biblical Concepts and Persons, ed. Gerrit Glas, Moshe Halevi Spero, Peter J. Verhagen, and Herman M. van Prang. (Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer, 2007), pp. 21-34. ��Kierkegaard Among the Biographers,�� Books and Culture (13, 4; July/August 2007), pp. 12-13. ��Fides et Ratio, Philosophy, and the Christian University,�� co-authored with Michael Beaty, in The Significance of John Paul II for Evangelical Theology, ed. Tim Perry (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2007), pp. 59-82. ��Canonicity, Apostolicity, and Biblical Authority: Some Kierkegaardian Reflections,�� in Canon and Biblical Interpretation, ed. Craig Bartholomew, Scott Hahn, Robin Parry, Christopher Seitz, and Al Wolters (Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishers, 2006) ��Kierkegaard and the Limits of Reason: Can There Be a Responsible Fideism?�� forthcoming in Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia (Portugal) ��Integration and Christian Psychology: Rivals or Friends,�� in Edification: The Newsletter of the Society for Christian Psychology, (I, 2: 2005; pp. 3-5) ��Is There a Basis for Loving All People?�� in The Journal of Psychology and Theology, Spring 2006 (34, 1), pp. 78-90. ��Kenotic Christology and the Nature of God,�� in Exploring Kenotic Christology: The Self- Emptying of God, ed. C. Stephen Evans (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp.190- 217 ��Laughing in Eden: The Life and Art of P. G. Wodehouse,�� Books and Culture (September/October, 2005, 33-34). Reprinted in Jeeves, Wodehouse Sällskapets årsskrift

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8 2006 (The Yearbook of the Swedish Wodehouse Society, 2006), pp. 5-10. ��Can God Be Hidden and Evident at the Same Time? Some Kierkegaardian Reflections�� Faith and Philosophy (23, 3: July 2006), pp. 241-253. ��Why Should Superheroes Be Good? Spiderman, the X-Men and Kierkegaard��s ��Double Danger,���� in Superheroes and Philosophy, ed. Tom Morris and Matt Morris (Chicago: Open Court, 2005), 161-176. ��Kierkegaard��s Philosophical Fragments,�� in Central Works of Philosophy Volume 3: The Nineteenth Century, ed. John Shand (Chesham: Acumen Press, 2005), pp. 159-182 ��Faith and Revelation,�� in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion, ed. William J. Wainwright, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005) pp. 323-343 ��Separable Souls: Dualism, Selfhood, and the Possibility of Life After Death,�� in The Christian Scholar��s Review, XXXIV:3 (Spring 2005), pp. 327-340. (Winner of the Charles J. Miller Christian Scholar��s Review Best Essay Award for Vol. 34.) ��Catholic-Protestant Views of Justification: How Should Christians View Theological Disagreements?�� in The Redemption: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Christ as Redeemer, ed. Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall, SJ, and Gerald O��Collins, SJ (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), pp. 255-273. ��The Christian University and the Connectedness of Knowledge,�� in The Baptist and Christian Character of Baylor, ed. Donald Schmeltekopf and Dianna Vitanza (Waco: Baylor University, 2004), pp. 21-49 ��The Role of Irony in Kierkegaard��s Philosophical Fragments,�� in The Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 2004, 63-79 (DeGruyters). ��Kierkegaard��s Aesthete and Unamuno��s Niebla,�� in Philosophy and Literature (co- authored with Jan Evans, primary author), 28, 2 (2004), 342-352. ��The Calling of the Christian Scholar-Teacher,�� in Faithful Learning and the Christian Scholarly Vocation, ed. Douglas V. Henry and Bob R. Agee (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003), pp. 26-49. A condensed, revised version of three articles that originally appeared in The Southern Baptist Educator, 3rd and 4th quarters 1999 and 1st quarter 2000. ��Tradition, Biblical Intepretation, and Historical Truth,�� in ��Behind�� the Text: History and Biblical Interpretation, ed. Craig Bartholomew, C. Stephen Evans, Mary Healy, and Murray Rae (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003; U.K.: Paternoster, 2004), pp. 320-336.

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9 ��Approaches to Christian Apologetics,�� major article (5000 words) in New Dictionary of Christian Apologetics (forthcoming from Inter-Varsity Press, U.K.) Also 1500 word articles on ��Kierkegaard�� and ��Philosophy of Mind.�� ��Externalist Epistemology, Subjectivity, and Christian Knowledge: Plantinga and Kierkegaard,�� in Vern��nftig: Band 12, Religion in der Moderne, ed. Rainer Berndt (W��rzburg: Echter Verlag, 2003), pp. 13-40 ��A Sense of Calling as a Clue to the Character of the Universe,�� 504-509 in Spiritual Information: 100 Perspectives, ed. Charles L. Harper, Jr. (Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2005). ��Reason and the Paradox,�� in Søren Kierkegaard: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, Volume II, Epistemology and Psychology ed. by Daniel W. Conway (London: Routledge, 2002). Taken from my book Passionate Reason. ��The Social Character of the Self: Psychological and Theological Perspectives,�� in Judeo- Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation and Change, eds. William R. Miller and Harold D. Delaney (Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association Publications, 2005), pp. 73-93 ��The Self-Emptying of Love: A Defense of Kenotic Christology,�� in The Incarnation, ed. Stephen Davis, Daniel Kendall, S.J., and Gerald O��Collins, S.J., (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), pp. 246-272 ��Plato Was Right All Along,�� a review article focusing on Robert Adams, Finite and Infinite Goods, in Books and Culture (7,1; July/August 2001) "Can We Be Good Without God? Kierkegaard and the Foundations of Morality," published electronically in online version of Books and Culture, July 7, 2000. "Interview with Eugene Rivers: The View From the Street," with Gail Heffner, in Books and Culture (May/June 2000). "Methodological Naturalism in Historical Biblical Scholarship," in Jesus and the Restoration of Israel: A Critical Assessment of N. T. Wright's Jesus and the Victory of God, ed. Carey C. Newman (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1999), pp.180-205 ��Søren Kierkegaard�� in The Blackwell Guide to the Modern Philosophers: From Descartes to Nietzsche, ed. Steven Emmanuel (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001), pp. 306-325 ��Kant and Kierkegaard on the Possibility of Metaphysics,�� in Kant and Kierkegaard on

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10 Religion, ed. D. Z. Phillips and Timothy Tessin (New York: St. Martin��s Press, 2000), pp. 3- 24. ��The History of History,�� in Books and Culture (May/June 1999). "A Kierkegaardian View of the Foundations of Morality," in Christian Theism and Moral Philosophy, ed. by Michael Beaty, Carlton Fisher, and Mark Nelson (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1998), pp. 63-76. "Kierkegaard on Religious Authority: The Problem of the Criterion," in Faith and Philosophy (17,1; January 2000, pp. 48-67) "Authority and Transcendence in Works of Love," in The Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 1998 (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1998), pp. 23-39 ��Do Robots Have Free Will?�� in Books and Culture (4,4; July/August 1998) ��Søren Kierkegaard��s Fear and Trembling,�� in Invitation to the Classics, ed. Louise Cowan and Os Guinness (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 1998), pp. 267-270 "Who is the Other in The Sickness Unto Death? God and Human Relations in the Constitution of the Self," in The Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook 1997 (Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1997), pp. 1-15. Reprinted as ��Self and Others in Kierkegaard�� in On Being a Person: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Personality Theories, ed. Todd H. Speidell (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2003). "Trusting the Resurrection Story," in The Banner, March 24, 1997, pp. 12-15. "Christian Counseling as Aid to Character Formation," in Psyche and Faith: Beyond Professionalism, eds. Peter J. Verhagen and Gerrit Glass (Zoetermeer, the Netherlands: Uitgeverij Boekencentrum, 1996), pp. 101-118 "On Taking God Seriously," in God, Philosophy and Academic Culture, ed. William J. Wainwright (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996), pp. 59-70 "Can the New Jesus Save Us?" Books and Culture (I,2; November/December 1995), pp. 3, 6-8 "Realism and Anti-Realism in Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript," in The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard, ed. Alastair Hannay and Gordon Marino (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), pp. 154-176. (Abstract published in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Association 69, 1). Reprinted in Kierkegaard: Critical Assessments, ed. Daniel W. Conway (Routledge, forthcoming).

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11 "Existentialist Theology," in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (London and New York: Routledge, 1998). "Moral Arguments for God's Existence," in A Companion to Philosophy of Religion (Oxford: Blackwell's, 1997), pp. 345-351 Articles on "Kierkegaard" and "angst" for Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 1995) "Human Persons as Substantial Achievers," Philosophia Reformata 58 (1993), pp. 100-112 "Critical Historical Judgment and Biblical Faith," Faith and Philosophy (11:2; April 1994; pp. 184-206). Reprinted in History and the Historian, ed. by Ronald Wells (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1998) "The Incarnational Narrative as Myth and History," The Christian Scholars Review (23; 4: June, 1994), pp. 387-407 "Evidentialist and Non-Evidentialist Accounts of Historical Religious Knowledge," International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (35: pp. 153-182, 1994) "Empiricism, Rationalism, and The Possibility of Religious Historical Knowledge," in Christian Perspectives on Religious Knowledge, ed. by C. Stephen Evans and Merold Westphal (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1993), pp. 134-160 Apologetical Arguments in Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments," in International Kierkegaard Commentary volume on Philosophical Fragments (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1994), pp. 63-83 "Developing Wisdom in Christian Psychologists," Journal of Psychology and Theology (20, 2: 1992), pp. 110-118 "Faith as the Telos of Morality: A Reading of Fear and Trembling,�� in International Kierkegaard Commentary series volume on Fear and Trembling and Repetition (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1993), pp. 9-27 "A Response to Creel's Review," in Behavior and Philosophy (19, 1: 1991), pp.113-114, an invited response to a review of my book Wisdom and Humanness in Psychology. "The Mystery of Persons and Belief in God," Truth: A Journal of Modern Thought (IV, Fall: 1990)

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12 "The Relevance of Historical Evidence for Christian Faith: A Critique of a Kierkegaardian View," Faith and Philosophy (7, 4: 1990), pp. 470-485. Reprinted in Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology of Contemporary Views, ed. Melville Y. Stewart (Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 1996) "A Privileged Calling," in Storying Ourselves: A Narrative Perspective on Christians in Psychology, ed. John Lee (Baker Books, 1993), pp. 187-209 "Is Kierkegaard an Irrationalist? Reason, Paradox and Faith," Religious Studies (25, 3; 1989), pp. 347-362 ��Apologetics in a New Key: Relieving Protestant Anxieties over Natural Theology,�� in The Logic of Rational Theism: Exploratory Essays, ed. William Lane Craig and Mark S. McLeod (Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1990), 65-75. "The Epistemological Significance of Transformative Religious Experience," Faith and Philosophy (8, 2: 1991), pp. 180-192 "Kierkegaard's View of the Unconscious," in Kierkegaard: Poet of Existence, edited by Birgit Bertung (C.A. Reitzel: Copenhagen, 1989), pp. 31-48; reprinted in Kierkegaard in Post/Modernity (Indiana University Press, 1995), and in Søren Kierkegaard: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, Volume II, Epistemology and Psychology ed. by Daniel W. Conway (London: Routledge, 2002). "Does Kierkegaard Think Beliefs Can Be Directly Willed," The International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, (26, pp. 173-284, 1989) "Must Sociology Presuppose Determinism?" in The Sociological Perspective: A Value- Committed Introduction, edited by Michael R. Leming, Raymond G. DeVries, and Brendan F.J. Furnish (Zondervan, 1989) "Where There's a Will, There's a Way: Kierkegaard's Theory of Action," in Writing the Politics of Difference, edited by Hugh J. Silverman (SUNY Press, 1991), pp. 73-88. Volume XIV in the Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy series Albert Ellis's Conception of Rationality: How Reasonable is R.E.T.?" Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry (XIX, 2 and 3), pp. 129-134, with a response by Albert Ellis and a rejoinder to Ellis "Kierkegaard and Plantinga on Belief in God: Subjectivity as the Ground of Properly Basic Beliefs," Faith and Philosophy (V, 1), pp. 25-39, 1988 "Kierkegaard's View of Humor: Must Christians Always Be Solemn," Faith and Philosophy

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13 (IV, 2), pp. 176-186, 1987 "Unity and Multiplicity in Hypnosis, Commisurotomy, and Multiple Personality Disorder," The Journal of Mind and Behavior (V, 4), pp. 423-431, 1984. Co-authored with David Benner "Must Psychoanalysis Embrace Determinism? Or Can a Psychoanalyst Be a Libertarian?" Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought (VII, 3), pp. 339-365, 1984 "Behaviorism as Existentialism: Ryle and Merleau-Ponty on the Mind," Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology (XIV, 1, pp. 65-77) "Separable Souls: A Defense of Minimal Dualism," Southern Journal of Philosophy (XIX, 3, pp. 313-331) "Reductionism as Absentmindedness: Existentialism and Phenomenology as Strategies for Defending Personhood," Man and World (XIV, pp. 175-188) "Mis-using Religious Language: Something about Kierkegaard and The Myth of God Incarnate," Religious Studies (XV), pp. 139-157. Translated into Japanese by Mime Morita and published in Religion and Ethics: The Problem of Language and Existence in Kierkegaard, ed. by Kinya Masugata. "Kierkegaard on Subjective Truth: Is God an Ethical Fiction?" International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (VII, 1), pp. 288-299 "Is the Concept of An Absolute Duty Toward God Morally Unintelligible?" in Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling: Critical Appraisals, edited by Robert Perkins (University, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1981, pp. 141-151 "Kierkegaard's Attack on Apologetics," Christian Scholar's Review (X, 4), pp. 322-332 "Redeemed Man: The Vision Which Gave Rise to Marxism," Christian Scholar's Review (XIII, 2, pp. 141-150) "The Concept of the Self as the Key to Integration," Journal of Psychology and Christianity (III, 2, pp. 4-11) "The Self in Contemporary Psychology," in Readings in the Christian Faith and the Discipline of Psychology, edited by Stanton Jones (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 1986) "Healing Old Wounds and Recovering Old Insights: Towards a Christian View of the

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14 Person for Today," in Christian Theology in the Modern World: Faith and Practice from an Evangelical Point of View, ed. by Mark Noll and David Wells (Eerdmans, 1988), pp. 68-86 "Salvation, Sin, and Human Freedom: A Kierkegaardian View," in The Grace of God, The Will of Man, ed. by Clark Pinnock (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1989), pp. 181-189 "Christian Perspectives on the Sciences of Man," Christian Scholar's Review (VI, 2 and 3, pp. 97-113) "Verstehen as Requiring Value-Commitment: A Response to Perkins," Christian Scholar's Review (XVI, 2), pp. 163-168 "The Blessings of Mental Anguish," Christianity Today, January 17, 1986, pp. 26-29 "Kierkegaard: A Misunderstood Reformer," Christianity Today, September 21, 1984, pp. 26-29 Article on "Kierkegaard" for Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1995) Article on "Kierkegaard," for Great Leaders of the Christian Church, edited by John Woodbridge (Chicago: Moody Press, 1988) Articles on Kierkegaard, Personhood, Empiricism, Descartes, Aristotle, Plato, Self, and Artificial Intelligence for Baker Encyclopedia of Psychology (Baker, 1985). Article on Personhood reprinted in Religion and Psychology (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker, 1988) Articles on "Personhood" and "Mind," in Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, edited by Rodney J. Hunter (Nashville: Abingdon, 1990) Books Reviewed Jacob Howland, Kierkegaard and Socrates: A Study in Philosophy and Faith, forthcoming in The Review of Metaphysics Mark Dooley, The Politics of Exodus: Kierkegaard��s Ethics of Responsibility, in International Philosophical Quarterly (42, 2; June 2002). Eric L. Johnson and Stanton L. Jones, ed., Psychology and Christianity: Four Views, Contemporary Psychology: The APA Review of Books (47,4: August 2002). Merold Westphal, Becoming a Self: A Reading of Kierkegaard's "Concluding Unscientific Postscript", International Philosophical Quarterly (XXXIX,1; March 1999)

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15 David J. Gouwens, Kierkegaard as Religious Thinker, in Christian Scholar's Review (26, 3: 348-449) William J. Wainwright, Reason and the Heart: A Prolegomenon to a Critique of Passional Reason, in Cross Currents (46, 4; 567-569) Anthony Rudd, Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical, in The Philosophical Review (104, 4; 592-594) William Lad Sessions, The Concept of Faith: A Philosophical Investigation (The Philosophical Quarterly) (17, 188; 408-410) Roger Poole, Kierkegaard: The Indirect Communication, Religious Studies (30, pp. 531- 532; 1994) Katharine M. Ramsland, Engaging the Immediate: Applying Kierkegaard's Theory of Indirect Communication to the Practice of Psychotherapy, in the Søren Kierkegaard Newsletter (22, Nov. 1990) Louis Pojman, Religious belief and the Will, in International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (XXVIII, pp. 47-51, 1990) John Cooper, Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting, in The Reformed Journal (XXXX, 7, September 1990) Merold Westphal, Kierkegaard's Critique of Reason and Society, in Christian Scholar's Review (XVIII, 4) Louis Mackey, Points of View, in Canadian Philosophical Reviews (VII, 9) Robert Roberts, Faith, Reason, and History: Rethinking Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments, in Faith and Philosophy (V, 3) Leroy Rouner, ed., Knowing Religiously, in International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (XXIII) Stephen Dunning, Kierkegaard's Dialectic of Inwardness: A Structural Analysis of the Theory of Stages, in Faith and Philosophy (V, 1) Jeremy Walker, The Descent Into God, in Christian Scholar's Review (XV, 3) Merold Westphal, God, Guilt, and Death, in The Reformed Journal (XXXV, 3)

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16 Louis Pojman, The Logic of Subjectivity: Kierkegaard's Philosophy of Religion, in Christian Scholar's Review (XIV, 3) Gary Gutting, Religious Belief and Religious Skepticism and Kai Nielsen, An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion, in Christian Scholar's Review (XIII, 2) Mark C. Taylor, Deconstructing Theology, in International Studies in Philosophy (XIX, 1987) John Douglas Mullen, Kierkegaard's Philosophy: Self-Deception and Cowardice in the Present Age, in Christian Scholar's Review (XI, 3) John Elrod, Kierkegaard and Christendom, in Christian Scholar's Review (XI, 4) Mark Taylor, Kierkegaard's Pseudonymous Authorship, and John Elrod, Being and Existence in Kierkegaard's Pseudonymous Authorship, in Christian Scholar's Review (VII, 4) E. D. Klemke, Studies in the Philosophy of Kierkegaard, in Christian Scholar's Review (IV, 2) Harvey Cox, Turning East, in Eternity (May, 1978) Brita K. Stendahl, Søren Kierkegaard, in International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (XII, 4) Robert Roberts, Rudolph Bultmann's Theology, in Christian Scholar's Review (IX, 1) and International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (XII, 3) Peter Berger, The Heretical Imperative, in The Reformed Journal (May, 1980) Oral Presentations Lectures or Papers Read ��Kierkegaard: Father of Existentialism or Critic of Existentialism?�� Julia Watkin Memorial Lecture, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, November 6, 2007. (Same lecture given as annual Philosophy Department Homecoming Lecture at Baylor, November 1, 2007; also as public lecture at Regent College, Vancouver, B.C., July 28, 2008) ��God and Morality,�� Distinguished Lecture Series, Trinity Western University, Langley,

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17 British Columbia (Canada), October 15 and 16, 2007. ��Neighbor Love and Natural Loves (Including Friendship): A Kierkegaardian View,�� plenary invited address at Inaugural Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture: ��Friendship: Quests for Character, Community, and Truth,�� at Baylor University, October 27, 2007 ��Kierkegaard��s Distinction Between Direct and Indirect Communication: Possible Applications to Therapy and Counseling,�� plenary address at the national meeting of the Society for Christian Psychology, Nashville, TN, September 12, 2007. ��Contemporary Divine Command Theories of Moral Obligation and the Role of Law in Scripture,�� Lecture given at St. Mary��s College, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, May 14, 2007 ��Objections to Contemporary Divine Command Theories of Moral Obligation,�� plenary invited address at Eastern Regional Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers, Columbia International University, April 21, 2007. This lecture was also given at Wheaton College (Illinois), October 13, 2006. ��Kierkegaard and the Quest for the Limits of Reason,�� Rukuvina Lecture in the History of Philosophy, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, March 1, 2007. ��Religious Faith as Public Value: A Christian Perspective,�� invited paper read at conference on ��Religion in Public Life�� at Hong Kong Baptist University, sponsored by the Center for Sino-Christian Studies at Hong Kong Baptist and the Center for Theological Inquiry at Princeton, June 8, 2006. ��Is Kierkegaard an Irrationalist: Kierkegaard on Faith and Reason,�� invited talk given at Peking University, Renmin University, and Zhezhiang University in China, June 13 and June 19, 2006. ��A Christian View of the Foundations of Morality,�� invited talk given at Fudan University, Shanghai, June 20, 2006. Six lectures on Kierkegaard given at the Cornerstone Festival, Bushnell, Illinois, June 5-8, 2006. ��Process Theism and Historic Christian Faith,�� read at a joint meeting of the Society for Process Philosophy and the Society of Christian Philosophers at the Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association in Portland, Oregon, March 23, 2006. Three lectures given at the ��Veritas Forum,�� at Texas A & M University, Feb. 22, 2006: (1) ��Are There Absolute Moral Obligations?�� (2) ��Kierkegaard and Divine Command Ethics��

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18 (3) ��Christian Faith and the Quest for the Historical Jesus.�� ��Kierkegaard and Divine Command Theory,�� read at a special session in honor of Philip Quinn, sponsored by the Society of Christian Philosophers at the Eastern Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association in New York, December 29, 2005. ��Divine Command Theory and Its Epistemology,�� a response to John Hare and Jamie Ferreira at an ��author meets critics�� session sponsored by the Society of Christian Philosophers at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting in Philadelphia, November 21, 2005. ��Can Psychology Be Christian and Still Be a Science? Some Kierkegaardian Reflections,�� presented at Kierkegaard Society meeting in conjunction with the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Nov. 19, 2005. Sikes-Melugin Lectures, McMurry University, Abilene, Texas, October 24-25, 2005. ��Are Moral Obligations Divine Commands?�� and ��Secular Accounts of the Foundation of Morality�� ��God, Ethics, and Human Nature,�� invited lecture at inaugural meeting of the Society for Christian Psychology, Sept. 26, 2005, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee ��Canonicity, Apostolicity, and Biblical Authority: Some Kierkegaardian Reflections,�� Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar 8th International Consultation, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, June 23-25, 2005. ��God as the Foundation of Moral Obligations,�� annual Faith and Philosophy Lecture at North Park University, April 28, 2005 ��Integration and Christian Psychology: Rivals or Friends?�� Invited address at the national convention of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Dallas, Texas, April 8, 2005. ��Kierkegaard and the Limits of Reason,�� keynote lecture, 8th annual Graduate Student Philosophy Conference at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, March 5, 2005. Four invited lectures at Redeemer University College, Ancaster, Ontario (Canada), Feb. 3-4, 2005. ��Is Kierkegaard an Irrationalist?�� ��Kierkegaard and Reformed Theology�� ��Kierkegaard and Postmodernism,�� and ��Kierkegaard and Divine Command Morality.�� ��Does Divine Freedom Include the Ability to Limit Itself?�� invited paper read at the Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, October 29, 2004

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19 ��Can God Be Hidden and Evident at the Same Time?�� plenary address given at a conference on the ��Hiddenness of God�� at the University of Colorado at Boulder, sponsored by the Theology Forum and the Philosophy Department of the University, October 22, 2004 ��Kierkegaard and the Divine Command to Love the Neighbor,�� Byron Bitar Memorial Lecture, Geneva College, September 23, 2004. Keynote Address: ��The Calling of the Christian Scholar-Teacher: The Social Sciences as Example ,�� at a conference on Christian teaching and scholarship sponsored by the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, Abilene Christian University, May 28, 2004 ��Divine Calling and the Social Character of the Self,�� Invited Plenary Address at the 2004 International Conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida, March 27, 2004. ��The Essential Role of the Voluntary in the Christian Life: Some Kierkegaardian Reflections,�� delivered at the Pruit Memorial Symposium on ��The Schooled Heart: Moral Formation in Education,�� Baylor University, October 31, 2003. Dobbs Lecture, ��Can Love Be Commanded? Kierkegaard on the Foundations of Moral Obligations,�� Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, October 8, 2003. Also presented at Asbury College, March 4, 2005. ��The Ethical as a Stage and as a Dimension of Christian Existence,�� invited paper read at the annual meeting of the United Kingdom Kierkegaard Society, June 27, 2003, at King��s College at the University of London. ��The Historicity of the Fourth Gospel: How Should It Be Assessed?�� Invited paper read at the International Conference on the Gospel of John, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, July 2, 2003. Five Lectures on Kierkegaard presented at Schloss Mittersill Christian Training Center, Mittersill, Austria, July 21-25, 2003. Plenary Speaker, Retreat for new faculty and faculty in the School of Education from Baylor University at Laity Lodge, Texas, May 19-23, 2003, on the general theme of ��Vocation and Liberal Education.�� Three Lectures Given: ��Knowing Your Divinely Given Name: Recapturing the Concept of Vocation,�� ��Christian Calling and Cultural Engagement: A Reading of Kierkegaard��s Fear and Trembling,�� and ��How Can the Christian Narrative Shape Teaching and Scholarship?�� ��Kierkegaard��s Aesthete and Unamuno��s Niebla (Mist),�� paper (co-authored with Jan

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20 Evans) read at the International Association for Philosophy an Literature annual meeting, May 28, 2003, in Leeds, England. ��The Role of Irony in Kierkegaard��s Philosophical Fragments,�� invited paper at the Kierkegaard Seminar sponsored by the Kierkegaard Research Centre at the Universitiy of Copenhagen, August 13, 2003. ��The Christian University and the Connectedness of Knowledge,�� paper presented at Colloquium at Baylor University on ��The Baptist and Christian Character of Baylor,�� April 10, 2003. ��On Being a Christian and a Philosopher: Conversations Concerning Contemporary Challenges to Christian Belief,�� Four lectures delivered as Principal Speaker at a National Student Conference sponsored by the Hendrix-Lilly Vocations Initiative, at Hendrix College, February 28-March 1, 2003. Lectures: ��Belief in God in an Evolutionary World,�� ��Could the Historical Jesus Be God Incarnate?�� ��Jesus as God Incarnate in a Pluralistic Religious World,�� ��My Journey as as Philosopher and a Christian.�� ��Tradition, Biblical Intepretation, and Historical Truth,�� paper read at conference on ��History and Hermeneutics�� at the ��Scripture and Hermeneutics Consultation,�� Gordon College, May 22-25, 2002. ��Socrates as a Model for Christian Philosophers,�� invited lecture given at national conference at Pepperdine University on ��Sharing Stories of Vocation: How Christian Faith Can Sustain the Life of the Mind, Enhance our Scholarship, and Invigorate our Classroom Teaching,�� October 3-5, 2002. ��Biblical Narratives as History: Biblical Persons as Objects of Historical Faith,�� invited plenary address at International Conference on Psychiatry and Religion (��Psychological Aspects of Biblical Concepts and Persons��) at the Free University of Amsterdam, March 4- 6, 2002, sponsored by the Dutch Foundation for Psychiatry and Religion. ��Quinn on Whether Love Can Be Commanded,�� read at Symposium on ��Philip Quinn on Kierkegaard��s Ethics,�� at Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, Atlanta, Georgia, December 28, 2001. Session jointly sponsored by the Kierkegaard Society and the Society of Christian Philosophers. ��Externalist Epistemology, Subjectivity, and Christian Knowledge: Plantinga and Kierkegaard,�� invited paper read at 75th Anniversary Symposium at Sankt-Georgen Hochschule (Jesuit Graduate School of Theology and Philosophy) Frankfurt, Germany, October 19, 2001. ��Embodied Souls: Rethinking the Mind-Body Problem,�� paper read at the conference on

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21 ��Christian Scholarship: For What?�� at Calvin College, September 29, 2001. Session sponsored by the Council of Christian Scholarly Societies ��Persons as Substances and as Relational Achievements: Kierkegaard on the Self,�� public lecture given at Whitworth College, July 23, 2001, as part of a seminar on ��Human Nature.�� ��The Self-Emptying of Love: Towards a Kenotic Christology,�� lecture given at Yale Divinity School, March 1, 2001 ��Metaphysics in a Pragmatic Vein,�� lecture given to Yale Philosophy Department Colloquium, March 1, 2001 ��Kierkegaard��s Humanistic Divine Command Theory of Moral Obligation,�� invited plenary address, International Kierkegaard Conference sponsored by the Kierkegaard Society of the U.K., University of Leeds, England, July 6, 2001. Paper also delivered as a plenary address at the Society of Christian Philosophers Pacific Regional Meeting at Westmont College, April 5-7, 2001, and at Loyola Marymount University, April 20, 2001. ��What is Kierkegaard��s Fear and Trembling Actually About?�� paper read at the University of San Diego, February 9, 2001, and at Biola University, March 13, 2001. Three Lectures on ��Christian Scholarship�� and one on ��Kierkegaard as a Model of Christian Thinking,�� Main Speaker, Faculty Workshop, Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota, August 21-22, 2000 ��Can Love Be Commanded? Kierkegaard��s Ethic of Love as Duty,�� lecture given to fulfill appointment as Scholar in Residence at Westmont College, Nov. 9, 2000 "Kierkegaard's Relational View of the Self," Plenary Address given at "Search for Meaning Conference" sponsored by Trinity Western University in Vancouver, British Columbia, July 16, 2000. ��Self-Giving Love: A Kenotic Account of the Incarnation,�� paper read at the ��Incarnation Summit�� at St. Joseph��s Seminary in Dunwoodie, New York, April 23-26, 2000. Three Lectures at the University of New Mexico, January 27-28, 2000, as a Visiting Speaker sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. Talks included "God as the Foundation of the Self" (to the Honors Program), "Faith-Commitments and Scientific Psychology" (to faculty and graduate students in the Department of Psychology) and "Kierkegaard's Relational View of the Self" (to the Philosophy Department). "Kierkegaard and Feminism," invited talk at symposium sponsored by the Kierkegaard Society of North America at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion,

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22 Boston, October 19, 1999. "What Kind of Reality is a Human Person: A Sketch of a Religious Interpretation," paper read at Fifth Symposium of Sino-American Philosophy and Religious Studies, Peking University, October 19, 1999. (As President of the Society of Christian Philosophers, I led a delegation of 8 U.S. philosophers at this conference.) Invited lecture at Harvard Divinity School, October 4, 1999, on "Kierkegaard's Divine Command Ethic". Invited lectures (3) on "Kierkegaard and the Prospects for Christian Philosophy," at Lincoln Christian College in Lincoln, Illinois, September 17-18, 1999. H. I. Hester Lectures, given at the annual meeting of the Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools, held at Baylor University, June 6-8, 1999. Three lectures were as follows: "The Calling of the Christian Scholar,�� ��The Christian Scholar and the Biblical Drama,�� and ��The Situation of the Christian Scholar in a Postmodern Academy.�� "The Hermeneutical Dimension of Empirical Research on Faith and Mental Health," invited address given at the Wheaton Theology Conference on "Healing, Health, and Spirituality," April 8, 1999. "The Voice of the Christian Scholar in a Postmodern World," Keynote address given at Wheaton College Student Academic Conference, March 25, 1999, at Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. Carleton-Willson Lecturer, McMurry University, Abilene, Texas. Two talks presented October 8, 1998: "The Vocation of the Christian Scholar-Teacher" and "The Voice of the Christian Scholar in the Postmodern Academic Conversation." "Types of Christian Scholarship,�� talk presented at the ��Five Models of Christian Higher Education�� Conference sponsored by the Lilly Endowment at the University of Notre Dame, June 12-14, 1998 "Christian Belief in a Postmodern Age," six-part seminar presented at the Cornerstone Festival, June 30-July 4, 1999, Bushnell, Illinois ��Kierkegaard and Postmodernism,�� Six part seminar presented at the Cornerstone Festival, July 2-4, 1998, Bushnell, Illinois. ��The Christian Scholar and the Christian University,�� two-day seminar presented to new permanent faculty at Baylor University, August 17-18, 1998. Repeated August 16-17, 1999.

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23 "Kant and Kierkegaard on the Possibility of Metaphysics," lead paper at the Claremont Conference on the Philosophy of Religion, held at Claremont University, February 5, 1998 "The Vocation of the Christian Scholar and Its Value for Teaching," plenary invited address at the Lilly Regional Conference, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas, March 28, 1998 "The Concept of Authority in Søren Kierkegaard," paper read at Kierkegaard Conference at St. Olaf College, June 7, 1997 "The Concept of Authority in Kierkegaard's Works of Love," paper read at Research Conference sponsored by the Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen, August 8, 1997 "Is the Historians' Jesus Historical?" Public lecture delivered at the following occasions: University of St. Andrews, Scotland, November 23, 2004 Yale University, March 27, 1997. Invited by the Rivendell Study Center. Erasmus Lecture, January 28, 1999, Westmont College (Santa Barbara, CA) Carl Henry Lecture, March 19, 1999, Northwestern University (sponsored by Institute for Advanced Christian Studies) Calvin Theological Seminary, January 14, 1999 "A Kierkegaardian View of the Foundations of Morality," read at the Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, Nov. 1, 1996 "Kierkegaard's Relational Anthropology," invited paper read at "Kierkegaard Days in Copenhagen" conference on "The Meaning of Meaning It," May 7, 1996, at the University of Copenhagen "Kierkegaard on Realism and Anti-Realism," invited Symposium paper read at Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association, New York, December 28, 1995 "Emotions, Reason, and the Intellectual Virtues," paper read at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, philosophy of religion section, Philadelphia, November 19, 1995 "The Complementary Character of Evidentialist and Non-Evidentialist Accounts of Historical Religious Knowledge," paper read at Joseph Butler Society, Oriel College, Oxford, November 15, 1993 "Kierkegaard and C. S. Lewis on Regarding the Incarnation as Myth," address to the C. S. Lewis Society, Oxford, February 8, 1994

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24 "Kierkegaard's Rejection of the Incarnational Narrative as Mythical," invited address at annual Kierkegaard dinner, the Danish Church in London, November 11, 1993 "The Single-Minded Christian Scholar," invited address at dedication ceremony for new doctoral program in clinical psychology at Wheaton College, October 15, 1993 "Evidence and Grounds for the Historicity of the Incarnational Narrative," keynote lectures at Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, October 28-29, 1993 "Kierkegaard as a Political Thinker," invited lecture to the faculty at Knox College, Galesburg, Ill., May 17, 1993 "On Taking Irony Seriously But Not Absolutely," paper read at Kierkegaard Society Meeting in conjunction with APA Central Division meeting in Chicago, April 22, 1993. Session as a whole dealt with "Recent Work on Philosophical Fragments" and one of the books discussed was my own Passionate Reason "Evidentialist and Non-evidentialist Accounts of Historical Religious Knowledge," paper read at the philosophy of religion colloquium at the University of Notre Dame, October 26, 1992 "Counselling and Character Formation," Pacesetter Address to the Theoretical Issues Track at the Second International Congress on Christian Counselling, Atlanta, Georgia, November 13, 1992. This paper was also delivered as one of the keynote addresses at the conference "Psyche and Faith 1994: Beyond Professionalism," sponsored by the Christian Association for Psychiatry, Psychology, and Psychotherapy in the Netherlands, June 16-18, 1994. Ronald Nelson Scholar in Residence, Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, September 21-22, 1992. Public lecture on "Why History Matters to Christians," two chapel addresses, and various other talks. "The Incarnational Narrative as History and Myth," invited paper read at Pew Colloquium on Christianity and Contemporary Culture, Winter Colorado, June 13, 1992. Also read at the Society of Christian Philosophers Mountain States Regional Meeting (invited plenary address) and Southeastern Regional Meeting of the SCP. "Transformative Religious Experiences," paper read at a colloquium at the University of Iowa, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and School of World Religions, February 22, 1991 Geneva Lectures, sponsored by the Geneva Community, at the University of Iowa, February 22-23, 1991

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25 "Kierkegaard's Critique of Modernity," presentation to the Association of Christians Teaching Sociology, June 6, 1991, at St. Olaf College Staley Lectures, Grace College, Winona Lake, Indiana, April 24-25, 1991 "Is Personhood an Achievement," lecture given at Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, April 12, 1991, funded by the Visiting Philosophers program of the National Endowment for the Humanities "Kierkegaard on Faith and History," invited address at the Pacific Regional Meeting of the Society of Christian Philosophers, February 9, 1990 "Anxiety and Original Sin," invited commentator's paper read at Symposium on "Kierkegaard's The Concept of Anxiety, American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, New Orleans, April 26, 1990. Abstract published in Nous, Vol. 24, No. 2, April 1990. "Kierkegaard's View of the Unconscious," invited address at International Kierkegaard Symposium held in Hillerød, Denmark, June, 1988 "Is Kierkegaard an Irrationalist?" read at Kierkegaard Conference at the University of San Diego, February 10, 1989. Also read at Emory University Philosophy Colloquium, October 20, 1988, at the University of Georgia Philosophy Colloquium, November 9, 1988, and as an invited lecture at Baylor University, February 23, 1989. "Developing Wisdom in Christian Psychologists," invited address given at the Wheaton College Conference on Christianity and Psychology, October 26, and also at the Rech Conference on Christianity and Psychology at the Hilton Hotel in Lisle, Illinois, October 26, 1990 "Religious Faith and Humanistic Methodology in Psychology," presented at the Center for Research in Faith and Moral Development, Emory University, November 17, 1988 John G. Finch Lectures on Psychology and Religion, given at the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, January 20-22, 1988. Theme: "Taking Meaning, Values, and Freedom Seriously in Psychology" "Kierkegaard and Reformed Epistemology," Kierkegaard Society Meeting at Central division A.P.A., Chicago, April 30, 1987 "Kierkegaard's Theory of Action," invited lecture at Calvin College, October 22, 1986 "Theistic Arguments as Articulated Natural Signs," invited lecture at Calvin Seminary,

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26 October 23, 1986 "Where There's a Will There's A Way: Kierkegaard's Concept of the Leap," invited symposium paper at Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy meeting, at Toronto, October 15-18, 1986. Also read at Kierkegaard Society at Central Division A.P.A., Cincinnati, 1988 "Persons as Substantial Achievers," featured paper at International Symposium "On Being Human" sponsored by the Association for Calvinist Philosophy, in Zeist, the Netherlands, August 12, 1986 "Albert Ellis's Conception of Rationality: How Reasonable Is R.E.T.?" Minnesota Philosophical Society Annual Meeting, November 2, 1985, at the University of Minnesota "Kierkegaard and Plantinga on Belief in God: Subjectivity as the Ground of Properly Basic Beliefs," conference at St. Olaf College on Kierkegaard, October 2, 1985 "Healing Old Wounds and Recovering Old Insights: Toward a Christian View of the Person for Today," Conference on Christian Theology in a Post-Christian World, sponsored by Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, Wheaton, IL, March 20-22, 1985 "Kierkegaard on Humor," read to the Kierkegaard Society at Eastern Division A.P.A., New York, December 28, 1984 "Brody's Aristotelean Essentialism and Plantinga's Possible Worlds," American Philosophical Association Western Division meeting, Cincinnati, April 26, 1984 "Defending the Person in a Scientific Age," featured address at symposium on Personhood at Loyola University, Chicago, March 29, 1980 "Separable Souls: A Defense of Dualism," William Oliver Martin Memorial Lecture, University of Rhode Island, February 29, 1980 "Minimal Dualism," Kentucky Philosophical Association spring meeting, Wilmore, Kentucky, April 4, 1981 "The Concept of Subjective Understanding Which Underlies Kierkegaard's Theory of Indirect Communication," read at American Philosophical Association Western Division meeting, April 21, 1979 "Kierkegaard's Ethic of Self-Actualization," University of Illinois Philosophy Colloquium, Champaign, IL, September 12, 1979

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27 "The Concept of the Self as the Key to Integration," keynote address at national meeting of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, April 21, 1983, Chicago "Redeemed Man: The Vision Which Gave Rise to Marxism," invited address at Symposium on Marxism and Christianity, Wheaton, IL, March 26, 1982 "Taking Freedom Seriously in Psychology," keynote address at the Midwest Convention of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Toledo, Ohio, August 19, 1988 "Taking Values Seriously in Psychology," Scandrette Lecture, given at Wheaton College, October 27, 1988 Comments or Responses Comment on Lee Barrett, ��The Significance of Doctrine and the Impossibility of Systematic Theology in Kierkegaard��s Journals and Papers,�� 5th International Kierkegaard Conference, St. Olaf College, June 13, 2005. Comment on Craig Evans, ��Where History Ends and Faith Begins: Reflections on the Historical Jesus,�� at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 18, 2001. Session sponsored by the Society of Christian Philosophers. Comment on Michael Murray, ��Natural Providence,�� Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, October 29, 2000. Comment on Jorge Garcia's "Love and Absolutes in Christian Ethics," Philosophy of Religion conference at the University of Notre Dame, March 1990 Comment on Andrew Jeffery, "Panpsychism and Substance Dualism," at the Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, September 21, 1990 Comment on Stephen Rowntree, "The Triumph of the Kierkegaardian Therapeutic," Kierkegaard Society Meeting, Dec. 29, 1989, at the Eastern Division A.P.A., Atlanta, GA. Comment on William Alston, "The Place of Experience in the Grounds of Religious Belief," conference on "The Future of God," held at Gordon College, Wenham, MA, May 25-27, 1989 Comment on Vincent McCarthy, "Narcissism and Desire in Either\Or I, Kierkegaard Seminar at American Academy of Religion National Convention, Chicago, November 20, 1988 Comment on Robert Perkins, "Kierkegaard: A Kind of Epistemologist," Society for

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28 Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Notre Dame, October, 1987 Comment on David Cain, "Notes on a Coach Horn: Going further, Revocation, and Repetition," American Academy of Religion national convention, Atlanta, November 24, 1986 "And He, Wanting to Justify Himself, Said, 'And Who is My Epistemic Peer,'" comment read at Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, October 25, 1986 Response to "The Problem of Evil and Moral Skepticism," Western Division A.P.A. meeting, April 26, 1985 Invited response to two reviews of my book, Kierkegaard's Fragments and Postscript, American Academy of Religion national meeting, Chicago, December, 1984 Response to Kenneth Sayre's "What is God That We Are Mindful of Him? at conference at Notre Dame on "Religion and Forms of Life," March 28-29, 1979 Response to Ralph McInerny's "Kierkegaard's Concept of the Aesthetic," Wheaton College Philosophy Conference, 1976 Media Appearances Guest on ��Odyssey,�� a syndicated NPR program originating from WBEZ in Chicago, hosted by Gretchen Helfrich, December 16, 2002. The program dealt with the subject ��Religious Faith and History.�� Administrative Responsibilities From 1997-2000 I served as Dean for Research and Scholarship at Calvin College. I reported to the Provost, and my responsibilities included oversight of the following programs, institutes, and research centers: sabbatical program, Calvin Research Fellowships, Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship, Meeter Center for Calvin Studies, Institute on Worship and Liturgy, the Paul Henry Institute for Faith and Politics, the Social Research Center, and the Calvin Summer Seminars in Christian Scholarship, a program funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. I was also responsible for the work of the Office of Grants and Foundation Relations. From the fall of 1994 until the summer of 1997, I was directly in charge of the Calvin Summer Seminars in Christian Scholarship, a program then funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. In the initial phase, we organized six seminars for Christian faculty to think

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29 creatively about key issues in a variety of disciplines, spread over three summers, with each seminar followed by a conference the next year and a book. With two staff members and an advisory board and I was responsible for selection of seminar directors, and all logistics for the seminars and conferences, including publicity, travel, housing, and food. As Curator of the Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf from 1984-1994 I was responsible for all activities of the library, including the budget, supervision of professional employees and student workers, maintenance and up-grading of the collection, and hosting and assisting visiting scholars. During my tenure as Curator the Kierkegaard Library received two major grants: one from the National Endowment for the Humanities, for a complete cataloging of the collection, and from the Sequoia Foundation for book preservation. I was also appointed Division Chair at St. Olaf for 1991-93 for the Division of Philosophy, Religion, and History. This involved making recommendations on all appointments, re- appointments, promotions, tenure decisions, and salary decisions for the division, as well as arranging for divisional professional and social meetings, elections and other business. Other Professional Activities 1. I organized and ran two major conferences on Kierkegaard. One was on "Kierkegaard and Contemporary Philosophy," at St. Olaf College, October 2-4, 1985, with over thirty program participants and sixty-five registrants. The second, also at St. Olaf, was June 5-8. 1988, with twenty-five papers presented and over ninety registrants. I also organized a philosophy conference at Wheaton in the late 70's. 2. I have reviewed manuscripts for Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Princeton University Press, Cornell University Press, Indiana University Press, Harper and Row, State University of New York Press, Mercer University Press, the American Academy of Religion Dissertation series, and many religious publishing houses. I regularly review manuscripts for the journals for which I serve on editorial boards, as well as for such journals as The Journal of the History of Philosophy, Philosophy Research Archives, The Australasian Journal of Philosophy, The Journal of Religion and Archiv fur Geschichte der Philosophie. I also served five years on the editorial board for Kierkegaard Monographs and also for the Kierkegaard Yearbook series, both published by DeGruyter Verlag for the Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen. I have for many years served on the editorial review board for the series, International Kierkegaard Commentary, published by Mercer University Press. 3. I served as part of a three person team (along with Tyler Burge of UCLA and Rosemarie Tong of UNCC) to evaluate the Claremont-McKenna Philosophy Department in the spring of 2000. I also served as one of two external reviewers (with Michael Beaty of Baylor) for a ten year evaluation of the Wheaton College philosophy department in the spring of 1997.

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30 4. In 2006 I served as external reviewer for the tenure case of Marilyn Piety at Drexel University. In 2004 I served as external reviewer for scholarship for John Davenport, who was awarded tenure at Fordham University. I served as external reviewer of scholarship for James Conant, who was awarded tenure in the philosophy department of the University of Pittsburgh, 1998. I also served as external reviewer of scholarship for a tenure case for a Professor at Wake Forest University in 2001. 5. I have served as outside reader for four Ph.D. dissertations: For Deane-Peter Baker at McQuarie University; for Matthew Gerhard Jacoby, who received the Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Melbourne in 2005; for William C. Suttles at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C., October 1999, and for Antony Aaumann at Indiana University, July 2008). 6. During the summer of 2000 I taught a three-week multi-disciplinary seminar on "Kierkegaard: A Man for All Disciplines" as part of the Calvin College Seminars in Christian Scholarship Program. Twelve scholars participated including three professors from Calvin, and five graduate students. 7. Directed Faculty Development Seminar on ��Christian Views of Human Nature,�� at Whitworth College, July 23-28, 2001. This interdisciplinary seminar included 15 faculty from 11 different institutions. 8. Served on program committee for the 2005 Central Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association 9. I also served as a resource person for a one week seminar on Christianity and Social Work sponsored by the National Association of Christians in Social Work. This was held at Calvin College, July 19-23, 2004. Also served as resource person for a follow-up Seminar in 2005. 10. I served as part of a three person evaluation team for the ��Subjectivity Research Centre�� at the University of Copenhagen on behalf of the Danish National Research Foundation, June 6-7, 2005. 11. Co-Director (with Eleonore Stump) of a one week faculty seminar on ��What Does It Mean to Be a Christian Philosopher?�� at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 11- 15, 2005. Sponsored by the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Institutional Service 1. I served on the Faculty Personnel Committee and as chair of the Financial Affairs

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31 Committee at Wheaton College. 2. At St. Olaf College I served on the Curriculum and Educational Policies Committee (1986-88), as Chair of the Honorary Degree Subcommittee (1987-88), Convocations Committee (1985-87), Long-Range Computer Planning Committee (1984-85), Committee on Admissions, Retention, and Financial Aid (1985-86), and the President's Task Force on Advising (1986-87). From 1991-93 I served on the Review and Planning Committee and two of its subcommittees, on Compensation and Sabbaticals (Chair). I also served on the President's Council during that period. 3. At Calvin College, I served three years as Dean for Research and Scholarship. This required service on numerous committees, including the Academic Council and the Faculty Development Committee. Major initiatives achieved include the development and maintenance of the Seminars in Christian Scholarship program (which I directed for three years before becoming Dean), the reorganization of the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship and the Social Research Center, the beginning of the Calvin Lectureship program, and an enhanced and expanded sabbatical program. 4. At Baylor University I serve on the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching Committee (2002-2005), the Religious Affairs Committee (2003-2005), and on the Advisory Committee for the Center for American and Jewish Studies. Church and Service Activities My wife and I are currently members of Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas. I have taught a five week mini-course on the evidence for Christianity during the Sunday School hour as an elective class for adults. We belong the ��40 and more�� class there, and I also am a substitute teacher for that class. I am also a member of the choir. During the spring of 1997 I gave a four part presentation at what was then my church in Grand Rapids (Church of the Servant) on Sunday evenings as part of the regular Sunday evening service on "Why Believe?" This dealt with doubts about Christian faith and its intellectual foundations. During the summer of 1997 I debated Professor Joseph Ellin (Western Michigan University) at the Richland Evangelical Covenant Church in Richland, Michigan. During 1993-94 I attended St. Aldates Anglican Church in Oxford, England. There I taught a noon-time course on the historical reliability of the New Testament and gave several other lectures to students. Prior to coming to Michigan I was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church in Northfield, Minnesota. I served a term as Chair of the Church (head layperson), and also served on the Church Council, as Chair of the Christian Education Board, and as part of the Membercare Board. I have also taught Sunday School at adult, college, high

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32 school and elementary levels and worked in the children's Adventure Club Program. In the past I have also served on the Membercare Board and sung in the choir. Before moving to Northfield, I was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church in Wheaton, Illinois (now Immanuel Presbyterian Church, part of the EPC). 2. At St. Olaf I served several years as faculty advisor to the student chapter of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. 3. Over the years I have spoken at numerous InterVarsity Christian Fellowship meetings on college campuses across the nation, including the University of Michigan, Emory University, the University of Illinois, the University of Minnesota, the University of Iowa, at an Urbana Missions Conference seminar, and at extended meetings at Cedar Campus. I have also spoken frequently at churches, doing retreats, adult education courses, Sunday school, and occasional preaching. 4. I am a member and supporter of Bread for the World, Evangelicals for Social Action, and Christians for Biblical Equality.
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