The Society for

Philosophy of Religion

2024 Annual Meeting

March 7th - 9th

Omni Oceanfront Resort Hotel

Hilton Head, South Carolina


Thursday, March 7th, 2024


8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Announcements


Session I

Session Chair:  Jeff Willetts
(The John Leland Center for Theological Studies)


9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
“The Presence and Body of Christ”
Frank Schweigert (Metro State University)

Commentary:  Michael Potts (Methodist University)


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

“Seeking with Integrity”

Tad Robinson (Muhlenberg College)



Ben McCraw (University of South Carolina Upstate)



Session II

Session Chair:  Mike Jones (Liberty University)


2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Obligatio in Leibniz’s Jurisprudence”
Joshua Horn (University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point)


Dylan Flint (The Ohio State University)


3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
“Pascal on Divine Hiddenness”
John Schellenberg (Mount St. Vincent University)


Bernie Cantens (Sul Ross State University)


Friday, March 8th, 2024


Session III

Session Chair: Brian Birch (Utah Valley University)


9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
“Credible Theological Encroachment a la Clemente de Jesus Munguia"
Juan Garcia (Wingate University)


Commentary: Rob Prevost (Wingate University)


10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
“Cartesian Trinitarian Persons"
Andrew Hollingsworth (Brewton Parker College)
Joshua Farris (Missional University)


Brian Austin (Carson Newman University)



Session IV

Session Chair: Ed Bagley (Wingate University)


2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
“The Idea of Reciprocity, the Duty of Civility,
and the Hidden Religious Aspect of Political Liberalism"
Yidi Wu (Boston University)


Commentary: Ryan Falcioni (Chaffey College)


3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
“Against Swinburne’s Behavioral View of Trust: Toward a Complete Model of Trusting God”
Josh Rollins (University of Central Oklahoma)


Hyun Kim (State College of Florida)  



7:00 p.m.
Society Dinner and Presidential Address

"Contemplating the Inexplicable: Jesus and the Resurrection"

Jeffrey Willetts

Parkwood Baptist Church
The John Leland Center for Theological Studies



Saturday, March 9th, 2024


Session V

Session Chair:  Tim Lytle (Piedmont University)


9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Book Panel:  The Karamazov Case
by Terrence W. Tilley

Brad Kallenberg (University of Dayton)

Patrick Horn (Pilgrim Congregational Church)

Ronald Hall (Stetson University, emeritus)

Response:  Terrence W. Tilley (Fordham University)


10:45 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
Business Meeting




President - Jeffrey Willetts (2019)

Vice-President - Tim Lytle (2020)

Secretary - Brian Birch (2022)

Treasurer - Ben McCraw (2022)

Council Members

Rob Prevost (2018, Immediate Past President)
Ted Poston (2021)

Josh Horn (2022)
Tad Robinson (2023)