Snuggs Lecture Speaker is Announced

Monday, December 03, 2012

Covenants and Requirements: How Grace Becomes Law

Dr. Michael Futch, Chair of the Philosophy and Religion Department announced the speaker for the Snuggs Lecture and Religion would by Dr. John R. Bowlin, Rimmer and Ruth de Vries Associate Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life, Department of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary.  Dr. Bowlin's lecture is titled "Covenants and Requirements: How Grace Becomes Law".

The Snuggs Lecture will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the OneOK Room in Helmerich Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

JohnBowlinDr. Bowlin taught religion at The University of Tulsa before accepting his position at Princeton.  He earned his M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Christian Ethics, and the Society for Values in Higher Education, and has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Religious Ethics since 2003. His areas of specialization are Christian ethics, moral philosophy, social ethics and criticism, and the history of moral theology, and his courses cover ethics and the problem of evil, ethics and politics in Augustine, war and Christian conscience, and friendship, love, and justice. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Major Publications
On Tolerance and Forbearance: Moral Inquiries Natural and Supernatural (forthcoming)
Contingency and Fortune in Aquinas’s Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 1999) 


Tina Henley